Thursday, July 12, 2012

College Success Workshop for Senior students

Information has come in regarding the following: (Georgetown SEPAC does not endorse this workshop, we are simply passing information along) College Success Boot Camp Coming to NESCA August 13 – 14th Co-Sponsored by Thinking Outside the Classroom and College Solutions, in Cooperation with NESCA (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents) Thinking Outside the Classroom offers in-home coaching for students with particular academic challenges, broader executive function issues or who simply want to reach their full potential both in the classroom and beyond. They are the group to which we and others on our staff have turned when our own children needed help with executive functioning. College Solutions assists students with their college searches, applications, essays, determination of eligibility for financial aid and preparation of all forms. Their objective is to make the experience as positive, stress-free and successful as possible. They have many years of experience in personally matching students to colleges that are perfect fits for them. Together, they are bringing their highly-regarded College Success Bootcamp to NESCA in a new, two-session format, on Monday and Tuesday evenings, August 13 -14th. When: 1st Session: 6:30 - 9:30pm Monday, August 13 2nd Session: 6:30 - 9:30pm Tuesday, August 14 Where: NESCA, 55 Chapel Street, 2nd Floor, Newton, MA Cost: $400 per person; enrollment limited to 12! This 6-hour, highly-interactive course is suitable for anyone eager to succeed at the college level, whether going for the first time or returning to campus in September. The program's principal instructor will be Michele Hearn, M.Ed., CAS, senior coach and director of adult and college coaching for Thinking Outside the Classroom. A veteran administrator at College of the Holy Cross, counselor and career consultant, she is also a guidance counselor licensed by the State of Massachusetts and participant in the New England Association for College Admission Counseling's Summer Institute. Her co-facilitator will be Stella Habib, a graduate of the program currently enrolled in McGill University in Montreal. A rising senior, she is majoring in General Management with a concentration in International Business and a minor in Communication Studies. Due to her passion for languages and intercultural communication, Stella chose to attend school in Montreal for its diverse culture and bilingual atmosphere. Stella's current languages are English, Greek, French, and Spanish. Her experience and academic skills fall across a broad spectrum. Questions? For additional information and to register, please call NESCA at 617-658-9800, or email