College Admissions Workshop

#CAP College Admissions Workshops

Need help applying for college? Don’t know where to start? Worried about financial aid? Then come to our FREE workshops!

Get help with:

  • Filling out college applications
  • Writing compelling college essays                          
  • Preparing for the SAT and ACT                  
  • Prepping for admission interviews                               
  • Searching and applying for scholarships/grants
  • Managing your personal finances
  • Understanding dorm life away from home

Additional spring workshops on March 21st, April 18th and May 16th.

Eligibility requirements: Open to juniors and seniors attending high school in Elizabeth, Rahway, Roselle, Linden and surrounding areas in Union County. Minimum 2.0 grade point average (GPA).

To sign up, please email or call (732) 679-2213.

Workshops sponsored by Omega Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Contact Information
  1. Benita Benjamin
  2. (732) 679-2213
Sat, February 22
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/22/2020 2:00pm 02/22/2020 4:00pm America/New_York College Admissions Workshop

#CAP College Admissions Workshops

Need help applying for college? Don’t know where to start? Worried about financial aid? Then come to our FREE workshops!

Get help with:

Filling out college applications
Writing compelling college essays
Preparing for the SAT and ACT
Prepping for admission interviews ...

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