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 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

 Exhibit Hall


 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM EDT  Conference Welcome
 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

 Heart of HECA

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 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM EDT

 Keynote Speaker: Rick Clark 

 Director of Undergraduate Admission

 Georgia Institute of Technology

 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM EDT  Break
 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

 Breakout Session A

Felons Cheaters and Varsity Blues: Working      with the Hardest Cases

* Grow Your IEC Business: Tools for Best    Practices

* In a Test Optional World, How Can We Help         Students Shine Academically?

* It's All Local: Understanding the Impact of             Local and State Legislation on Your Business

* Teen Anxiety: Know the Signs and Resources

* Through the Looking Glass: A Glimpse into            Working with the Neuro-Diverse Student

* Writing a Personal Statement for UK                      Universities - Step by Step Workshop

 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT  Exhibit Hall
 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session A

* Focus Collegiate

* GuidedPath

* Summer Discovery

 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session B

* CollegePlannerPro


* TeenLife Media, LLC

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT

 Breakout Session B

* At the End of the Rainbow: The Real Student          Experience in Ireland

* Coffee Talk with 2 Queer Consultants: Making       Your Practice Inclusive for All

* Ethics at Work: NACAC’s Guide to Ethical                Practice in College Admissions

* From Doctrine to Dialogue: Understanding the      Spectrum of Faith-Based Institutions

* Neurodiversity and Mental Health in College

* Performers and Athletes and Artists, Oh My! -        Working with Specialty Consultants

* Using Surveys to Make Better Matches

 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM EDT  Break
 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM EDT

 Breakout Session C

* Australian and New Zealand Universities: More    Than Just Koalas and Kiwis

* Developing Future-Ready Students

* Film Discussion: Autism Goes to College

* How to Identify and Work with True                       “International” Schools in China

* Save Thousands on the Cost of College

* The Hundred-Seven: The Resurgence of HBCUs

* What's Next? The Future of Testing in                      College Applications

 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM EDT

 Round Table: HECA UnPlugged, Business Building  Conversations

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 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM EDT  After Hours: HECA Pub
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

 Exhibit Hall


 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

 Special Guest Speaker: Eric Hoover

 Senior Writer

 The Chronicle of Higher Education

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

 Breakout Session D

Building a College List with Confidence

* FAFSA Reimagined: A Guide to Understanding

the New Laws

* Finding Humor in College Consulting

* From Good to Great: Better Essays in Less Time,

with Less Stress

* Going Dutch: Studying in the Netherlands

* IB 101: Basics for Counselors

* Perfecting the Elevator Pitch Online and In


 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT  College Fair 
 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM EDT  Break
 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM EDT

 Breakout Session E

* Big City or Bronte Country? Advising on the UK      Campuses & Student Life

* College Admissions - How the Pandemic Made      the Process Pivot! 

* College Search and Accommodations for              Students with Physical Disabilities and Health       Conditions

* Demystifying the Transition from High School       to College for Students and Parents

* Inside the World of College Athletic Recruiting

* “Oh the Places You’ll Go!”: Liberal Arts                    Education in the 21st Century

* Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Why BIPOC                  Students Need Communities of Care

 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session C

* College Kickstart

* University of Nebraska High School

* All College Application Essays

 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session D

* Advantage College Planning

* Applerouth Tutoring Services

* National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC)

 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM EDT

 Special Guest Speaker: Anya Kamenetz

 Educational Futurist

 Lead Education Reporter, NPR

 Acclaimed Author

 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM EDT  Closing Social

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