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White Plains Youth Bureau Prepares College Readiness Workshop

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The White Plains Youth Bureau, in collaboration with the Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., has designed a college readiness workshop to help parents and students navigate the process on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church.

The church is at 188 Orawaupum St., White Plains.

This year’s seminar will feature workshops on topics such as: finding the college that’s right for you, what’s your college IQ 21st century interview skills, preparing the common application, how to finance a college education and essay writing tips and strategies.

Students can bring their essays for review or begin a college essay at this workshop.

The Youth Bureau has partnered with local community-based organizations to bring this valuable workshop to families, including Calvary Baptist Church Educational Ministry, Bethel Baptist Church Educational Ministry, Chase Bank-Elmsford Branch, Alpha Kappa Alpha  Sorority Inc.-PI Iota Omega Chapter, Star Bethlehem Church Scholarship Ministry, YMCA-Yonkers, New York and The Westchester County (NY) Chapter of the Links, Inc.

For additional information contact the Youth Bureau at 914-422-1378 or Sandra Weaver, Westchester Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta at 914-419-1184 or

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