Personalized tutoring can make a significant difference in a
student’s comprehension of academic material which results in
students achieving better grades. Tutoring is provided at St.
John’s University on Saturdays 10am- 3pm and on Mondays through
Thursdays weekdays from 3-7pm. The CB:LPP tutors cater to our
students needs so that we can build on the students skills, get
help with homework, and strengthen their self-esteem and
The mentor/peer counselors who are selected are University students
and volunteers who have been trained to assist the College Bound:
Liberty Partnerships Program students with their journey throughout
high school and on to college. The mentor/peer counselors
stay in contact with the students to advise them of program
activities, share information and to listen. They serve as
positive role models and are proof that the college experience is
Summer Youth Employment at St.
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City
youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with summer employment at St.
John’s University. The CB:LPP interviews applicants through the
Police Athletic League (PAL) and find job placement on with
departments like After-School All-Stars of New York, Public Safety,
Conference Services, School of Education, Office of Student Life,
The Summer Youth Employment Program strives to emphasize
real-world labor expectations. It also provides opportunities for
career instruction, financial literacy training, academic
improvement, and social growth.