On Saturday, January 7, the Girl Scouts of Nassau County will hold a full day informative and interactive workshops facilitated by college and career preparation experts at their annual Empowering ME! Day at Briarcliffe College’s Bethapge Campus. From 8am to 430pm, soon-to-be and current college students can learn about career options, resume writing and interviewing, as well as applying for college, scholarships and financial aid. Representatives from colleges and universities will be present during the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Throughout the day, there will be a variety of different workshops. Future ME! provides information about college applications, essay writing, career schools, the job market, community service and more. Healthy ME! discusses the social, emotional and physical well-being in high school, college and beyond. Financing ME! talks about scholarships,financial aid and savings. University ME! provides information about adapting to college life and relationships. Finally, Professional ME! discusses dressing for success, etiquette, resume writing and career options.
All high school girls, college women and parents are encouraged to attend. The cost is $15 for Girl Scout members and $25 for non-members. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by December 15, 2011.