Pitzer College Office of Admission Webinar Series

Join us for a series of live webinars (think online seminar…Pitzer style!) featuring Pitzer students, faculty and staff offering insights into the Pitzer experience, both on and off campus!

  • Webinar length: 30 minutes (not counting Q&A).
  • Webinar times listed in Pacific Standard Time.
  • No microphone or headset needed – the webinar will play on your computer or device’s speakers, and you can interact with presenters using a keyboard.
Register for a webinar by clicking on the links below. Call 909.621.8129 or email admission@pitzer.edu with any questions. We look forward to hosting you online!

What it is: a quick-but-detailed look at how a college interview is conducted at Pitzer.

What you’ll learn: what questions might be asked, plus tips and suggestions for a successful interview.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, CBO coordinators/program managers, and Pitzer faculty/staff/students.

This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017.

Interviewing at Pitzer

What it is: a detailed look at Pitzer’s transfer application process, and how to make your application stand out

What you’ll learn: what the transfer application process looks like at Pitzer; how transfer credit is awarded; important dates and deadlines; tips and suggestions for an effective application.

Who should attend: prospective transfer students, prospective parents, transfer coordinators, high school counselors, independent college counselors, and CBO coordinators/program managers.

Transfer101

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: a general introduction to the academic and social opportunities available at Pitzer.

What you’ll learn: what sets Pitzer apart from other liberal arts colleges; the unique Claremont University Consortium and its shared resources; Pitzer’s core values and educational objectives, and the role they play in both the Pitzer experience and the application process.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, CBO coordinators/program managers, and Pitzer faculty/staff/students.

Beyond the Sunshine

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: a financial aid primer with information about how to receive financial assistance at Pitzer.

What you’ll learn: the process of applying for financial aid at Pitzer; forms and deadlines; answers to frequently-asked questions about Pitzer’s financial aid program.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, and CBO coordinators/managers.

This webinar is scheduled for Friday, October 27th, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: a presentation that offers valuable tips and suggestions for how to make your first-year application stand out!

What you’ll learn: how to put together a complete application to Pitzer; what the Admission Committee is looking for; how to effectively tackle Pitzer’s supplemental essay prompts.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, CBO coordinators/program managers, and Pitzer faculty/staff/students.

Agents of Change

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: a chance to explore Pitzer’s numerous study abroad programs and hear more about the experience of living and learning abroad.

What you’ll learn: what study abroad programs are available at Pitzer; what makes our study abroad programs unique; how studying abroad can help your post-graduate endeavors.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, and CBO coordinators/program managers.

Global Engagement

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: an introduction to Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center and its history of supporting Pitzer faculty, students, staff and community partners in forwarding social responsibility and community engagement in surrounding communities.

What you’ll learn: the numerous opportunities for community engagement provided by the CEC; Pitzer-sponsored social justice programs like Jumpstart and Camp Afflerbaugh-Page; Pitzer’s innovative Pitzer in Ontario program, where students take courses in urban studies and quantitative analysis while immersing themselves within the Ontario, CA community.

Who should attend: prospective students, prospective parents, high school counselors, independent college counselors, CBO coordinators/program managers, and Pitzer faculty/staff/students.

Community Engagement

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: an online panel discussion between current and prospective students about Pitzer’s academic opportunities and campus life.

Length: 30 minutes (not counting Q&A).

What you’ll learn: why our students chose to attend Pitzer; how to get involved in extracurricular activities on campus; how to get the most out of your Pitzer experience.

Who should attend: prospective students.

Student Engagement

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.

What it is: a detailed look at Pitzer’s transfer application process, and how to make your application stand out

What you’ll learn: what the transfer application process looks like at Pitzer; how transfer credit is awarded; important dates and deadlines; tips and suggestions for an effective application.

Who should attend: prospective transfer students, prospective parents, transfer coordinators, high school counselors, independent college counselors, and CBO coordinators/program managers.

Transfer101

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, 04:00 pm Pacific Time.