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On July 22, over 40 area high school students and their parents attended a seminar at the Westover Branch Library on how to write a compelling and original college entrance essay. The seminar was conducted by former HB principal, Ray Anderson. Write Out Loud by Carol Barash, PhD 12 Tools for Telling Your Story […]
Too Hot Outside? Cool Down with Some Big Thinking! Outstanding essays give college applicants a real advantage in the admission process, and educator Ray Anderson says that summer is the perfect time to start crafting them. This month we have several writing programs to help – and of course we have great books all year round: The […]
Applying to College? “And yet not a dream, but a mighty reality- a glimpse of the higher life, the broader possibilities of humanity, which is granted to the man who, amid the rush and roar of living, pauses four short years to learn what living means.” – W.E.B. Du Bois on Education These books can […]
High school students and their parents get a lot of advice. Relatives, friends, teachers, counselors, spiritual advisers – and even strangers – can give so much college and career advice that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. These stories and guides offer reassurance that you don’t have to decide everything right now, and entertainment while you […]
Waiting for college acceptances, and wondering how you’re going to pay once you’re in? Last week on the Teen Blog, our librarians highlighted some of the Library’s best resources to help teens (and their parents) with the financial aid process. The Teen Blog post also includes links to: Arlington Public School’s College Corner Arlington-specific scholarships […]
When it comes to deciding where to apply for college, there are so many options and variables that it’s easy for students (and parents) to feel overwhelmed. We’re here to help! Check out this week’s Teen Blog post on Searching for the Perfect College. You’ll find it full of useful resources and book recommendations. […]