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Elmhurst library hosts college prep workshops for parents, students

Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 5:54 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – A nationally certified counselor will host a series of workshops and one-on-one sessions on preparing for college for high school students and parents at the Elmhurst Public Library.

Patti Pears, a former Elmhurst resident, specializes in college admissions consulting. According to the library's website, her first workshop focuses on selecting an affordable college. She will also host a seminar on tackling the college admissions essay. In addition, students can sign up for individual sessions to get help with their college essays.

The affordable college workshop begins at 7 p.m. July 23 in the library's large meeting room. The group essay workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. July 24 in the same room, and individual sessions will be available July 29, 30 and 31.

To register for any of the events visit www.elmhurstpubliclibrary.org and click on the calendar of events or call the library information desk at 630-279-8696.

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