May 25, 2022

College Prep Series is Back at the Essex Library with “Off To College: A Workshop for Students and Parents”

From a press release:

Karen Goldfinger

Young Adults and their Parents are invited to the Essex Library on Tuesday, July 27 at 6:30pm for a “Off to College: A Workshop for Students and Parents” Presented by Karen Goldfinger, Ph.D. and her daughter Jessie Tijl. The workshop will feature Tips for choosing a major, getting good grades, and having a great time.

Dr. Goldfinger is a psychologist in Essex with an interest in helping young adults succeed. She conducts career and educational assessments for teenagers and young adults, and she is a parent and former Essex School Board member. She is also the lead author of a textbook, Psychological Assessment and Report Writing (Sage, 2010).

Jessie Tijl is entering her senior year at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She is a pre-med student majoring in Biology and minoring in Urban and Environmental Policy. She recently returned from a study abroad semester in Costa Rica and a brief stint as a volunteer at a medical clinic in Peru. She has learned how to succeed in college while having a great time, and she is ready to offer some tips to incoming freshman.

Please contact the Essex Library at 767-1560 or to register for this important informational evening.