[2/22] Third Annual Seminar and Fair Day

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Location: Yeshiva University, Wilf Campus
Date: February 22, 2013
Time: 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
February 27, 2013: Manhattan Times Article

  • 200 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 City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez,  (who funds College EDge through a grant from the City Council) attended and addressed the students.
  • Mr. Rafael Quiles, Admissions Representative of Hostos Community College, discussed how a college education is achievable and worthwhile.
  • A (now-traditional) College EDge pizza lunch allowed students to mingle with Yeshiva University undergraduate College EDge mentors, who shared their personal experiences and answer any questions.
  • Workshops on Financial Aid were delivered by Financial Aid representatives from Yeshiva University’s Office of Student Finance, 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!

Click Here for Pictures From the Event

19 schools and programs which attended listed below

Arrojo Cosmetology

Art Institutes

Berkeley College

Bronx Community College (CUNY)

Columbia University

Hostos Community College (CUNY)

Hunter College (CUNY)

Kingsborough Community College

Long Island University

Medgar Evers College (CUNY)

Metropolitan College of New York

New York Institute of Technology


Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing

Queens College (CUNY)

SUNY Maritime

SUNY Rockland

SUNY Stony Brook

Universal Technical Institute

16 New York City High School YABCs which attended:

Christopher Columbus High

Erasmus High

John F. Kennedy High

Thomas Jefferson High

Adlai Stevenson High

George Washington High

Bronx Community High

Evander Childs Campus

John Adams High

Boys and Girls High School

High School  for Arts and Business

Highbridge Community Life Center

Downtown Brooklyn High

Franklin K. Lane High

Washington Irving High

High School of Graphic Communication Arts

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