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Thu, Aug 03


For All Age Scholars

College Research Lab

Thursday, August 3, 2023 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST | Zoom Webinar | Presented by Bonnie Kleffman, M.Ed., GCDF

College Research Lab
College Research Lab

Date & Time

Aug 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

For All Age Scholars

About the Event

Exclusively for Access College America Scholars, this College Research Lab is an introduction to researching colleges for your Dynamic and Balanced college lists.

Topics include:

  • Resources for determining academic, social and financial fit
  • College visit tips and advice
  • What to ask when talking to a college rep
  • Recommendations and timelines for college list building

Important Information:

  • No prerequisites required
  • This is an interactive lab
  • Scholars will be on-screen for this lab
  • The scholar should be in a quiet location

Lab Led By:

Bonnie Kleffman, MEd, GCDF

College Consultant Director

Access College America

Bonnie Kleffman, M.Ed., GCDF is a globally certified Career Development Facilitator who holds a Master's in Education and English. She has worked with students of all ages and backgrounds and has a passion for helping students find careers that they love and the educational paths to get them there.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Bonnie earned her BA in English from the University of Dayton. She earned her MEd at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC with a concentration in English, and was the director of a nonprofit literacy program that focused on family literacy and intergenerational learning. She has worked with students of diverse backgrounds, from therapeutic preschool students to inmates at the Spartanburg County Jail. Through these experiences, she developed a true passion for education and for helping students overcome challenges and become their best selves.

Bonnie is a former high school English teacher and she’s taught AVID courses too. She has also been instrumental in developing career development programs for high schools. She is passionate about seeing her students reach their full potential and grow into college-educated, successful adults!

On her days off, Bonnie can be found spending time with her two daughters, Haley, age 14, and Victoria, age 10. She has an unusual obsession with racing and riding her mountain bike, and she enjoys training young athletes who are learning to race.

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