College Preparation 2017

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Parent Workshop: Getting Your Freshman, Sophomore Kids Ready for School & College

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The Darien Depot Youth Center is hosting a workshop for parents of students in Grades 9 and 10 with advice on getting them ready for school and college admissions. The free seminar, presented by Successful Study Skills 4 Students and Collegewise, starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Depot, 25 Heights Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Highly Selective College Admissions: How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Have you ever wondered what it really takes to get into a school like Harvard? While this seminar alone will not get students into Harvard (if it could, we’d need a LOT more seats), we will tell you how schools like the Ivy Leagues, Stanford, Northwestern and the rest of the nation’s most selective colleges make decisions from pools full of the most qualified applicants. (more…) Continue Reading →

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SAT or ACT? Let’s Make a Plan! Free Test Preparation Talk at Depot

Which test should my son or daughter take? Test prep expert Lynn Carnegie will help parents and students answer this question. She will be giving a free seminar on at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 8 at the Darien Depot to help freshmen, sophomores, and juniors — and their parents — create a testing plan that will work for them. “Every student’s circumstances are different, so there is no single answer to the SAT or ACT question,” says Carnegie, founder of local test prep company Carnegie Pollak. “Creating an individualized plan maximizes the student’s time and reduces stress.”

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SAT or ACT? Let’s Make a Plan!

Which test should my son or daughter take? Test prep expert Lynn Carnegie will help parents and students answer this question. She will be giving a free seminar at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1st at the Darien Depot to help freshmen, sophomores, and juniors — and their parents — create a testing plan that will work for them. (more…) Continue Reading →

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