Newark College Freshman Institute
The annual Newark College Freshman Institute is a component of the Newark College Institute that welcomes incoming freshmen and transfer students heading into any 4-year college or university in the world.
The Freshman Institute is held the second week in August.
Participants who successfully complete will earn $200!!!
Participants take a variety of professional and personal development workshops to get them prepared for college and their careers, such as:
Surviving the First Year of College
Art of Communication
Mastering Your Wallet
Success Begins With Attitude
Secrets of Financial Aid
Participants get to sit down with seasoned professionals and ask questions regarding their career interests, college majors, and future goals.
Participants get to hear from special guest speakers based in Newark, looking to share their story and hire local talent.
Eligible candidates must be a:
Freshman entering any 4-year college or university in the world for the first time, OR;
Freshman entering Essex County College for the first time, OR;
Transfer from any 2-year college to any 4-year college or university in the world for the first time.
There is NO age limit
There is NO income limit
There is NO GPA, SAT, or ACT requirement
Graduate students are ineligible
Can not have participated in a previous Freshman Institute