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College Lists and Scholarships: Expert Advice for Stepping into Your Future



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Wednesday, Nov. 2
4:30-6:00 PM ET

online event; open to all woman-identifying, trans, or gender expansive members of the public, mentors, mentees, and alum

Applying for college can be stressful. There’s the apprehensive deciding of which schools to apply for, the anxious workshopping of personal statements, the uneasy nabbing of top-notch recommendations, and the list doesn’t stop there; what about funding?

Through the winning tag team of writer Ana Homayoun and educator Tom Rabbitt, participants in this workshop will learn the tips and tricks they need to stare down each of the “scaries” lurking in the college (and post-graduate!) application process—from creating a list of top choices to winning the scholarship of your dreams. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A and are encouraged to send questions in advance. Join us as we discuss everything you’ve always wanted to know about college apps…but were too afraid to ask.

This event is designed for all mentees, mentors, program alum and invited guests.

Meet the Teaching Artist

Ana Homayoun

Ana Homayoun

Ana Homayoun is a noted author, school consultant, speaker and educator. Over the past two decades, Ana has traveled the globe inspiring students and adults to design their own blueprint for success. In 2001, Ana founded San Francisco Bay Area-based Green Ivy Educational Consulting, an educational consulting firm that works with parents, educators and students on promoting executive functioning skills, including organization and time-management, and overall wellness. She is also the founder and executive director of Luminaria Learning Solutions,  a non-profit developing the Life Navigator Middle School Program to give students the needed skills for social and economic mobility as well as social and emotional wellness. 

Meet the Teaching Artist

Tom Rabbitt

Tom Rabbitt

Tom Rabbitt is a retired English teacher, School Counselor, and School Administrator. Currently serves as the Communication and Public Relationship Chair for the East End Counselors Association and editor of Counselors View, the associations’s newsletter.

This event is open to:

all mentees, all mentors, program alum and the public

November 2 4:30 pm 5:45 pm EDT

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