Admission 101
A Program for Williams Alumni Families
’62 Center for Theatre & Dance
Monday, May 18, 2020


8-8:30 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m. – Welcome
Maud Mandel, President and Professor of History

8:45-11:00 a.m. – The College Process
Chris Jones ’94, Upper School Dean, Harvard-Westlake School
Sean Logan ’88, Dean of College Counseling, Phillips Academy
Alison Furey Nowicki ’99, Guidance & Counseling Department Chair,
Concord Carlisle High School

  • Identifying what’s important to you
  • Building a balanced college list
  • Recognizing and promoting your own strengths
  • Understanding how colleges make decisions

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Mock Admission Committee
Office of Admission Staff

  • Behind the scenes: Join Williams admission officers in a simulation of admission committee

12:30-1:45 p.m. – BBQ at the Williams Inn

1:45-2:30 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions:

  • Conversation with Current Ephs (students only)
    Schapiro Hall 129
  • Financing Post-Secondary Education and Covering College Costs
    Weston Hall Presentation Room
  • Tour of Williams College Museum of Art
    Williams College Museum of Art (meet in lobby)

2:45-3:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks and Q&A
Liz Creighton ’01, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid,
Chris Jones ’94, Sean Logan ’88, Alison Furey Nowicki ’99

3:45-4:45 p.m. – Campus Tour (optional)
Leaves from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance