The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and My College Resource Present “TEST PREP STRATEGIES: BE READY!”; Featuring Jed Applerouth, Founder and CEO Of Applerouth Tutoring Services November 11 Ÿ The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee

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The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and My College Resource Present

“TEST PREP STRATEGIES: BE READY!”

Featuring Jed Applerouth, Founder and CEO Of Applerouth Tutoring Services

November 11 Ÿ The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee

A nationally acclaimed authority on testing, Applerouth will be on hand to offer students and their families cutting-edge techniques for navigating college admissions exams. 

 

(Sarasota-Manatee) The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (JFSM) and My College Resource continue their free series, “Insider Tips for College Admissions,” with “Test Prep Strategies: Be Ready,” featuring guest speaker Jed Applerouth, Wednesday, November 11, 7-8 p.m. The series is free to students and their families and is held on The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee’s campus, 580 McIntosh Road, Sarasota.

Jed Applerouth is founder of Applerouth Tutoring and a nationally renowned expert on testing, including the SAT, ACT, AP and other exams that are crucial to gaining entrance to the nation’s most desirable colleges and universities. A teacher and nationally certified counselor with a PhD in educational psychology, Applerouth has spoken to hundreds of parent groups on topics ranging from test preparation, test anxiety, student motivation, procrastination, self-regulated learning strategies, and optimizing chances for college admissions. For more information on Jed Applerouth and Applerouth Tutoring Services, visit www.applerouth.com.

“Jed Applerouth is a superstar in the world of test preparation and tutoring,” says Debra Landesberg, M.S., founder and president of MyCollegeResource.net and co-presenter of the series with The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee. “He’s in such demand as a national speaker that we feel very fortunate he’s available to share his expertise to parents and students in our area. For anyone with college admissions tests on their horizon, this lecture is not to be missed!”

“Insider Tips for College Admissions is an initiative designed for 8th to 12th grade students and their families to receive valuable information and tips about the college admissions process. The series of seven lectures, which began on September 9 and continues through April 13, is presented by Landesberg, M.S., whose company, MyCollegeResource.net, specializes in guiding high school students on the journey to college. Participants can register online at www.jfedsrq.org. For more information about this series, contact Debra Landesberg at [email protected] or 941-704-5553. For more information about My College Resource, visit www.mycollegeresource.net.

For more than 15 years Landesberg has helped students and their families navigate the often confusing steps of the college application process coupled with the challenges of dealing with financial aid and scholarships.  Time, thought, and planning are necessary to get it right so the student can find their best fit college.

“By customizing guidance for each individual, the mystery and stress is taken out of the pathway to college,” says Landesberg. “The goal is to move through the college application process with minimal stress while maintaining a well-paced and comfortable progression to discover the best fit college for the student and family.”

The remaining series schedule is as follows. All sessions are 7-8 p.m.

  • November 11, 2015; 7-8 p.m.: Test Prep Strategies – Be Ready with Jed Applerouth of Applerouth Tutoring Services
  • January 13, 2016; 7-8 p.m.: Where’s The Money? FAFSA, Scholarships, And More!
  • February 10, 2016; 7-8 p.m.: Surf’s Up! What Are You Doing This Summer?
  • March 9, 2016; 7-8 p.m.: Specialty Topics – Visual/Performing Arts/Athletics
  • April 13, 2016; 7-8 p.m.: Beat The Curve In College Admissions

 

About The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to save Jewish lives and enhance Jewish life in the Sarasota-Manatee region, in Israel, and throughout the world. In addition, the Federation is responsive when worldwide catastrophes occur. For more information, call 941-371-4546 or visit www.jfedsrq.org.

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