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.


For the full calendar of September through January events, download the Fall2014 Student Calendar.

September Highlights

Free Tutorial Program

In an effort to prepare Brooklyn College Educational Talent Search participants to be stronger academically, students can participate in our afterschool tutorial sessions in homework help, SAT preparation, and regents preparation.  Students are to bring their class notes in the subject he/she wants assistance.

September 15, 2014 through December 11, 2014

Schedule: Mondays through Thursdays*, 3pm - 6pm

*Students may attend up to four days per week.  For best results, regular attendance is encouraged. 


SAT Strategy Workshop

FREE SAT Preparation Workshop for enrolled ETS participants.  This workshop will offer strategies for taking the SAT as recommended by the Cambridge Educational Services curriculum.  Workshop sessions will be held at Brooklyn College (2900 Bedford Ave, Ingersoll Hall 2424, Brooklyn, 11210). The workshop will include:

  • CollegeBoard: Getting Ready for the SAT booklet
  • Access to Cambridge SAT Prep course review books
  • 3-4 hours of combined instruction in critical reading, writing, and mathematics sections 

Participants MUST BE REGISTERED for either the October or November SAT exam to enroll. 

Workshop 1: September 22 & 23, 2014  Mondays & Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Workshop 2: September 25, 2014  Thursday, 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Download and submit the SAT Workshop Registration Form to reserve your seat. 


ETS Open House

Learn about the support opportunities offered by the Brooklyn College Educational Talent Search Program, TRIO and how you can get involved.

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5pm - 8pm


College Tour

Visit Medgar Evers College, CUNY on September 26, 2014.  Determine whether this is the right college for you. (flyer)

For permission slip, please contact your ETS Pre-College Counselor or email us at EducationalTS@brooklyn.cuny.edu.


Workshop: Understanding the Role & Preparing for Standardized Tests

Presenter Akil Bello will take you through the importance of standardized tests, how its bell curve works, and what it all means for your advancement in life.

September 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

Location: Brooklyn College, Ingersoll Hall 1428


To request a permission slip for the tour(s) you are interested in, please send an email to EducationalTS@brooklyn.cuny.edu.  Make sure to include your full name (first and last), the school you attend, and the date(s) of the tours that you would like to attend. 

Seats are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.  Returning your permission slip is the only way to reserve your seat.

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!