Adolescent Academic Services

Expanded Horizons College Success Program

Expanded Horizons helps high school students negotiate the college admission process every step of the way, from College Access to College Success.

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College Access

Individual college counseling helps students structure their college search by selecting schools that match their interests and strengths, and feel supported throughout the application process. We also help students locate and apply for scholarships, navigate the financial aid process, and write their college essays. Expanded Horizons has a 99% rate of college acceptance for students involved in college application counseling.

SAT preparation courses are provided through partnerships with College Spring, and includes mentoring and tutoring services for 11th and 12th graders

College 101 is a college preparation course that provides an in-depth overview of the college and financial aid application processes for juniors.

Community Tutoring is available to all high school and college students in individual and small group settings to improve skills in specific subject areas.

Regents Prep is intensive tutoring to prepare young people for the January and June New York State Regents exams.

Attendance Improvement Programs offer school based counseling and case management services to students (and their families) struggling with attendance.

College trips offer an opportunity for students to visit college campuses and speak with admissions representatives, financial aid staff and current students.

Henry Street University, a summer college prep program for rising seniors, includes college field trips, help with applications and portfolio creation, scholarship essay writing classes and admissions workshops.

College Success

Full time college success services including but not limited to:

  • on campus networking meetings
  • personalized resource guides and advocacy for students on or running the risk of academic probation
  • internships and career development
  • scholarship opportunities (see below)
  • care packages
  • outreach

Scholarship Opportunities

Henry Street offers monetary awards to graduating high school seniors and current college students involved in Settlement programs. Awards may be used for tuition, books and other school related expenses, supporting the continued success of program participants throughout college.

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Tutoring and homework help are available to high school or college students at the Boys & Girls Republic, 888 East Sixth Street, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Tutoring is also offered Monday through Thursday at 301 Henry Street at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Judith Beillard at 212.254.3100 x203.