Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ranney College Fair

Hold the date: Ranney School will be hosting a college fair on Monday, April 20th from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. A list of attending colleges will follow.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Summer Business Camp at Rutgers University

Catalyst SAT Bootcamp at CHS

The Catalyst SAT Bootcamp is a two-day seminar for students that provides go-to strategies for every question they'll face on the test -- a real preparation class designed by instructors who have earned multiple perfect scores on the actual SAT. The SAT Bootcamp is designed for students taking the SAT before the Spring 2016. Topics include how to:
  • Shortcut math questions that stump more than 90% of test-takers
  • Compose a perfect-score essay -- no matter what question the SAT asks
  • Spot hidden clues that instantly reveal the main idea in long reading passages
  • Avoid the four sneakiest ways SAT Grammar questions try to trick students
Communications High School

Schedule: Saturday, March 7th 10-2, Sunday, March 8th 10-2.

$175 - We unfortunately cannot accommodate walk-in students.

For more information or to enroll, visit and click the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar. The deadline to enroll in this special SAT prep opportunity is Weds, March 4th.

A Portion Of The Proceeds Benefits The CHS PSFA!

Friday, February 6, 2015

The Gap Program at American University

Spend a semester or a year learning and interning in Washington, D.C. and discover who you want to be. American University's Gap Program is designed for students who are ready to build a foundation for future academic  and career success.

Learn more at

Summer Programs

The first six programs were listed in the Communique, but I've added some as mailings come into the guidance office:

Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts provides intensive programs in music, dance, and visual arts for students to explore, create, and perform under the guidance of New Jersey’s most distinguished teaching artists. Visit for additional information.

MICA Pre-College 2015 offers two distinct pre-college studio residency programs in Baltimore and Tuscany. Rising juniors and seniors are provided a college level art experience and earn college credits. Visit for additional information.

Syracuse University Summer College for High School Students offers opportunities for students to explore possible majors, build resumes and portfolios, experience college life, and earn college credits. There are 6-week, 3-week, and 2-week program offerings. Visit for additional information.

George Washington University is offering Pre-College 2015 giving you the opportunity to make the Nation’s capital your classroom. There are 6-week, 3-week, and 6-week online opportunities to earn college credits as well as a full-day summer immersion non-credit, 2-week program for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Visit for additional information.

The pre-college program at TCNJ allows you to earn credit and participate in community engaged learning and live on a beautiful college campus with peers interested in service and learning for two weeks. Visit for additional information.

Immerse yourself in Art, Design, Architecture, Creative Writing or Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute this summer. For program dates and additional information, visit

Learn more about Drexel's Summer Institutes at Each summer Drexel offers highly motivated and talented high school students the opportunity to explore what college life is all about. In workshops led by Drexel faculty using state-of-the-art labs and facilities, you'll gain a new understanding of the undergraduate experience.

Cornell University has summer art and design programs that may help students build upon what they've learned in the classroom. For a list of course offerings and other information visit

Boston University's pre-college program provides student with a preview of college life and combines academic rigor with social activities that create a strong, dynamic community. For an overview of programs visit

The Boy Scouts of America and Team Eagle Foundation present an exciting and education week-long program helping young men and women ages 15-20 years old connect with, and become leaders in their community. L.E.D.R. scholarship nominations are available for students interested in this program being held August 9-15, 2015. Visit for additional information.

Animania Program at Monnmouth County Library

On Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from12-4 there will be a Celebration of Anime event at Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan.

This event will feature special guests, including an anime anthropologist and artists, as well as a movie, crafts, live music and a Cosplay Contest. Come talk to the artists, get tips on how to draw Anime, and enjoy artwork in the Artists' Alley.

This program is free of charge.