[3/23] Second Annual Seminar and Fair Day

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Location: Yeshiva University, Wilf Campus
Date: March 23, 2012
Time: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Press: March 16, 2012: Press Release
March 28, 2012: Manhattan Times Article

  • 152 students from the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn arrived at Yeshiva University’s Wilf campus for the Second Annual College EDge Seminar and Fair Day!
  • New York State Assemblyman Guillermo Linares and New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (who funds College EDge through a grant from the City Council) both attended and addressed the students. Dr. Barry Eichler, Dean of Yeshiva College, also shared a few words.
  • Ms. Patricia Mabry, Admissions Representative of Hostos Community College, returned to discuss how a college education is achievable and worthwhile.
  • Victoria Nneji and Robert W. Gordon, sophomores at Columbia University, discussed their experiences applying to and beginning college.
  • A (now-traditional) College EDge pizza lunch will allow students to mingle with Yeshiva University undergraduate College EDge mentors, who will share their personal experiences and answer any questions.
  • Workshops on Financial Aid were delivered by Financial Aid representatives from Yeshiva University’sOffice of Student Finance, the Lehman College (CUNY) Office of Financial Aid, and Mrs. Lolita Wood-Hill, Yeshiva College Director of Pre-Health Advisement.
  • Workshops on “Writing a Personal Statement” by the Yeshiva University Wilf Campus Writing Center, “Time Management” by the Yeshiva College Office of Academic Support, and “Making the Most Out of College” by the Yeshiva College Career Development Center.
  • College Fair + Tours of Yeshiva University’s Wilf campus! (29 schools and programs which attended listed below)
  • We are also proud to announce that Swab-A-Cheek was present at our fair and swabbed the cheeks of 24 students who volunteered to help Swab-A-Cheek continue their great work in “Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Bone Marrow Registry.”

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Adelphi University
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Arrojo Cosmetology
Baruch College (CUNY)
Berkeley College
Bronx Community College (CUNY)
CUNY Welcome Center
College Connections Project
Columbia University
City Tech (CUNY)
Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY)
Hofstra University
Hostos Community College (CUNY)
Hunter College (CUNY)
Institute of Culinary Education
John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
Kingsborough Community College (CUNY)
La Guardia Community College (CUNY)
Lehman College (CUNY)
Long Island University
Maritime College (SUNY)
Mercy College
New York Institute Technology
Old Westbury (SUNY)
Pace University
St. John’s University
The New Community College (CUNY)
Year Up
York College (CUNY)
  • 11 New York City High School YABCs which attended:
Adlai Stevenson Campus YABC
Alfred E. Smith High
Christopher Columbus High
City Polytechnic High
Erasmus High
Franklin K. Lane High
George Washington High
Herbert Lehman High
High School for Arts and Business
Jame Monroe Educational Campus
John F. Kennedy High


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