Free college preparation classes at Takoma Park library

Oct. 2, 2003, midnight | By Danielle Foster | 19 years, 12 months ago

Three courses designed to ease transition to college

All students planning to attend college can participate three free classes open to the public at the Takoma Park public library. The first course entitled "Going to College: Overview," will be held on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. The session will be lead by Dr. Laurie Potts-Dupre. She plans to help students choose the schools that will fit their personality, financial situation, and academic interests.

The second entitled "Financial Aid for College," will be held by Dr. Herm Davis on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. Davis, the author of Financial Aid for Dummies, will discuss scholarships, loans and deadlines.

The final class will be on Tuesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. Ms. Ilhan Cagre will discuss "How to prepare SATs/ ACTs." Information on changes in the 2005 SAT will also be included.

To pre-register, call 601-891-7259 or visit the Takoma Park Library on Philadelphia and Maple Ave.

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