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A College Academy for Rising Seniors

Sat, June 29, 10:00 AM

Mahopac

A College Academy for Rising Seniors

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Add to My Calendar 06/29/2019 10:00am 06/29/2019 3:30pm America/New_York A College Academy for Rising Seniors

An introduction to the college application process, college interest/visit preparation, common application components, resume development, interview preparation, and review of essay & supplemental question components.

Attendees will get an overview of each college admissions component as an understanding of what is needed, how to get organized and begin the applications. This academy is ...

935 South Lake Blvd. Mahopac, NY 10541

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