Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library will present two college preparation workshops to assist students and parents preparing for college applications beginning this weekend. The College Personal Essay Workshop on Sunday, September 11 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room will include tips on writing personal insight essays for college and scholarship applications.
Volunteers will review final drafts of student essays.. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Youth Council and the Chinese American Education Association.
Students and parents can also attend a College and Scholarship Financial Aid Workshop on Sunday, October 23 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room. The workshop will present information on government grants, loans, public and private scholarship resources. Strategies on how to apply for scholarships will be shared. Information booklets and pamphlets on financial aid will be available.
For more information about the free workshops call 626-307-1368 and/or follow the library on Twitter@MontereyParkLib.
The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Sundays 1-5 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays 12-9 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more City of Monterey Park news and information visit the city website at www.MontereyPark.ca.gov.