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Navigating the College Process

Debunking the Myths of the College Application Process

2020-01-14 18:30:00 2020-01-14 19:30:00 America/Chicago Navigating the College Process Navigating the College Process - No GPS Required! Join us for a three-part seminar to help you and your child navigate the college application process. Main Library

Tuesday, January 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-14 18:30:00 2020-01-14 19:30:00 America/Chicago Navigating the College Process Navigating the College Process - No GPS Required! Join us for a three-part seminar to help you and your child navigate the college application process. Main Library

Main Library

Elgin Room

Navigating the College Process - No GPS Required! Join us for a three-part seminar to help you and your child navigate the college application process.

Doug Sept and Dan Raffety, experts in the field of college counseling and faculty and administrators at Elgin Academy, will present three seminars that will walk parents and students through the process from beginning to end. Doug and Dan have helped hundreds of students and parents navigate the college process successfully. Debunking the Myths of the College Application Process Doug and Dan will address the common myths of getting into college with a general overview of the process including when the process should begin, how important are grades and standardized test scores, and is it possible to afford college without going into debt, among many other topics. Choosing a College that Fits Tuesday, April 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Does everyone dream of going to Harvard? Not really. There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United State alone. Doug and Dan will address how you can determine the best fit college for your child. This presentation will provide insight on what to look for and how to narrow down the choices to find just the right fit for them. How to Complete the Applications and Write a Great Essay Tuesday, September 15 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm The dreaded application and essay! They don't have to be scary. In this seminar, Doug and Dan will shed light on how to complete the college application step by step as well as provide useful tips and techniques for writing an essay that will impress and connect with college admissions representatives.

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Mon, Nov 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 02 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 04 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 05 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 06 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Wed, Dec 02, All day
All Branches
The drive-up windows at Main & Rakow will be open. Curbside service at South Elgin and the Bookmobile contactless service will continue. Reference Services & Interlibrary loan (ILL) will continue.

Wed, Dec 02, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual - Hispanic Services - Zoom
Test
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Especially for the little ones, this virtual storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays for ages 0-2. No registration.

Wed, Dec 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Andrea Norman, Medicare Benefit Advisor, from Ascension Complete will go over Medicare options and answer questions on enrolling for Medicare. Please register for link to Zoom. Register

Wed, Dec 02, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Willow Lakes Estates – club house – 161 W. River Road – Elgin 60123

Wed, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blackhawk Apts. – 926 Congdon Ave. – Elgin 60120

Canceled
Wed, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other various projects.

Wed, Dec 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Estudiantes de todos los niveles practicarán con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learners of all levels practice a new language with native English and Spanish Speakers.

Wed, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
If you wrote a book for National Novel Writing Month, join us for a virtual celebration! We'll share our books over Zoom and celebrate the craft of writing. Grades K-8. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Crestwood Apts. of Elgin – info office – 45 Poplar Creek Dr. – Elgin 60120

Wed, Dec 02, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Join Miss Katie for book talks highlighting “the best of the best” picture books from 2020's publishing crop! A great opportunity to discover holiday gifts for little ones.

Thu, Dec 03, All day
All Branches
The drive-up windows at Main & Rakow will be open. Curbside service at South Elgin and the Bookmobile contactless service will continue. Reference Services & Interlibrary loan (ILL) will continue.

Thu, Dec 03, All day
Virtual
Join us on the library facebook page for a storytime full of adventure ! There will be a story, and craft or activity you can do from home. https://www.facebook.com/gailbordenpubliclibrary

Canceled
Thu, Dec 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Join us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members.

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Let’s use our kindness to create a homemade card for a gift! So many options: a cool holiday card, a birthday card, a get well card, a thank you card. Grades K-2. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: River’s Edge Townhomes – 2 Clifford Ct. – Elgin 60123

Thu, Dec 03, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Let’s use our kindness to create a homemade card for a gift! So many options: a cool holiday card, a birthday card, a get well card, a thank you card. Grades 3-5. Registration required
This event is full

Thu, Dec 03, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Surrey Dr. – Surrey Dr. & Maple Ln. – Elgin 60123

Thu, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Singing, clapping, simple stories and lapsit bounces at this virtual 1/2 hour program. Best for birth-23 months. Please register.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Learn how QuickBooks desktop accounting software (2018 Desktop Premier Version) allows users to manage their company finances by adding items, working with customers & vendors, and running reports.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Join us for an English and Spanish bedtime story. Some weeks will also have a guitar lullaby.

Thu, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Ct. – Mulberry Ct. & Mulberry Ln. – Elgin 60123