Preparing for 2020 and Beyond

What does the future hold for students/families preparing for college? What are the admissions, financial and career trends that will affect future students and families?  The NCAG Conference features experts who can help us prepare for the future as we guide students and parents.

 

DAY 1   MONDAY   MAY 13, 2019
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome/Introductions/Remarks
  • Featured Presentation:  Hot Spots, Hooks and Hidden Agendas by Peter VanBuskirk  Part 1
  • Networking Break
  • Featured Presentation:  Hot Spots, Hooks and Hidden Agendas by Peter VanBuskirk  Part 2
  • Lunch
  • Institutional Methodology EFC Calculations: Comparing FAFSA and Profile Need Analyses:  Bill Smith, author, researcher, software entrepreneur
  • Networking Break
  • Hot Topic Round Table Discussions
  • Day 1 Debrief
  • Social Activity:  Seattle Underground
  •  Dinner on your own

DAY 2  Tuesday  MAY 14, 2019
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome/Remarks
  • Featured Presentation: Mock Financial Aid and Admissions Committee by Christine Bowman (Southwestern University) and Rick Diaz (Southern Methodist University)
  • Networking Break
  • Featured Presentation: Mock Financial Aid and Admissions Committee by Christine Bowman (Southwestern University) and Rick Diaz (Southern Methodist University)
  • NCAG Lunch
  • Special Interest Group meetings
  • Networking Break
  • Panel presentation/discussion
  • Closing session/ Kick off 2020 conference


OPTIONAL : WEDNESDAY MAY 15   COLLEGE VISITS                      
  • 7:00 AM Leave hotel
  • University of Washington Visit
  • Lunch at Seattle University
  • Seattle University Visit
  • 4:00 PM Finish Visits

Subject to change, as we finalize details based on registration numbers. 


NCAG membership can have great value for you!


NCAG Mission

Provide education and resources for college planning professionals, students and families.

Helping you help others

NCAG is accepting new members and is growing quickly. Membership is inexpensive, but the information that you gather and community that you will form will be invaluable as your practice continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of those you serve.

Membership

The NCAG is a member-driven organization. We look to our members to take an active part in NCAG by electing board members, working on committees and doing presentations if they wish.