These programs take place in November. They are all presented by Kaplan and are FREE! You don’t have to be a Penfield resident to attend but you do have to sign up by calling (585) 340-8720 or by going to http://www.penfieldlibrary.org and selecting “Program Sign-Up.”

ACCEPTED! GETTING INTO YOUR FIRST CHOICE SCHOOL

Monday, November 1

7:00-8:00PM

Grades 10-12, parents may attend.

This seminar is designed to help students discover the ins and outs of college admissions. Parents and students will learn what admissions officers want to see in college applicants and will receive tips for college success. REGISTRATION is required.

THE COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAY

Monday, November 8

7:00-8:00PM

Grades 10-12, parents may attend.

This seminar is designed to show students and parents the key elements that make a personal statement noticeable to college admissions officers. It will examine the types of essay topics students will encounter, cover the four steps to a winning essay, and critique a sample essay. REGISTRATION is required.

PRACTICE SAT EXAM

Thursday, November 11

1:00-5:00PM

Grades 10-12

Participants will take a full Length Practice SAT to see how they would score on the actual test. Each student will receive a full score report including a breakdown of the test by section and personalized feedback based on their test scores. Bring a number 2 pencil and a calculator. Snacks and drinks are permitted as well. REGISTRATION is required.

SAT TEST SECRETS 101

Monday, November 15

7:00-8:00PM

Grades 10-12, parents may attend.

This seminar can be used as a stand-alone event or as a follow-up to the SAT practice test. The event will cover the format and content of the test, walk through various question types (directly from the practice test) using key Kaplan strategies, and give students and parents a basic study plan for success. REGISTRATION is required and begins November 1.

THE SAT ESSAY

Monday, November 22

7:00-8:00PM

Grades 10-12, parents may attend.

Kaplan will provide advice from experts to help students score higher, including how to recognize what the essay graders want and inside strategies on writing high-scoring essays. REGISTRATION is required and begins November 8.

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