MACAC Spring Conference 

University of Minnesota (St. Paul Campus)May 18, 2015 

Spring Conference Social

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55454
May 17, 2015

Call For Session Proposals

Gather up your skills and expertise! Plan to share the wealth with your peers, colleagues and friends at this year MACAC Spring Conference in May. Everyone has something to share! Our theme is “Success Through Synergy” this year, and we hope to explore many topics in this year’s sessions. Send us your brilliant ideas for sessions.

The following is just a sampling of topics from previous years:

  1. The Basics of College Admissions for New Counselors
  2. The Common Application
  3. CSS Profile – Format and Use
  4. Handling Transfer Students
  5. Demographic Changes and Resulting Issues for College Admissions
  6. What’s New in College Admissions? Trends?
  7. The Life of a School Counselor – Reports and Tips
  8. NCAA Eligibility Center Update
  9. Transitional Issues for Students as They Go to College – i.e. Alcohol and Time Management
  10. Undocumented Students
  11. The Achievement Gap
  12. Social Media’s Effect on and Implications for College Admissions
  13. Writing Letters of Recommendation

Sessions Proposal should include the following:

  • Session Title
  • Presenter/s: Name/s, Title/s, Contact Information, Two Sentence Biography (including degrees and where earned as well as recent professional history).
  • Brief Description of Session
  • Target Audience (High School Counselors, College Admission Professionals or Both)
  • Tech Plans/Needs


Ryan Blake
University of St. Thomas
Professional Development Tri-Chair

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