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IT'S THE START OF CLASSES!


And we are off and running.....with Zoom and Google classrooms in tow, we managed to not have many hiccups with Joshua's help! Though Joshua is in Jamaica to complete his dental internships, another Versan tip to graduating students...lovely to see how our students stick to the game plan we laid out on our Farewell Ritual Ceremonies...his help has been invaluable in the office!



We have had some excellent aides over the years, making work at Versan effortless. So today we pay homage to all those staff members from summers past who made it worth our while.


Joshua Butcher - Manager Extraordinaire

Ashley Kumst- Protector

Nicholas Foo-Deep Thinker

Pearce Smith-the Apple Guy

Zara Nicholas Williams

Geana Angus-disciplinarian

Kelsey Randall-the sweetheart

Justin Hamilton-the Comedian

Emily Cai -the second Director

Christine Leefatt - Ms. Competent

Sharon Chai-takes no prisoners


All together, these folks made a company seem more than efficient, a well-oiled machine. What is sad is that we cannot seem to recapture that energy with post-employees. So we use this space to salute all these noble beings. What of them?


Joshua is predestined for dental school..

Ashley is now a working mom...

Nicholas is a certified pilot instructor

Pearce is at Hofstra studying Computer Science Engineering

Zara is teaching Mathematics at an elite boarding school

Geana is completing college in Georgia

Kelsey is studying business

Justin is a pilot

Emily is graduating from Clark University soon

Christine is an accomplished violinist, has played at Carnegie Hall (I was invited!!!) and studying to be a Physician's Assistant

Sharon Chai is in Texas attending a great University....


All accomplished and on their individual journeys....All products of Versan...We are oh so proud of them as we will make our current set of students ones to be proud of.....


CONSULTATIONS


Use the month of July to get your applications rolling! Book your appointments online or call us at 7552187.





Dear Sandra,


July is College Application Workshop month at Reed!


Are you unsure how to start the college search? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the different virtual events offered by colleges?


Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 7, at 11 a.m. PDT, Grace Fisher, Associate Dean of Admission, will explain the different kinds of virtual events, what to expect if you attend one, and how to get the most out of it.


REGISTER FOR FINDING YOUR COLLEGE


Return throughout the month as we present our most popular sessions as well as new ones.


July Events to Help You with College Search and Application

  • Writing Your Personal Statement – Thursday, July 8, 3 p.m. PDT: The personal statement is your conversation with the admission committee. Attend this event to learn about the dos and don’ts of college essays and see sample essays from successful Reed applications.

  • Application Basics – Tuesday, July 13, 4 p.m. PDT: Does the college application seem complicated and overwhelming? We will break down application components, types, and rounds to help you understand the practical aspects of applying to college.

  • Navigating Selective College Admission – Thursday, July 22, 3 p.m. PDT: Join Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, to learn how selective institutions think about transcripts, extracurricular activities, the application essay, and more.

  • Understanding Financial Aid – Monday, July 26, 4 p.m. PDT: What do students and families need to know when applying for financial aid? Attend this event to hear Sandy Sundstrom, Director of Financial Aid, discuss the fundamental components of financial aid and get guidance on discussing college financing as a family.

  • Acing the Interview – Thursday, July 29, 3 p.m. PDT: Take a deep dive into the college interview to discover how this face-to-face meeting fits into the application process. Learn tips for communicating effectively, and establish a mindset that will help you ace the interview.

See you soon!


Dev Devvrat Assistant Dean of Admission

P.S. Almost 97% of students and parents rate our virtual programming as Good or Excellent. Find out why!

Office of Admission reed.edu/apply admission@reed.edu 503-777-7511

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