What activities are offered at QCC’s STEP program?

  • Science workshops: include earth science, living environment, chemistry and physics. Workshops provide hands-on activities as well as review of subjects covered in school.
  • Math tutoring: all levels. Students are encouraged to bring homework/ problems from school to review in math tutoring sessions.
  • Standardized Test preparation: students are offered extensive preparation for Regents exams and other standardized tests.
  • SAT preparation: offered to STEP juniors in the spring session who have had regular attendance through the year.
  • College guidance: Help with the college application process, including choosing schools, essay writing, and assistance with the on-line common application.  
  • Research opportunities: STEP students have the opportunity to work with a QCC faculty member on their own research project.  They may present their work at conferences and at other events throughout the year.
  • Regional Conference: Annual Brooklyn-Queens-Staten Island conference where students involved in research projects present their posters to peers from the STEP program.
  • Parent workshops: we value parent involvement.  We are planning on events for parents to be involved, such as meeting with a college advisor to know what your roll will be in deciding on a college with your child. 
  • Annual Field Trip: Sstudents that have shown commitment to the program are invited to a field trip in the spring.   Past trips include: NY Hall of Science, Zoo, Long Island Aquarium....
  • Other special events: Annual Career Day, random pizza parties, Science fairs.....

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