This is part one of a six-part series discussing the college process. All advice and instruction are provided courtesy of Barbara Gottesman, whose company, College Help! Organization and Advising Services has helped hundreds of high school students in Montclair, Glen Ridge and surrounding towns and counties over the years. She helps navigate the application process, […]
By the end of June every year, around 650 to 700 students from Montclair High School (MHS), Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA), and Lacordaire Academy graduate from high school, and look ahead toward college. And that number does not include Montclair students who attend high schools outside of the township, such as Seton Hall Prep, Saint […]
On June 7, 2018, Montclair High School administrators and teachers held the annual Awards Ceremony, honoring stand-out students within the very impressive graduating senior class. This particular event is held during an already hectic time of year, but it represents something very important. Not only is this a time when students are recognized for their […]
Studio042 believes in supporting the graduating class of 2018 by donating $500! As college applications and essays are being submitted by the many intelligent and well-rounded students of Montclair, it is a reminder that Project Graduation is also upon us. For years, seniors of Montclair High School have looked forward to the “all-night party” that begins […]
Local Mom and Entrepreneur Corinne Connor makes college applications easier for everyone through her College Apps Made Easy program. Transcripts. Essays. Extracurriculars. Career interests. Academic skills. These are just some of the elements that factor into the typical college application. The process is stressful and overwhelming, especially for busy high school seniors and their families. […]
Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund provides the pathway for women to be exposed to opportunities as they realize they can be the instrument of change.
AGFAF believes in women empowerment through education! Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund (AGFAF) is a non-profit, committed to effecting social, gender and economic equality in Afghanistan. They secure scholarships and provide financial, emotional and academic support to the best and brightest young Afghans, primarily women, seeking a college education. They also support students by allowing them to […]
As the graduating class of 2017 prepares for the next chapter of their lives, they will embark in their last hoorah altogether, Project Graduation.
Studio042 believes in supporting the graduating class of 2017 by donating $1,400! As college applications and essays are being submitted by the many intelligent and well-rounded students of Montclair, it is a reminder that Project Graduation is also upon us. For years, seniors of Montclair High School have looked forward to the “all-night party” that begins […]
MSU’s Drop-In Center gives students Tea and Talk for a comfortable, quiet place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of college life.
Weekly doses of Tea and Talk helps students keep calm and carry on. The Montclair State University Health Promotion Drop-In Center hosts a weekly Tea and Talk workshop where any Montclair State student can stop by, have a cup of tea and chat with peer advocates and other students. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Thursday at […]
In the murky darkness that surrounds college applications, College Apps Made Easy is a guiding light for students and parents alike.
Get prepared for college with Corinne Connor. Preparing for college is difficult, which is why there are several services out there to help parents and students through the process. SAT prep courses, tutors, coaches and mentors all encourage students to plan. Corinne Connor, owner of College Apps Made Easy, stands out from the rest. Connor […]
Newark-based non-profit changes lives and keeps getting better with NJ SEEDS.
NJ SEEDS brings educational opportunities to New Jersey students. Since 1992, New Jersey SEEDS has transformed the lives of high-achieving students from low-income families. Via outstanding educational support, this group has activated a future for those brilliant young people who needed more than what their public school system could provide. The coalition is a privately […]