There are two college fairs coming up that would be excellent for all students to attend.
The Long Island National College Fair is on Sunday, October 4 at the Suffolk County Community College and will feature colleges from all over the nation. It is a great opportunity to learn more, not just about individual colleges, but also there is lots of information about selecting a major, financial aid, and scholarship information. to register and for more information go to www.gotomyncf.com
The SUNY college fair is coming in September to Long Island at both the Suffolk County Community College and Nassau Community College and also to New York City Javits Center. This is a great chance to get more information about all of the fantastic campuses of The State University of New York. For more information and to register go to www.suny.edu/studentevents or call 1-800-342-3811
Seniors – Don’t forget to submit a final transcript request form to the college you are planning to attend in the fall. Final transcripts will not be sent out if you have not filled out and submitted the transcript request form.
The SUNY college fair is coming on May 17 at the Armory Track & Field Center. This is a great opportunity to explore the different programs offered at the SUNY colleges. This is an important event that all juniors should definitely not miss!!! For more information go to www.suny.edu/studentevents.
Juniors don’t forget to register for the June ACT & SAT exams! The registration deadline is May 8, but don’t wait til the last minute. Get your registration done today!!
The World of Discovery Day Camp in Queens is looking for responsible young students to work as counselors, lifeguards, and other positions for the summer. If you are interested you can check out the website for more information www.worldofdiscovery.org or you can call them at (718) 229-3037. Interviews will be conducted during the months of March and April.
The National College Fair is a program of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. It will take place on Sunday, April 19th from 11am – 4pm. It is a great opportunity for all students, no matter what stage of the college process you are in, to explore their options and possibilities. There will be lots of information available with hundreds of colleges attending from all over the country! To find out more and to register, you can go to www.nacacnet.org/ncfstudent.
Seniors be sure you have completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and your Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application. These need to be completed as soon as possible. If you do not have tax information for this year prepared yet, then you can use last years information as an estimate and make adjustments once taxes have been filed. If you have any questions or need any help stop by my office.
The NYC Department of Youth & Community Development offers a Summer Youth Employment Program for local youth between the ages of 14 to 24. Applications will be available beginning March 2 and you can apply online at https://application.nycsyep.com. Select the Central Queens YM & YWHA as your provider or use PIN# 415157. For more information you can email email@example.com.
Seniors and Parents – it is time to get your pin number for your FAFSA. This number is needed for you to fill out your FAFSA after January 1st. Click the here to go to the website. Be sure to remember this number as you will need it throughout your college experience.
There is a new app that helps you do your scholarship searching. It is easy to use and right on your phone so you can search anytime. You can check it out here!