Queens: College admissions process

The Queens Parent Advisory Board hosts a workshop open to all Queens parents and educators on “the college admission process and how to fund your child’s college education”. This workshop will feature presentations from several guest speakers: Dr. Guillermo Linares – President; New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Will speak about Governor Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship for tuition free college education at New York State and City public universities (SUNY and CUNY) and how to apply, 529 College Savings Plan, and Governor Cuomo’s NYS Loan Forgiveness Program. Meylin Andares – Director of Enrollment Management & Student Success; State University of NY (SUNY). will speak on the SUNY admission process, financial aid, & the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). Clare Norton – University Director of Admission; City University of NY (CUNY). will speak on the CUNY admission process, financial aid, DACA, & the SEEK and College Discovery Programs. Shameek Robinson – Director of K12, NY State, and District Partnerships; The College Board, will speak about the importance of the SAT exam, the SAT score, and how to find free or low cost classes to prepare for the SAT exam. Michael Athy – Principal; Bayside High School will speak on taking college credit during high school, matching the right college to the students’ interests, finding appropriate scholarships & financial aid, and financial assistance for students. Susan Shiroma – Senior Social Sector Librarian; The Foundation Center will speak about private grants & scholarships for students who qualify and do not qualify for financial aid The Parent Advisory Board meeting will help clarify the college admissions process for parents, and offer guidance on how your child can apply for grants, scholarships, and other forms of financial aid that can help cover the cost of attending college. Please RSVP via email at education@queensbp.org or via phone at 718-286-2850.
The event will start on: 04/20/2017 6:00 pm And will end on: 04/20/2017 8:00 pm.
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Queens Borough Hall, 2nd floor 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens , New York