• Counseling Department Upcoming Events

Class of 2023 Freshman Parent Night

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019

    6:00- 6:45 PM 

    Please join us prior to Curriculum Night to meet your student's counselor and learn more about the services we will provide during your student's time at Hinsdale Central. Classroom assignments will be sent out prior to the event. 

Class of 2020 Senior Family & Financial Aid Night

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019  *** Please note the date change from 09/05/19

    6:30-8:00 PM in the Auditoium

    The program will begin with a presentation from the counselors on the college admissions process. The second part of the program will be a presentation on the financial aid process, presented by Abel Montoya from the Illinios Student Assistance Commission. 

2020 College Selection Process Night

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    6:30-8:00 PM in the Auditorium

    College admissions professionals will give their perspectives on the admission process and what schools are looking for. Our panelists for the evening will be Sarah Gallagher-Dvorak, Director of Admissions at St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Kirk R. Kluver, Assistant Provost and Director of Admissions at the University of Iowa and Rick Bischoff, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Case Western Reserve University. Sophomore and Junior students and parents are encouraged to attend.

Navigating College Admission Tests

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020 

    6:30 - 8:00 PM in the Auditorium

    The leaders at Compass Education Group are asked to speak at over 200 high schools every year. Join other Hinsdale families for a thoughtful and pragmatic discussion of college admission testing that will be useful to students and parents alike. Hear the latest key insights on the following and more:

    • SAT or ACT: Making your best choice
    • Understanding PSAT scores and what they project
    • Test scores’ role and weight in college admissions
    • Why colleges’ testing policies vary so widely
    • Debunking the most pervasive myths about testing and admission
    • The relevance of Subject Tests at selective colleges
    • Sane and successful calendaring of testing and test prep

District 86 College Night

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    6:00-8:00 PM in the Hinsdale South Fieldhouse

    We will upload a listing of colleges and universities that will be in attendance closer to the date of the event. Please contact your counselor if you have additional questions. 

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