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, the advocates reviewed with scholars what they would need in order to fill out their FAFSA. While Karla worked with students one – on – one, the mentors tended to students, preparing them for their meeting with Karla and helping those who were had issues/questions.  

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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