Upcoming Events

All events are exclusive to members of the Brooklyn College Educational Talent Search Program (BCETSP). Unless otherwise stated, all events/activities will take place on the Brooklyn College campus. To participate in one or more of these free events, sign up in one of the following ways.

  1. Send us an e-mail. Include your name, school name, grade and the name of the event(s).
  2. Speak to your pre-college counselor.
  3. If a registration form is required, complete and return it via e-mail or fax, or by giving it to your pre-college counselor.

Downloadable Spring 2014 Calendar

Academic Tutorial Program

Free tutorial services are available for SAT preparation and the Regents subjects of English, mathematics, social studies and sciences. Tutors are Brooklyn College students trained and prepared to work with high school students in these areas. For the best experience, we encourage students to sign up in advance with their ETS counselor or by contacting the program office directly.

Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 3 –6 p.m. (except holidays) 

March 2014 Highlights

TRIO Manhood Academy Now (TRIO M.A.N.)

Join our all-male group to be mentored in the skills of leadership, academic advancement and effective communication. Appropriate for grades 9 – 12.

Mondays, March 3 – May 12, 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Young Women Enrichment Group (Y-WEG)

Join our all-female group in conversations about self-worth, conflict resolution and career paths (to name a few). Appropriate for grades 9 – 12.

Tuesday, March 4 – May 13, 4 – 5:30 p.m. 

The Art in Reading (A.I.R.)

Explore the skill of writing through the lens of poetry, spoken word and literature. Appropriate for grades 9 – 12.

Wednesdays, March 5 – April 9, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The Nursing Career Project

This program offers students an in-depth look at the various career paths available in the field of nursing. In partnership with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, students will be engaged in discussions on the historical rise of the nurse profession, hands-on simulations of tasks performed by nurses, and mentorship opportunities from professionals in the field. Appropriate for grades 9 – 12.

Tuesday, March 18, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  RSVP by March 7.

Nursing Career Project Registration Form (pdf)

Career Day 2014: What's Your Plan B?

Learn about various careers from the people currently working in the field. Special Keynote Speaker: William Busch, creator of the Money Ride. Appropriate for grades 9 – 12. Parents are invited to participate in the day and an exclusive session with Mr. Busch on the difference between "People at Work" and "Money at Work."

Saturday, March 22. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Sessions begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Pre-register by completing the Student Registration Form.  Email completed form to EducationalTS@brooklyn.cuny.edu or drop the form off at our office.

April 2014 Highlight

Overnight College Tour - Destination: SUNY

This year's overnight college tour will be visiting several colleges within the State University of New York (SUNY).  Registration for this event has ended. 

Overnight tour dates: Monday, April 14 – Tuesday, April 15.


SAT Review Workshops

Brush up on effective strategies for doing well on the SAT.  Sign up for these workshops by email or speaking with your ETS Pre-College Counselor.

April 28th and 30th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Have a suggestion for an event or trip? Want to give feedback for an event or trip? Please e-mail your comments to us. Thank you!