Presented by Joe Orsolini, an expert in college planning, this program will introduce the three key areas of opportunity to reduce the overall cost of a college education. The presentation will focus on strategies for families of all income levels to maximize need‐based financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit‐based financial aid, and utilize tax‐saving opportunities.
In the competitive world of college admissions, the students who are most likely to earn acceptance at their dream schools are those who know what college admissions officers are really looking for in an applicant. Learn to view your application from the perspective of a college admissions officer so that you can be the strongest applicant possible.
Learn the ins and outs of a stellar college admissions essay, from choosing a prompt and finding a topic to writing and revising an essay. In this workshop you will: learn why you need to start preparing for your essay now; understand what the top colleges will be looking for in your essays; and learn how to avoid the most common mistakes so you can create the perfect application essay.
High school students, join us for some banned books week fun! We'll be discussing the banned book Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. To add to the celebration of books, we'll be having a book exchange - bring a book or two that you are ready to pass on to a good home, and select a new book from the pile for yourself!