Thursday, March 29, 2018

Syracuse School of Management Virtual Visit

Join Our Whitman School "Virtual" Online Information Program

Not able to visit Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management or need a refresher if you have visited? Then we invite you to a “Virtual” Whitman School Information Program Thursday, April 5, 7 to 8 p.m.(Eastern Standard Time). Please join us for this live, online program that will include the following information. 
  • Academic programs, majors, double majors, first-year business classes  
  •  Out of the classroom opportunities – our IMPRESS program, internships, student clubs, business incubator and investment center 
  • Career exploration, preparation and placement 
  • Student experiences  
  • Q & A  
To register, click the button below or call the Syracuse University Admissions Office, (315) 443-3611
Register Now
To join the program on April 5, simply follow these steps.
1. Go to
2. Click on “
enter as a guest”
3. Type your first and last names

For more information about the Whitman School, contact Carol Heil, director of undergraduate recruitment, or (315) 443-9222.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuition Free Training at Brookdale

Tuition Free Training at Brookdale
If you are unemployed or underemployedReady to Work New Jersey* 
may be for you. Many career training programs at Brookdale are 
eligible under the Ready to Work Grant! 

Click here to view the Spring 2018 schedule
Follow These Steps:
Step 1) Determine eligibility for grant funds by registering with Ready to Work New Jersey at Complete the "Job Seeker Registration." You will receive an email  within 72 hours confirming that you are eligible for grant funds.  
Step 2) If you are deemed eligible for RTW, call Brookdale at (732) 224-2394 to secure your seat at the mandatory Employment Search Workshop:
Mandatory Employment Search Workshop
Friday & Saturday, April 13th & 14th, 2018 
Brookdale Lincroft Campus
ATeC Building Room 019
9am - 4pm

Step 3) Enroll in a tuition free training at Brookdale. View programs hereOnline training is ineligible. A representative of the RTW grant will be available to answer your questions at the Employment Search Workshop and throughout the process. 

With Brookdale, Success is Closer Than You Think!
For more information contact Nick Rudinski at Brookdale
*Ready to Work New Jersey provides counseling, skills training, networking, on-the-job training and other resources to connect the long-term unemployed who have marketable skills with employers who need those skills. 
*The Ready to Work New Jersey (RTWNJ) program is run by the NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development on behalf of New Jersey's 19 community colleges in partnership with other organizations. Funded with state and federal grants, the program provides training and job development services, and on-the-job training for the long-term unemployed and underemployed in New Jersey and matches them with employers who need their skills. The program gives preference to unemployed military veterans. The program is also designed to help the incumbents who seek training to advance their careers with their current employers.

Mark Your Calendar for April 26th

Virtual College Fair

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All Access March 2018
Expert Help Is On The Way
Our biggest virtual college fair of the spring is in two days! Wherever your students are in the college application process, we can help them be successful. Encourage them to sign up on CollegeWeekLive and save the date for these great live video webcasts on March 28th.
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Recommended Presentations
Make Most of Campus Visits

March 28, 10 AM ET
It's the perfect time of year to go on college tours, but are you prepared? Learn what to ask in order to get the most out of all of your college visits.
Reserve your spot
Secrets to Actually Succeeding in College

March 28, 11 AM ET
Arel Moodie is one of the leading voices on helping young students get through college and onto a successful career path. Get his advice in a live chat during his live online presentation.
Reserve your spot
Transferring, Financial Aid and What Colleges Look For

March 28, 12 PM ET
Not sure if you chose the right school? This doesn't mean you're stuck! Many colleges around the country are looking to get transfer students into their classrooms and dorms. Find out how to best do it.
Reserve your spot
7 Things High School Students Should Do Now to Prepare for College

March 28, 1 PM EST
Learn from Ayo Oseni, the top expert in the higher education field, about the things you should be doing now to be ready for college admissions.
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How to Find Your Passion

March 28, 2 PM EST
Finding what you are passionate about is an often-neglected first step toward college, career, and happiness in life. We have an expert that can help you search and find your vocation!
Reserve your spot
Personal Story Telling As a Part of College Application Process

March 28, 3:30 PM EST
Personal story telling is an essential part of every college application. In fact, when you are competing against your peers that have the same average test score and GPA, your story is what will make your application stand out.
Reserve your spot

March 28, 4 PM EST
Not sure which exam is right for you? Want to ace the exams? Watch this live video webcast and ask your questions. SAT/ACT expert will answer them all.
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Tips for Students Targetting Ivy League

March 28, 5 PM EST
Are you targeting the Ivy League, Direct BS/MD, and other Highly Competitive Programs? If so, this presentation will help you a great deal. Listen carefully for the 10 tips and ask your questions during this live webcast.
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Scholarships for High School Seniors and Juniors

Friday, March 23, 2018

Where to Look If You're a Film Major

College Transitions has guided thousands of students to and through higher education. They aim to bring perspective (and sanity) to the application process while providing you with the comprehensive, data-driven advice you need to earn admission and make the most of your college investment. They recently provided this information for film majors:

Spielberg, Tarantino, and Wes Anderson all had to start somewhere. That somewhere is an undergraduate film program where you will hone your skills as a future writer, director, producer, editor, cameraman, and lighting technician. Yet it is important to note that film schools vary greatly in the quality of instructors, possession of high-end equipment, and connections to the industry that can be essential when graduates begin networking in order to land their first jobs. The usual suspects (or Usual Suspects since we’re talking about film), like USC and NYU grace our list, but so do many schools far from the entertainment hubs of New York and L.A. All of these institutions produce graduates that are prepared to chase their filmmaking dreams.

American University
Chapman University
DePaul University
Emerson College
Loyola Marymount University
New York University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Temple University
University of California, Los Angeles
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of Southern California

For a more extensive list of top film schools, please click here.

Mr. Salowe was kind enough to share a list of his own with me and because of his experience and knowledge of the CHS student population, I would like to share that list also:

Montclair St.
CUNY – City University & Brooklyn College
New School
U of Texas – Austin
Loyola (Chicago)
Columbia (NY)
University of Pittsburgh
U of Arts - Philadelphia
Mass Arts