Tuesday, November 25, 2014

SAT Prep Coupon Code

Disclosure: I am NOT endorsing this (or any other) SAT Prep Provider. I just wanted to let you know a coupon code for $150 off the price if you wanted to use this service.

If you are considering a test prep course, please note that Kaplan Test Prep is offering their largest discount of the year with $150 off all of their SAT and ACT test prep courses and tutoring. To learn more, visit kaptest.com/thanks or call 1-800-527-8378 and use code THANKS150.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Technology Career Symposium

The objective of this event is to provide insight to students that will inform their decisions about which areas of interest to pursue in college to best prepare them for technology careers:


Please see your guidance counselor if you are interested.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pratt Precollege Program


Summer Fashion Camp for HS Students

Banson NYC High School Fashion Summer Camps

We are excited to offer 2 NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students in 2015.  They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades.  Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective.  The students will stay at the LIM College Residence Hall on the Upper Eastside.  Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm by a Banson NYC representative.  From there we will depart for our visits, seminars and activities of the day.  Each evening will have group activities planned. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers per session.  We accept applications on a first come, first served basis. Click here to be directed to our website.

The cost is $1950.00 per student or $1760.00 per student if they register with a friend.

Session A:  June 21, 2015 - June 27, 2015
Session B:  July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Interested in Majoring in Architecture or a Related Field?

Considering a degree in architecture or a related field?  Looking for a professional degree, post professional degree, or want to learn the difference? Join us on November 22, 2014, from 12:00pm - 4:00pm ET, for the ACSA Virtual College & Career Expo to learn about beginning or continuing your architectural career. 
- discover how to  select a program- learn more about admissions requirements- live chat with school reps- free portfolio reviews


Monday, November 10, 2014

Yale Young Global Scholars Program

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is a two-week academic enrichment and leadership training program for talented high school students from around the world, who live and study on the Yale campus during the summer. Students currently in 10th or 11th grade are eligible to apply.

The webinar, which will last approximately one hour, will contain information about each of the two-week sessions, Politics, Law, and Economics (June 23-July 6); International Affairs and Security (July 9-22); and Science, Policy, and Innovation (July 25 – August 7), and will allow time at the end for some Q&A. The application deadline is February 26, 2015 so now is the time to learn more about YYGS and have your questions answered.

We encourage anyone who is curious about the program and wishes to hear a live talk to join us in the conversation!

Monday, November 3, 2014

CSS Profile

Many schools require the CSS Profile in addition to filing the FAFSA. Here is a link to the Participating Institutions:


If you need help filing out the CSS Profile, there is a free help tutorial available through Khan Academy:


Because there is a fee associated with the CSS Profile, we recommend you call the college or university to see if it is a necessary document. Answers will vary based on the institution.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Thurgood Tutoring Program

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Thurgood Tutoring Program is seeking a male CHS student to be a role model to a young boy in the program. If you are interested, please stop by the guidance office for additional information.

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