The Common Application essay is the primary essay required for most college applications. Parents and students are encouraged to join college essay specialist Sharon Epstein, who will discuss what colleges look for in college application essays, what makes an essay successful, and whether the increase in test-optional schools due to COVID-19 places a greater importance on this year’s essays.
The event is open to all; however it is particularly relevant to upcoming juniors and seniors and their parents as we will go over any potential COVID-19-related changes affecting the college application process.
Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald honeymooned for five months in the summer of 1920 in a modest gray house in Westport, Connecticut. It was an experience that had a more profound impact on both of their collective works than any other place they lived. It was, for Scott and Zelda, their honeymoon. Having just gotten married and after being kicked out of some of New York city’s finest hotels, they were, for the first time, in their very own place, albeit for only five months. It was a time that Scott Fitzgerald called “the happiest year since I was eighteen.” He had, after all, just achieved success with his first novel, This Side of Paradise, and was suddenly awash with money.
The Fitzgeralds lived a wild life of drinking, driving and endless partying while living in suburban Connecticut.
Learn to program online games like Rock, Paper, Scissors and Turtle Race. Participants will problem solve errors in computer programs— debugging is what real life programmers and game designers do, too!
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I have turned my front and back lawns into habitats for native insects. American lawns are modeled after British manor homes. Trying to achieve this archaic ideal has become so standard it’s cliche.
Tall native grasses of the Northeast were decimated to make way for smaller tropical and genetically modified smaller species which are easy to cut.
I’ve learned from untold research that trees, native plants and tall grasses that are allowed to flower provide the most food for native and migrating pollinators like bees and butterflies. Birds that do not migrate also benefit from seeds of mature grasses during the lean winter months when food is scarce.
My yard is a combination of food garden while the remaining is a native and non-native plants. Since I’ve changed from a manor house grass lawn I’ve had so many visitors to my lawn!
So basically, as stated in 1989’s Field of Dreams, “If you build it, they will come.”