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HAFTR’s College Counselors Network with Other CAJUE Counselors

Mrs. Joan Parmet, Director, College Guidance, and Mrs. Karen Wolf, Associate Director, attended the most recent Counselors Advocacy for the Jewish University Experience (CAJUE) meeting hosted by Yeshiva Derech Eretz (YDE) in Brooklyn. Yeshiva counselors meet on a regular basis to discuss issues of concern to all yeshivas. At this meeting, we discussed how the more »

Class of 2017 Attends Junior College Night Workshop

Class of 2017 Attends Junior College Night Workshop

Members of the Class of 2017 and their families attended their first college guidance event on December 15. “Junior College Workshop” is an opportunity for juniors to meet the college guidance staff and learn about the college admissions process, which includes applications, essays, letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, college visits, and standardized test scores. The more »


Creating a Pathway for STEM Success Conference

Mrs. Karen Wolf, Associate Director, College Guidance, attended the “Creating a Pathway for STEM Success” conference for Long Island guidance counselors at Farmingdale State College. It was a fascinating look at the past and future of STEM in New York State and Long Island. The keynote speaker, Dr. Keith Shepard, Director of the Center for more »


Israeli Colleges Visit HAFTR High School

Seniors had an opportunity to meet representatives from two Israeli colleges, IDC Herzliya and Bar Ilan University. Two representatives from IDC Herzliya met with HAFTR seniors on November 16. The admissions officers, one from Israel and one from the New York office, gave an engaging presentation sharing information about academic programs, admissions requirements, tuition, and more »