JCC Of Mid-Westchester Offers College Prep Programs

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Academic Center at the JCC of Mid-Westchester will be offering college-prep courses for students

The schedule of summer courses is as follows:

Common App/Activities Resume Workshop: In this workshop, students will work in small groups and one on one with an independent college counselor to get a jump-start on college applications. Workshop meets on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Portfolio Prep: Taught by artist Brian Kelly, each three hour class will offer techniques and individual guidance, leading to the completion of at least one finished project per night. Students will create landscapes, portraits, mixed-media collages and more that are appropriate for any college application. The workshops take place Monday-Thursday, Aug. 4-7, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Summer 2014 SAT Intensive: This course will guide students through the test, giving them the tools and strategies they need to excel. Class meets four Tuesdays and four Thursdays, July 8-31 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. A diagnostic exam will be given on Monday, July 7; and a practice exam on Mondayy Jul. 28, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Register by Monday, June 23 and save $100. 

ACT Boot Camp: Students prepare for the September ACT test over five days: Monday-Friday, Aug. 18-22, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Practice exam takes place on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

All students enrolled in JCC SAT and ACT classes will have the opportunity to attend Get Calm & Test Smart TM workshops, led by Dr. Juna Bobby. For information, visit http://www.jccmw.org

College Application Essay Writing Workshop: This course is offered on Monday and Wednesday, Aug. 4 and 6, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and again on two Sundays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, from 10 a.m.-noon.

For information, visit http://www.jccmw.org, or contact Itzkowitz at 472-3300, ext. 275; email: itzkowitzl@jccmw.org. The JCC is at 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale.

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