Posts Tagged "class of 2017"

October 15, 2016: Writing Workshop with Karla

This was the second day of writing workshops with Karla. Here she spent some one – on – one time which each student. She spoke with them regarding where they were in comparison to the previous week, how and if they wanted to change/improve what they had. On this day,…

October 29, 2016: Parent Financial Aid Day

Parents joined us on campus to discuss financial aid options, as the seniors prepare to start finish up their college application process in the fall of senior year.

October 22, 2016: Admissions Visit for Seniors

Tina from Admissions spent some time with the Scholars on October 22 going over Parsons’ requirements for application. There’s so much to know about the admissions process so it is great for the scholars to be able to think about everything sooner rather than later. 

Lab days on lab days for the seniors

Senior year for the scholars means a lot of time spent in computer labs. Filling out applications, revising essays, researching colleges, and scholarships.

First Day!? Essays!

Seniors hit the ground running, starting right in on their college essays on their first day of Academy! Fall semester is a busy time for the seniors and their advocates, as they hustle to finish college applications. 

Seniors Prep for the Semester

Seniors give up their last free Saturday of the semester to meet with us to prepare for the semester. We tried a VERY difficult ice breaker!

Summer Senior College Workshops

For a few weeks in August, the soon-to-be seniors came on campus to start working on their college applications. They spent hours each day researching colleges, learning about majors, and visioning about their futures for college and beyond. 

Sophomore Trip to Studio Museum of Harlem

On their first day of the Parsons Scholars Program, sophomore scholars take a field trip to the Studio Museum of Harlem with their advocates Yashua and Havanna to look at the current exhibitions.