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You’ve been accepted—but are you prepared to thrive once you’re on campus? College readiness coach Dr. Megan Bernard will discuss perspectives and tactics that all students can use to weather this major transition. She’ll share proven strategies for living and learning independently and habits that support degree completion. For students in high school and college and their parents.
Antarctica today is a forbidding land of snow and ice—but dinosaurs thrived there 200 million years ago in a lush, forested environment. Opening on June 15, a new exhibition at The Field Museum follows scientists on a search for never-before-seen fossils and sheds new light on our planet’s changing climate and geology.
On June 24, Tom Skwerski, exhibitions operations director at the Field, will come to the library to share an insider’s view of the Antarctic Dinosaurs exhibit. He will show slides of fossils from four Antarctic species, including the 25-foot-long Cryolophosaurus, and discuss the tough working conditions for the team that discovered them. He also will describe how exhibit visitors get to use real tools to experience how paleontologists extracted fossils from the frozen landscape.
In his 11-year tenure at the Field, Mr. Skwerski has managed over 20 exhibitions, including China’s First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors. Antarctic Dinosaurs
The essay is the only part of a college application that’s completely in the student’s control. Learn how to make the most of it from returning presenter Hanna Stotland, a college admissions consultant with a national clientele. She will cover getting started, subjects to avoid, and how to stand out from the crowd. Students and parents welcome.