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Monmouth County Library HQ : The Path Toward College For STEM Majors

  • Monmouth County Library HQ 125 Symmes Drive Manalapan Township, NJ, 07726 United States (map)

Join College GPS for an educational workshop focused on the pursuit of STEM. 80% of new jobs created over the next decade will require STEM skills. Learn the information you need to help your student pursue their dream of a STEM career.  Good grades are not enough to ensure acceptance. Early planning is crucial to success for STEM students. This workshop will cover the following to help you and your student prepare for college:

  • How to determine which areas of STEM are a fit

  • What colleges look for in STEM students

  • What you can do to increase your chance of acceptance

  • Determining a strategy for testing

  • How the college application process differs for health professions

  • Why it is important to plan for graduate school while still in high school

  • How to get to medical school

  • An overview of the financial aid process

  • The importance of early planning

  • How to select colleges

This material covered in this workshop is suitable for families of middle school through high school juniors. Please come prepared to take notes.