Archive for August 26, 2010

College Prep Programs

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It’s that time of year – back to school is around the corner! Get ready for college with the following key programs:
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PSAT/SAT Test Taking Tips with Joan U. Levy.
Monday, September 13. 7 – 8:30 PM
Learn PSAT and SAT test taking strategies.
College Essay Writing with Dr. Martha Maloof.
Sunday, September 26. 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Critical information on writing the all important college essay and have your essay critiqued.
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Selecting and Getting Into College with Michael Binder.
Monday, September 27. 7–8:00 PM
“Navigate Your Way to College Admission Success” and learn insider secrets at this college admissions planning session for seniors/juniors/sophomores and their parents.
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College Financing with Barry Fox.
Monday, October 18. 7 – 8:30 PM
Learn the ins and outs of paying for your children’s college education.
Registration for all these free programs begins:
SSD Residents–August 16; Nonresidents–August 23
Register at TeenSpace, call Sharon Long at ext. 242, or email splteens@syossetlibrary.org.
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Don’t forget to check out our College Prep section for books on selecting colleges, writing applications & essays, applying for scholarships, choosing majors and more.
From High School to College:
Let us help make the college search easier. Stop by the Reference Desk or TeenSpace to pick up our updated packet, From High School to College, containing a list of library and internet resources, government brochures, a sample FAFSA financial aid form, and a handy list of what freshmen should consider bringing to school.
Enjoy the rest of summer!
Sharon Long
Teen Services Librarian