CAAS hosted a successful Student Panel for member parents and students at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library on May 25, 2015. 4 Syosset HS seniors and 4 SHS alumni provided their insights and honest feedback on do’s and don’t of high school, importance of extra-curricular activities, time management, freshman year of college and many more topics.
OnMay 2nd and 9thCAAS proudly hosted the first ever bilingual (English and Mandarin) 2- part college planning seminar “The Roadmap to College” atSitanTai Chi Martial Arts Center. Over 55 parents and students attended this information packed free program presented by Michael Binder, Founder and President of Your College Navigator, LLC and translated by CAAS member, Michelle Yu.
Middle and high school parents and students learned about what colleges look for in a student, how colleges make their admissions decisions, how students can determine the best college for them, and what students should be doing now to maximize admissions into those schools.
Feedback from parents and students was all positive. Middle school mom,XiaoweiSun said, “Michael’s presentation was great! He shared tons of success stories on how students can stand out when they apply to college. He focused on teaching us what we can do and not on selling his services.” Board member and high school mom, Lisa Chen, said, “My son definitely learned some good advice on what he can do better to prepare for college in the next 2 years.” SHS student, said, “I just signed up for a free consultation with Michael. I know he will help me handle the stress of selecting and applying to college next year. I am so glad I attended this seminar! Thanks for hosting this!”
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