Academic and College Planning Night
plus Open House

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Upper School Building

5:30 PM Open House program begins
6:30 PM Academic and College Planning Night program begins

Families with students entering grades 5 and up are invited, including students currently in grades 6 and up.

The evening will feature a keynote and three breakout sessions on a variety of academic and college planning topics (see below), allowing you to select a schedule based on individual interests and upcoming decisions.

Eventbrite - The Bear Creek School Open House (5-12) plus Academic and College Planning Night

Seminar Program

STEM Is an Art Class
Patrick Carruth, President and Headmaster

Three breakout sessions on 10-15 topics, including:

  • The Admissions Process at Highly Selective Colleges
  • Choosing APs and Other Courses at Bear Creek
  • Admissions Tests: SAT or ACT? Which, When, and How to Prepare
  • Telling Your Story: Tips for Writing an Amazing College Essay
  • Paying for College: Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Middle Schooler

    Bear Creek Open House event for prospective families

    • Check in at 5:15 p.m.
    • Bear Creek admissions program begins at 5:30 p.m. and will include an admissions presentation, Q&A, and hearty appetizers.
    • Please park at the Upper School Building (8525-208th Ave. NE, Redmond).

    Academic and College Planning Night

    • Pre-event coffee and dessert begins at 6:15 p.m.
    • Welcome and keynote begin at 6:30 p.m.
    • Final breakout session concludes at 8:30 p.m.
    • Park at the Main Building if the Upper School lot is full. There is a lighted footpath connecting the two buildings.

    About Bear Creek

    Learn about the Early Middle School, Middle School, and Upper School programs at The Bear Creek School.

    Learn more about the College Advising program available to Bear Creek students.

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