Monday, October 7, 2019

SAT/ACT PREP CLASSES



MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK - SAT PREP
Application Deadline:  Friday, October 18th
Saturday Academy helps students in grades 8-12 prepare for the SAT and further their American History studies while exploring the Museum of the City of New York. 

Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Apply online 

GILDER LEHRMAN INSTITUTE - SATURDAY ACADEMIES
Six Week Courses Begin:  November 2nd
Gilder Lehrman Saturday Academies provide free elective courses for high school and middle school students on Saturday mornings. Saturday Academies have helped more than ten thousand students gain a deeper knowledge of the humanities through American history, literature, and arts classes.

Students in Saturday Academies enhance their literacy (reading, reasoning, and writing) skills through the examination and evaluation of primary source documents; engage thought-provoking issues through class discussion, essay projects, and artistic expression; and strengthen their knowledge of the social sciences and humanities. Moreover, the program prepares students for Advanced Placement and SAT examinations as well as a lifetime of active learning and civic engagement. 

Course offerings include: Bell Curves SAT Skills, LGBTQ+ American, Revolutionary New York, The City in Focus: Photography and Urban History, Native Lives: Our History, Our Stories

Students may enroll in one or two American History electives. Students who apply for SAT Prep must also register for an American History elective. For full course descriptions and an application, click here.  Should you experience any trouble applying online, email saturday.academy@mcny.org or call 917.492.3387. Please apply early. Space is limited.

NY PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE PRACTICE SAT TEST
Event Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Find out how you will score with a free practice test from The Princeton Review. Our exams feature: full length tests designed to match the official exam; professional proctors and a realistic test setting; a detailed comprehensive score report; an optional 30-minute phone conference to discuss your score. 

This event is free but registration is required. To register, call 212-870-1633. Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Avenue, 65th St & Lincoln Center

COLLEGE NIGHTS & FAIRS

COLLEGE NIGHTS & FAIRS


COLLEGE & CAREER PATHWAYS NYPL COLLEGE FAIR
Event Date: Tuesday, October 8th | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The fair will take place at Bartos Forum located in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library at 5th Avenue & 42nd Street.  Colleges, universities, and community-based organizations will be present to share information and resources with students and families. There will also be several workshops related to College Access taking place during the college fair. The College Fair will be free and open to all teens and their families. 

NYC STEM COLLEGE & CAREER FAIR - FREE
Event Date: Sunday, October 13th
Giving College-Bound Students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics the opportunity to interact with Admission Representatives from a wide-range of Post-secondary Institutions to explore the college admissions process; and connect with Industry Partners to learn about STEM Careers and internships. 
Online registration.

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COLLEGE FAIR - FREE
Event Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Architecture and Design College Fair gives high school students from the Tri-State area the opportunity to learn more about applying to architecture school. Representatives from over 35 colleges, universities, and design programs nationwide will be on-hand at the Center for Architecture to meet with students and answer questions. Art portfolio coach Linda Pollack will also be offering information sessions on developing your portfolio.  Online registration.
 
The Architecture and Design College Fair will be held Saturday, November 2 from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the Center for Architecture. The Center is located at 536 LaGuardia Place in Greenwich Village. You can register for this event on our website here.
PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS COLLEGE FAIR - FREE

SUNY INFORMATION SESSIONS
Multiple dates: Wednesdays, November 20th, December 18th
You and your family are invited to join staff from the SUNY Welcome Center in NYC for a group information session. You will have the opportunity to explore The State University of New York -- the campuses, academic programs, application and admissions process, financial assistance, the Excelsior Scholarship and more!  
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Monday, September 24, 2018

College Connections - College Planning Workshops

College Connections will be hosting several college planning workshops. Anyone interested in receiving college application help is encouraged to attend. 

College Admissions 101: Understanding the CUNY Admissions Process. 
Topic: 
Students who attend will be able to assess and identify colleges that fit their interests.
Date: Thursday 9/27/18
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 2 pm - 4 pm


CUNY College Application Help
Topic: Students will receive on the spot assistance completing the CUNY college application
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Financial Aid Workshop
Topic: Student will understand the different types of financial aid available and the process to apply for aid.

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2018
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Please note: College Connections is located in a building that has a strict guest policy and all visitors must RSVP here:https://www.meoccollegeconnections.org/workshops-and-special-events.

We look forward to serving your students through another successful year.

Best,

College Connections Project
212-961-5853


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