Graduating student with the word Reach decorating her cap.

Agenda

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

7:30 – 9:00 AM

Check In at Machuga Heights

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Icebreakers with Peer Mentors

9:30 – 11:30 AM

  • Welcome Session for Parents
  • Welcome Session for Parents en Español
  • Additional parent programming will be offered during the day. More information will be available in the spring.

10:45 – 11:30 AM

  • Opening Brunch (Students only)
  • Opening Day Speaker Ines Rosales, ’04, Good Day New York

11:40 – 12:40 PM

Opening Day Speaker: Dr. Daniel Jean

12:45 – 1:30 PM

Career and Internship Workshop

1:30 – 2:05 PM

Snack Break and Team Mentor Team Builders

2:10 – 2:50 PM

Workshop Session: Pick Your Own

  • Educational Opportunity Fund and Health Careers Program
  • Making The Most of your College Visits
  • Public Speaking Workshop
  • Path to Professionalism: In Real Life and Online

2:55 – 3:40 PM

College 101 Workshop

3:45 – 4:30 PM

Meet & Greet The Montclair State Latino(a) Caucus

4:45 – 6:00 PM

Dinner

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Peer Mentor Meetings

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Social Event

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:15 – 10:00 AM

Financial Aid Literacy Workshop

10:15 – 10:45 AM

Guest Speaker: TBA

11:00 – 11:40 AM

Workshop Session A: Pick Your Own

  • Beyond a Bachelor’s Degree: Latino/a Graduate Student Panel
  • Making the Most of your College Visits
  • Essay Writing Workshop
  • TBD

11:45 – 1:00 PM

Lunch and Peer Mentor Meetings

1:15 – 2:00 PM

Guest Speaker: Wilfredo Betance, Jr. “My Identity and Future”

2:10 – 2:50 PM

Workshop Session B: Pick Your Own

  • Essay Writing Workshop
  • Path to Professionalism: In Real Life and Online
  • Educational Opportunity Fund and Health Careers Program

3:00 – 3:20 PM

Networking Event Preparation with Peer Mentor Groups

3:30 – 4:45 PM

Networking Event with faculty, staff, students, and alumni

5:00 – 9:00 PM

Dinner, Peer Mentor Group Meetings, and Rec Center Activities

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Mock Interview Presentation

9:40 – 11:15 AM

  • Mock Interviews
  • Classroom Experience

All students will receive a mock interview and be able to experience a mock college class during this time. The classroom experience options will be made available closer to the time of the Institute. 

11:15 – 11:45 AM

Peer Mentor Group Debriefs

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 PM

College Fair-Style Majors Fair

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Final Peer Mentor Group Meetings

4:00 – 5:15 PM

Closing Dinner Ceremony

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Student Check Out and Parent Pick Up/Depart