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Wednesday April 26, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM College Admissions: Your Roadmap to Success!  
   

Michael Binder, one of the premier college consultants on Long Island will discuss the 5 key steps students can take to maximize their admissions and scholarship potential.   Learn how to differentiate yourself from other applicants, how to determine which colleges are truly best for you, how to use college visits to improve admissions chances, and how to get colleges to say “yes” to your application.

There is separate registration for teens and parents.  Parental attendance is encouraged, not required.

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055, ext. 218

    Location: Main Library Community Room

Wednesday May 3, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results  
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Saturday, April 22, 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Curvebreakers will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register in advance.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing and stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments written by Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder and master tutor.

SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Nick will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the results session.

For teens in grades 9 and above.  Advanced registration with teen's own library card is required and starts on Friday, April 7 at 10:00 am.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the score results session.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits. 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Main Library Community Room

Thursday May 25, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Jennnifer E. Smith Author Visit  
   

Jen’s new young adult novel Windfall features themes her fans adore and newcomers will be drawn to; friendship, first love, relationships, with the added twist of a winning lottery ticket.

Jen is the author of Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between, The Geography of You and Me, This Is What Happy Looks Like, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Storm Makers, You Are Here, and The Comeback Season. Her books have been translated into thirty-three languages.  She earned a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.  Jen lives in New York City.

Learn more about Jen before her visit, http://www.jenniferesmith.com.  Books will be available for sale.

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

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