Archive | December, 2011

Thurs. 12/15 @ 7pm in Druker: The College Planning Process

8 Dec

The College Planning Process:
Demystifying Essay Writing and
Standardized Tests

Thursday, December 15, 7:00 pm
Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library

Save time, writing pain and avoid common mistakes that get the thin envelope when applying to college! Learn about what college admissions offi cers are looking for, how to pick an essay topic, what topics to avoid, prewriting technique and other essentials that will make your essay stand out from the crowd. Deborah Berger will cover it all when she speaks at the Newton Free Library.
Worried about standardized tests? Keith Kosierowski and Steve Elefson will help quell your fears when they talk about college admission testing with a focus on the SAT and ACT. You’ll leave with a better understanding of the role, value and impact of standardized testing. Topics will include:
• Test format and content
• Myths, realities and high-impact test-taking strategies
• The SAT vs. ACT
• Practical advice for determining which test to take
• SAT subject tests and score choice
A nationally known education writer, Debra Berger has a master’s degree
in education from Boston College and has been supporting students
on college application essays for the past eight years. An international
speaker, Keith Kosierowski M. ED, has 11 years of experience in schools
and is an ADHD and college admissions expert. Steve Elefson manages
operations and business development for Summit’s One-on-One, In-
Home Tutoring division.

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