Friday, September 12, 2014


 Maplewood Memorial Library
Admissions 101: The Secrets of  
College Admissions
Main Library Monday, September 15
7:00-8:00 pm
Need help separating college admissions fact from fiction? Join Collegewise counselor Rhiannon Schade to discuss grades, test scores, activities, and everything else colleges evaluate. Get straight answers about what college admissions committees really look for and how they decide who gets in. You may be surprised to learn that you don't have to be trilingual, opera-singing rocket scientist to get into college! Registration is suggested, but not required.
Don't Panic, Seniors!
College Essay Workshop
Hilton Branch   Thursday, September 18   6:30-8:00 pm   Register here.
Hilton Branch      Thursday Oct. 2     6:30 - 8:00 pm
Focusing on the Common Application questions, this workshop will focus on brainstorming to help you hone ideas and develop an essay that tells your unique story and helps you stand out in the applicant pool. Already have an idea? Feel free to join the workshop to develop it and then sign up for a one-on-one consultation.
PSAT Practice Test 
Hilton Branch  Saturday,  September 20  
10:30 am -1:30 pm
Kaplan Test Prep is offering a FREE PSAT practice test. Students will take a fully-proctored exam so they learn what to expect in a real test environment. The test will take approximately 2.5 hours. Students will need to bring a calculator and two number 2 pencils.  
Every participant will receive a full score report and analysis by email within two weeks.
Please arrive early as the test will start promptly at 10:30 am.
SAT Math Practice Workshops
Hilton Branch    Thursday, September 25   6:00-8:00 pm
Main Library  Wednesday, October 1  7:00 - 9:00 pm
Main Library  Wednesday, October 8  7:00-9:00 pm
Join us for a free series of SAT math practice sessions.  You will take practice tests, go over test results and learn ways to improve your test performance!  Come to one of the sessions or all three presented by Michael Steiner, certified high school math teacher.

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