Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STEM Program at Princeton University

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The W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is a leadership development organization for adolescents and secondary students. Since its inception in 1988, the Institute has provided extensive leadership, scholarship and community service training with the goal of developing a cadre of activist scholars-leaders who excel both academically and professionally. Through rigorous university-level courses and guidance, the Institute aims to help youth develop to their fullest capacities so that they can better serve others.

Applications from your high-achieving 10th and 11th graders with an interest in STEM courses are welcomed.  The application and supporting materials deadline is November 9, 2018Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage students to apply as early as possible. I have attached to this email our: ALA BrochureALA Flyer and Announcement for Applications. Additionally, below is a glimpse of the flyer as well as my contact information. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Lastly, to learn more about the ALA Program from administrators, sponsors and our scholars please click the link below.

ALA: Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Johnson & Johnson: ALA Video


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Notre Dame Pre-College Programs

University of Notre Dame

Applications Live!
Do you have high-achieving students looking for an incredible summer experience? Encourage them to apply to one of our amazing programs!

Our Pre-College programs offer high school students a taste of college life, academics, and the Notre Dame community. Students earn one college credit upon completion of any of our programs.

Summer Scholars - Two weeks studying one of 21 course topics under the tutelage of Notre Dame faculty.

Study Abroad - Travel to Rome or Ireland and expand your understanding of the world by immersing yourself in local history and culture.

Leadership Seminars - A rigorous 10-day academic experience fully funded by the University of Notre Dame.  *Please note: Launching new courses! Application opens October 15, 2018. 

SAT Prep Classes at HCCC

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SAT Prep Classes at Hudson County Community College

SAT Language Arts Prep       $199.00
DATES:            October 13th to November 17th (Saturdays)
TIME:               9am to 11:30am

SAT Math Prep                           $199.00
DATES:            October 13th to November 17th (Saturdays)
TIME:               12pm to 2:30pm

Registrations are NOW OPEN for our FALL Programs.
Please Click HERE (then click on the link Register and Pay for Community Education Classes) to register today.

Registration closes Monday October 8, 2018!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Help Your Students Prepare for the PSAT with a
Free Naviance CCLR Live Course by Kaplan

PSAT Course Registration

The PSAT is just around the corner! This weekend, Kaplan is hosting PSAT Prep Live, a free, interactive livestreaming 2-day course. Share this opportunity with your students and families! In addition, 7 new Naviance CCLR Live by Kaplan offerings are now available! Courses are free to Naviance students and families and begin October 6th!

Learn more about Hobsons and Kaplan’s partnership and access implementation resources, including email templates to share the courses with students and parents.

Thank you,
The Naviance Team

Monday, September 24, 2018

AES Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching
The deadline for the 13th annual AES Scholarship is October 6, 2018. 
Visit http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for information to apply.  Good luck!
The winner(s) will be announced within 2 weeks of the deadline.
 Each winner will be personally notified by email.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

October 25 - 27, 2018
Apply by September 24, 2018

Rensselaer Admissions, in coordination with members of Rensselaer's Black and Latinx communities, invites academically talented underrepresented seniors to apply for Science, Technology, and Arts at Rensselaer (STAR). The STAR Program allows high school seniors to stay on campus, attend classes, and explore a day in the life of a Rensselaer student. Activities include 
  • Academic exploration
  • Interactive leadership activity
  • Campus tour
  • Laboratory tours
  • Student panels
  • Lodging and meals with current students

STAR begins on Thursday evening with a dinner reception and concludes Saturday at the close of the Fall Open House.

Travel assistance may be provided for students who present financial hardship. Requests must be submitted through the STAR application. Pick-up can be scheduled for students arriving via train, plane, or bus.

Students may apply online https://admissions.rpi.edu/STAR by September 24, 2018 to participate in the STAR Program A copy of the students’ high school transcript is required to complete the STAR application prior to the deadline date of September 24, 2018.

Students accepted to participate in the STAR Program will receive a confirmation email from Rensselaer.
At the end of the event, all participants will receive an official letter confirming their participation in the event. We always encourage the students to show the letter to you and/or an attendance clerk so their absence is recognized as an official college visit.

Monday, September 17, 2018

What Great Minds Can Do

You can show off your great idea with a chance to win cash and a scholarship from Seton Hall University. Pirates Pitch is a contest designed by Seton Hall to teach the basics of entrepreneurship and idea generation to high school students. Here’s how it works:
  • 1st Place Winner: $2,500 cash prize. Plus, a $10,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($2,500 annually).
  • 2nd Place Winner: $1,000 cash prize. Plus, a $6,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,500 annually).
  • All other Finalists will receive a $4,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,000 annually).
How to Enter
You should submit an original business idea that describes an innovative product or service that you would like to create, in 350 words or fewer. Or, you can tell us about a business you’ve already launched! Be sure you answer the following questions:
  1. What problem does your product or service solve?
  2. How do you propose making money?
  3. Who are your customers and why will they buy your product or service?
  4. Who is your competition and how are you going to outperform them?

Wednesday, October 17 at midnight.

All high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Ten finalists will be selected by late October and invited to present their business ideas, in person or via Skype, to a panel of judges at Seton Hall University on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 3 p.m.–5 p.m., with a reception to follow. Plus, you can make a weekend out of it and attend our Open House on Sunday, November 18.
You should take advantage of this great opportunity to put your skills to the test and earn money for college. Learn more by visiting shu.edu/go/HSPitch.