The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and My College Resource Present
A College Preparation and Information Series:
“Insider Tips for College Admissions”
The initiative is designed for 8th to12th grade students and their families to provide valuable information and tips to navigate the college admissions process. The series of seven lectures will be held September 2015 to April 2016 at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.
(Sarasota-Manatee) The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (JFSM) and My College Resource have joined forces to present “Insider Tips for College Admissions,” 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 begins on September 9, will be presented by Debra Landesberg, M.S., the founder and president of MyCollegeResource.net, a company that specializes in guiding high school students on the journey to college. 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. 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 Debra Landesberg, M.S., 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 series schedule is as follows:
- September 9, 2015: Insider Tips To College Admissions
- October 14, 2015: Tips For Writing The College Essay
- November 11, 2015: Test Prep Strategies – Be Ready
- January 13, 2016: Where’s The Money? FAFSA, Scholarships, And More!
- February 10, 2016: Surf’s Up! What Are You Doing This Summer?
- March 9, 2016: Specialty Topics – Visual/Performing Arts/Athletics
- April 13, 2016: Beat The Curve In College Admissions
“Helping young people reach their educational goals is paramount to our mission,” says Howard Tevlowitz, JFSM’s executive director. “We’re delighted to partner with My College Resource to offer this outstanding series.”
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.