Free College Prep Program in Downtown Yonkers

 

 

 
Attend our College Readiness Series this fall. Four sessions address getting into college; the fifth helps you plan for managing finances after you leave. No registration needed. Expert-led sessions include: 

   
SAT vs. ACT
Grinton I. Will Library 
Tues., Sept. 12 | 4:00 p.m. 

Riverfront Library
Mon., Sept. 18 | 4:00 p.m. 

These two entrance exams, while similar, have subtle differences between them that can help you best showcase your academic skills. Learn how to choose between the two, and how to think about the optional essay. No registration. 
 
   
College Applications: Where Do I Go From Here?
Grinton I. Will Library 
Tues., Sept. 19 | 4:00 p.m. 

Riverfront Library
Mon., Sept. 25 | 4:00 p.m. 

The college application process is not complex, but it does include a lot of moving parts. Learn the best way to approach college fairs, tours, interviews, and choosing a major. No registration. 
 
   
College Essay: Tips, Tricks and How to Present Your Best Self
Grinton I. Will Library 
Tues., Oct. 3 | 4:00 p.m. 

Riverfront Library
Mon., Oct. 30 | 4:00 p.m. 
The college essay is the central showpiece of a student's application. Learn the practical steps of how to write a strong essay and choose a topic that showcases your best self. No registration. 
 
   
Financing Your Education
Riverfront Library
Thurs., Oct. 19 | 4:00 p.m. 

Grinton I. Will Library 
Tues.,Nov. 21 | 4:00 p.m. 

Learn what is required to complete the FAFSA and explore different sources of aid - grants, scholarships, loans, and NYS programs that can help you out - before and after graduation. No registration.

 
 
   
Student Loan Repayment
Riverfront Library
Thurs., Oct. 26 | 4:00 p.m. 

Grinton I. Will Library
Tues., Nov. 28 | 4:00 p.m.
Have you gone to college and need help with your student loans? Learn about available repayment plans, forbearances, deferments, loan consolidation, rehabilitation and student load forgiveness. Find out about ways to bring your loan out of default and stopping wage garnishment. No registration. 
 
 
 
   
 

 
Riverfront Library
1 Larkin Center
Yonkers, NY 10701
 
Grinton I. Will Library
1500 Central Park Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10710
 
Crestwood Library
16 Thompson St.
Yonkers, NY 10707 

Telephone for all branches: (914) 337-1500  |  www.ypl.org