What activities are offered at QCC’s STEP program?
Science workshops: include general science, 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/ assignments from school.
Standardized Test preparation: students are offered extensive preparation for Regents, SAT, and SHSAT exams.
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 mentor 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 participate in many activities with STEP students from other programs.
Parent involvement: Parents participate in activities such as STEM Career Day, meeting with a college advisor, and STEP Recognition Day.
Annual Field Trip: Past trips include: NY Hall of Science, Queens Zoo, Long Island Aquarium…