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Covid & College Admissions
October 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Covid & College Admissions Seminar
by Richland County Library
Monday, Oct 12 at 6 pm
Teens/Parents — FREE
Parents and teens, need help navigating college applications? Applying to college may look a little different this year but Dr. Jim Overton of College Consultants of South Carolina has you covered! Join us as we discuss everything you need to know about test scores, campus visits, costs, and more.
This event will be held virtually via Zoom. Please register below. The event link will be sent to the email address associated with your library card one day prior to the event.
If you do not have a Richland Library card but want to attend, click here to get a card or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register. If you do not have access to e-mail, call 803.799.9084 (9 am-4 pm | Monday-Friday) to register by phone.
Dr. Jim Overton began his professional career as a psychologist with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, and later worked with Family Services of Columbia. From 1983 – 2008 he worked as a school counselor at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, SC, one of the state’s premier high schools. While there, he actively assisted students in the college search and application process and maintained a constant focus on the best possible outcome for students in both academic advising and college admissions counseling.
Beyond the many students he helped in the college search and application process, his accomplishments include numerous presentations to parents and students on choosing and applying to colleges and identifying scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Since 1996, his students have been awarded close to $60 million in scholarships.
Following his retirement from the public school system in 2008, he founded College Consultants of South Carolina, LL..
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