October 17, 2021 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Free College-Prep Programs At Santa Monica Public Library In September:

Back to school time for teens often means stress about college. The Library can help! They’re offering several college-prep programs at the Main Library and branch libraries throughout the month of September. All programs are free and open to the public.

Programs at the Main Library (601 Santa Monica Blvd.):

• Common Core, New SAT, New PSAT: How do the Changes Affect You? Tuesday, Sept. 8, 7 pm. Find out why the PSAT and SAT are changing this year, and why we have the Common Core. C2 Education will explain the changes and why you need to know about them. The lecture is 90 minutes including Q&A, and is for grades 9-12 and parents. No registration required.

• Writing Your College Essay: It’s All About You, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7 pm. In this workshop, Diana Hanson of College Mentors share various strategies for writing the main essays (Common App and UC) as well as the “why this school” and “diversity” supplements. For grades 11-12 and parents; no registration required.

• SAT Full-Length Practice Test with Kaplan, Saturday, Sept. 19, 10 am-2:30 pm. This practice test for the current (not “new”) SAT mimics the actual test. For grades 10-12. Register by visiting the Main Library Youth Reference Desk or calling 310.458.8621.

At the Montana Branch Library (1704 Montana Ave.):

• SAT vs. ACT, Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 p.m. Find out which test is right for you, and discover the challenges of each test. This 60-minute workshop is presented by C2 Education. No registration required.

At the Pico Branch Library (2201 Pico Blvd.):

• Mock New PSAT, Saturday, Sept. 19, 1-4 pm. Will you be taking the new PSAT in October? Do this mock exam to help prepare. For grades 8-11, presented by C2 Education. Registration required; call the Branch at 310.458.8684 to register.

in News
Related Posts

Santa Monica’s 100 Homes Initiative Moves Forward

October 16, 2021

October 16, 2021

City seeks public participation in new HUD-funded program By Dolores Quintana The City of Santa Monica is moving forward with...

Former Mesa PD Chief to Lead Santa Monica Police Department

October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021

Ramon Batista selected as Santa Monica’s first Latino police chief By Sam Catanzaro Ramon Batista, Jr., the former police chief...

Closing Celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month Today

October 14, 2021

October 14, 2021

This Friday, October 15, the Santa Monica community is invited to a closing ceremony for Santa Monica’s first Hispanic Heritage...

Three SMC Professors Receive First-Ever Michelson Intellectual Property Educator of Excellence Award

October 13, 2021

October 13, 2021

The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Michelson  IP) is proud to award three Santa Monica College faculty members with the...

An Interview with Zach Rash, CEO of Coco Food Robotic Delivery

October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

Coco Delivery, is a completely contactless food delivery service that uses human piloted robots to deliver meals from the restaurant...

Message From Santa Monica’s New City Manager David White

October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

To the Santa Monica Community – it is with tremendous excitement that today I begin my first day as your...

Three Santa Monica College Faculty Receive Michelson IP Educator Award: Santa Monica Beat – October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * City Council Set To Approve Plan For 9 Thousand New Housing...

U.S Secretary of Veterans Affairs Visits Veterans Encampment Outside VA

October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

On Wednesday, the Secretary of U.S. Veterans Affairs and Mark Takano visited the veterans homeless encampment along san vicente blvd....

Mid-Century Ocean Avenue Apartments Sell for $70 Million

October 9, 2021

October 9, 2021

Westside Real Estate Scene October 11, 2021 By Dolores Quintana As reported by the Santa Monica Lookout, a mid-century apartment...

Santa Monica Police Release Sketch of Suspects Wanted for Ocean Park Shooting

October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

Santa Monica police have released sketches of two men wanted in connection to a recent shooting.  According to the Santa...

Hotels, Liquor Stores to be Allowed on Third Street Promenade

October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

Santa Monica City Council approves temporary zoning changes for Promenade By Dolores Quintana and Sam Catanzaro Hotels and liquor stores...

Santa Monica Selects Joseph Lawrence as Interim City Attorney

October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

Search for permanent City Attorney to begin soon By Sam Catanzaro At its meeting last week, the Santa Monica City...

Santa Monica Sues Real Estate Firm for Converting Rent-Controlled Units Into Vacation Rentals

October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

City of Santa Monica files complaint against NMS Properties Corporation  By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica is suing a real estate...

Santa Monica College to Hold Glass Pumpkin Sales This Weekend

October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021

Help Support SMC Art Department, Santa Monica Public Library, Palisades-Malibu YMCA By Staff Writer Santa Monica College will hold two...

Party Bus Driver Flees Following Santa Monica Crash That Injured Multiple People

October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021

SMPD investigating October 3 incident By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica police are searching for the driver of a party bus...