Free Online Course –The Road To Selective College Admissions

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road-to-selective-college-free-online-course“The Road to Selective College Admissions” is a free online course meant for high school students or those wishing to proceed to the university. It is offered by edX, one of the global leaders in delivering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). This course will take you through what selective college admissions entails.

At the end of the course, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to find colleges or universities that fit your unique interests and talents.


School St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Course Code COL101x
Classes Start 13 Jan 2015
Course Length: 8 weeks
Estimated effort 2 – 3 hours/week

Other benefits of this free online course

As a student of this course:

  • You will learn how to build a support network.
  • You will be given tips on how to be successful in college or university once you matriculate.

The most important thing about this free online course

You will be led through the college application itself, focusing on standardized testing, essays, and extracurricular activities.

About the tutors

The tutors are from St. Margaret’s Episcopal School. They have a wealth of experience with the college admission process.

Rolland Allen

He has worked in different institutions for 15 years, including Stanford University, MIT, and Colby College.

He is the leader for the Presidential Scholars and works with Princeton Review’s Advisory Board.

Amy Warren

She has helped students in the college admission process. She has a BA from Williams College and her MA and MEd from Columbia University.

Common Questions Asked….

What are the prerequisites for this course?

There are not prerequisites as I said before, this course is meant for secondary school students or those wishing to proceed to the University for Undergraduate Studies.

Would certificates be offered after the completion of this course?

Yes. As a student of this course, you will receive a honor code if you meet the requirements

What are the common requirement to receive a honor code?

If you complete access to all the course material, activities, tests, and participate in the forums activities. If your work is satisfactory and you obey the Honor Code. You will receive a personalized Honor Code Certificate to showcase your achievement.

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Giovanni O.C Olakunori

Giovanni Chinecherem Olakunle Olakunori(commonly known as Giovanni Olakunori) is an aspiring data scientist at heart, business developer and educator with a deep interest in ancient philosophy, healthy living, and developing economies. He’s the founder of LarnEdu, a community that inspires and supports lifelong learning especially in underdeveloped nations. He currently lives in the UK after living in 4 other countries across Europe and Africa. You can read more about him or follow him on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to see his public posts about how much he loves hot Kenkey and Jolof rice.

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