Academics, College Counseling & Educational SUCCESS Services

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Access Success College Student Panel
Join this year's Access Success College Student Panel. Questions related to the college admissions process and the students' college experiences are welcomed and encouraged. Panelists include college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and senior hailing from the University of Connecticut, Northeastern, George Washington, Villanova and the University of Miami. This program is free and open to the public. Please contact Amy Berkun at aberkun@biblio.org to register.

Date: Sat., July 8
10 AM - noon
Location: ​
New Milford Public Library, 24 Main St., New Milford, CT
Cost: FREE!

2023 Summer/Fall College Admissions Boot Camp
This workshop will be offered throughout August and on weekends in September. Sessions are limited to just 4 students so that each one receives individualized attention. By workshop's end, students can expect to have 75%-90% of their applications completed. In this two-day program, rising high school seniors will:
• finalize their college lists 
• complete each page of the Common App 
• work on their essays, supplements, and resumes
• update their Naviance accounts
• establish free accounts with scholarship search engine Fastweb!

The fee for this program is $600 and includes proofreads of all student essays through completion or until Jan. 15, 2024. 

Please note: Once your payment/registration is received, you will receive a confirmation email asking what session you'd like to enroll in. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of registering, please check your spam and then call 203-788-5971 if necessary.

This year's sessions are as follows:
Session  1: Tues. & Wed., 8/1 & 8/2  - FULL
Session  2: Thurs. & Fri., 8/3 & 8/4 - FULL
Session  3: Sat. & Sun., 8/5 & 8/6 - FULL
Session  4: Tues. & Wed., 8/8 & 8/9  - 1 space available
Session  5: Thurs. & Fri., 8/10 & 8/11  - FULL
Session  6: Sat. & Sun., 8/12 & 8/13  -  2 spaces available
Session  7: Tues. & Wed., 8/15 & 8/16  - 2 spaces available
Session  8: Thurs. & Fri., 8/17 & 8/18  - 2 spaces available
Session  9: Sat. & Sun., 9/2 & 9/3 (Labor Day Weekend)
Session 10: Sat. & Sun., 9/9 & 9/10
Session 11: Sat. & Sun., 9/16 & 9/17
Session 12: Sat. & Sun., 9/23 & 9/24
Session 13: Sat. & Sun., 9/30 & 10/1

10AM - 3 PM
Location: ​
The Bleachery, 143 West St., New Milford, CT

Small Group SAT Prep Intensive
Each 4 hour session will include test taking strategies, sample exam questions, practice tests, and answer review. English prep will run from 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM and will focus on the Reading Test and the Writing & Language Test. Math prep will run from 1-3 PM. Both the no calculator and calculator sections of the exam will be addressed. There will be a 30 minute break for lunch. Registration and full payment are required in advance by either using PayPal below or by mailing a check payable to Access Success. We confirm all registrations, so if you do not receive a confirmation email, check your spam and then contact us if necessary. Space is limited to 8 students. 

Dates: Mon., Aug. 21st - Thurs., Aug. 24th (4 consecutive days)
10:30 AM - 3 PM
Location: ​
The Bleachery, 143 West St., New Milford, CT

Seminars, Workshops, Information Sessions & Other Services

If you are interested in sponsoring a specific seminar at your place of business, school, civic organization's monthly meeting, local public library or are interested in hosting a session in your home or at our New Milford location for a specific group of students and/or their families (e.g. - homeschoolers, students-athletes, student groups with a particular area of interest like STEM fields or theater arts, etc.), please contact us for details and to schedule your program.


Our consultant regularly holds seminars, workshops and information sessions on a variety of topics related to college search, application and financing processes. Below, you will find details of our current and upcoming programs and services. Additionally, our counselor provides individual appointments to aid students and their parents with setting realistic college admissions goals and expectations. Click here for a complete list of services and fees. For additional information regarding any of these services and/or to schedule an appointment, contact us.