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Thriving Series

Join us for one or more of our upcoming topical information sessions presented by the Office of Admissions built around how and why students can thrive in independent schools.

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Preparing for college or preparing for life?

With Tara Malone and Meg Booth, Harvey director of college counseling

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
10 a.m. Webinar

With all the emphasis on academic achievement and getting into the right college, how are kids developing “life skills”? What life skills do kids need in college and by the time they are entering the workforce? In today’s rapidly changing landscape it’s equally important to ensure that students learn independence, personal responsibility, and leadership. Learn more about how through personal engagement, project-based and service learning students gain valuable experiences and skills that help prepare them for college and beyond.

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Tara Malone

Tara Malone is the Associate Director for Regional Campuses at the UConn Center for Career Development. She is a Nationally Certified and State Licensed Counselor who brings close to 20 years of experience in career development and higher education with a passion for working with diverse populations. As Associate Director, Tara leads career services and programming for the regional campuses. Prior to coming to UConn, Tara began her career in the Federal TRIO programs, supporting first-generation college students in achieving their academic and career goals. Throughout her career, she coached numerous college students in their professional development, initiated innovative career programming, and developed impactful opportunities for experiential learning. Tara has made meaningful contributions to the career development field through conference presentations on best practices and lectures at colleges, universities, and community organizations. Tara holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication with a concentration in Advertising from Emerson College and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Fairfield University.

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