Academic and Communications Skills

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Administrative Supervisor,
Randie Kozar

If you are a legally blind high school student or adult in New York City, Lighthouse Guild’s Academic and Communications Skills Program can help you prepare for success in college or a vocation. 

What We Offer

College Prep

  • Study skills
  • Note taking
  • Library and internet research
  • Research paper writing
  • Coping strategies 

Test Prep

  • Reading/writing/math tutoring
  • Prep for GRE college entrance/placement exams and/or SAT, GRE, CunyCompass and CPE tests focused on math
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • High School Equivalency (Test Assessing Secondary Completion – TASC – formerly GED) prep and official TASC test site

Academic and Life Skills

  • Keyboarding and basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Money management
  • Braille
  • Electronic note-taking
  • Online privacy/safety