College Prep

MVYLI College Prep, Field Trip & Mentor Program: 2014-2015

September 16   MVYLI Orientation & Welcome to Youth & Parents
September 20   MVYLI’s Beach Clean-Up with MV Environmental Club
September 22  

MVYLI Meeting: College Prep, Field Trip, Mentor Overview
• Seniors: research colleges to visit

• Handout: MVRHS Guidance Department Meeting with Parents

September 24   Mentor: Taynara with college mentor: Susan Crampton (10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29)
September 28   MVYLI College Freshmen Brunch in Boston
September 29  

MVYLI meeting: College Field Trip: Research departments, portfolio preparation
• RUGGS Recommendations for Colleges
• New youth: Maddy Moore: Applications & Leadership Opportunities

October 2-3  

College Field Trip: Wentworth, Suffolk and Emerson

October 6   MVYLI Meeting: Mentorship – exploring our options
October 11   SATs
October 13   MVYLI Meeting: Mentorship – exploring our options
October 20   Guest speaker: Ed Merkl: Writing: importance of bios
October 27   MVYLI Meeting: Writing essay/MVYLI College newsletter
November 3   MVYLI Meeting: Polishing bios for mentors
November 8   SATs
November 10  

Guest Speaker: Norman Hall, Mentor
Seniors: College personalized overview: deadlines/time management

November 13   Mentor: Maisie with Megan Honey, The Harbor View Hotel
November 17   MVYLI Meeting
November 21-22   MVYLI College Field Trip: Gordon College
November 24  

MVYLI Meeting: College Prep: Guest Faculty: Gretchen Underwood
Guest Faculty: Ed Merkl: college essay support

December 1   MVYLI Christmas/Holiday Party
December 6   SATs
December 8  

MVYLI Meeting:
Seniors: Letters of Recommendation 

December 15   MVYLI Meeting: Seniors
December holidays  

Seniors: Common App Workshop (Deadline: Jan. 15)
Seniors & Parents Scholarship Workshop; Parents FAFSA Orientation: Feb. 15 deadline

February 6   Job Shadow Day Reception – invited mentors, parents, supporters
February   MVRHS Science Fair
March   Earth Day/Green Fair
April   Nomination Process & Orientation for Youth Leadership Summit: June 
June 20-26   MVYLI 6th Annual Vineyard Youth Leadership Summit
August 4, 2015   Cronkite Awards Ceremony

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