Critical Components: Mastering the College Admission Process

What is Critical Components?
Critical Components is an interactive conference designed for the ever-evolving terrain of college admission counseling. Leaders in the field equip participants with innovative and relevant content which fosters solutions for the challenges faced by students and families. The goals of this conference are to articulate and prepare professionals for forthcoming issues that will impact their school, as well as the field. 

This conference is tailored for those who assist students with the college application process. 

Where and When?
Critical Components 2014 is headed to Charlotte, NC from Tuesday, May 27 to Friday, May 30, 2014.  The conference will be held at The Westin Charlotte. Visit our Registration and Housing site to make reservations and learn more.

College Tours
We are excited to announce our Critical Components 2014 College Tours!
  • Queens University of Charlotte, Thursday, May 29 from 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Davidson College, Friday, May 30 from 8:30am - 11:00am
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Friday, May 30 from 11:30am - 3:00pm
To learn more about the institutions on the college tours, please visit the College Tours website.
For any questions, please contact

Critical Components attendees can get CEU credits by filling out the Report Log Form, located in the conference folder that will be handed out at Registration.

NACAC is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Learn More
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We look forward to seeing you in Charlotte!