Seminar Calendar & Registration

You were able to break down a complicated, monster of a process, into manageable parts for students at your seminar “Creating Your Path to College.” You are a wonderful, captivating speaker, and all of us at Youth Council greatly appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to educate us intensively about the college application process. —Helen Yu,  Dutchess County Youth Council Vice President

In this one hour seminar you will learn:

  • What it takes to get into college today including the financial aid system and how it works.
  • How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, & forms of merit-aid.
  • The importance of the SAT & ACT tests and how colleges value them.
  • What the more selective colleges really want to see on your student’s application.
  • How it’s possible to attend a private college for a public college price.
  • Case studies showing how college planning makes a difference.

Don’t miss this informative seminar!

Dates
February 25, 2019
Times
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Prices
Free
Location John Jay High School
2012 New York 52
Hopewell Jct, NY

High school years are critical in the college planning process. There are so many items that need to be done and dates that you need to be aware of. This class will give students the time line for Jr. & Sr. high school years that will get them ready to apply for colleges. Students will also learn how to keep track of important events and successes in high school and create a resume they can continue to work with as they progress through high school. In addition, they will learn the about the differences in the ACT & SAT tests and gain an understanding as to which test they would do their best on.

Dates
February 26, 2019
Times
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Prices
Free
Location John Jay High School
2012 New York 52
Hopewell Jct, NY

High school years are critical in the college planning process. There are so many items that need to be done and dates that you need to be aware of. This class will give students the time line for Jr. & Sr. high school years that will get them ready to apply for colleges. Students will also learn how to keep track of important events and successes in high school and create a resume they can continue to work with as they progress through high school. In addition, they will learn the about the differences in the ACT & SAT tests and gain an understanding as to which test they would do their best on.

Dates
March 13, 2019
Times
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Prices
Free
Location Roy C. Ketcham High School
99 Myers Corners Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY

In this seminar you will learn:

  • Today’s College Costs
  • ACT/SAT – Differences and How to Prepare
  • How to Evaluate & Select the Right College
  • What to Do and Ask on a Campus Tour
  • How the Colleges Select Students
  • Types of Aid Available, How much is Available & How “Need” is Determined
  • College Funding “Belief Systems”
  • How College Planning Makes a Difference – Case Studies

Don’t miss this informative seminar!

Dates
March 25, 2019
Times
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Prices
Free
Location Carmel High School
30 Fair Street
Carmel, NEW YORK 10512

In this one hour seminar parents will understand:

  • The differences between the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms and how they affect the cost of college
  • What financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined
  • The parental and student assets that take away from qualifying for financial aid
  • How the financial aid system works and why it’s important to have your expected family contribution (EFC) calculated BEFORE your student visits colleges
  • The differences between the federal and private loan programs
  • Two case studies showing how college planning makes a difference

Don’t miss this informative seminar!

Dates
April 10, 2019
Times
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prices
Free
Location Carmel High School
30 Fair Street
Carmel, NEW YORK 10512

In this one hour seminar parents & students will understand:

  • The differences between the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms and how they affect the cost of college
  • What financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined
  • The parental and student assets that take away from qualifying for financial aid
  • How the financial aid system works and why it’s important to have your expected family contribution (EFC) calculated BEFORE your student visits colleges
  • The differences between the federal and private loan programs
  • Two case studies showing how college planning makes a difference

Don’t miss this informative seminar!

Dates
April 11, 2019
Times
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prices
Free
Location Somers Library
Route 139 & Reis Park
Somers, New York 10589