The Library Foundation is sponsoring a series of college prep workshops to help both parents and high school students wade through the sometimes messy college selection process. Read through each description and find the one that's right for your family, or attend all four! Each program will allow for Q&A time. Contact Ginny at 582-2404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
What Colleges Look for in a Student on Thursday, October 3, 6:30 pm, in the Small Conference Room.
This informational session is designed to answer basic questions about how high school students can position themselves for college applications and acceptance. College counselor Steve Michaud will focus on what students should be thinking about during high school and how parents can help them in the process. It is appropriate for high school students of all grades and their parents.
Taking Charge of the College Application Process on Monday, October 7, 6:30 pm in the Small Conference Room.
This informational session will address the many pieces of applying to college. Is Early Acception the best course of action to take? How many Early Decision applications can I submit? What about interviewing?Attending College Fairs? The College Visit? Come explore the many facets of finding the best fitting college or university for your son or daughter.
Gap and Post-Grad Year Options on Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 pm in the Small Conference Room.
This is the tricky year when a high school student has graduated, but perhaps isn't quite ready to jump right into college. Gap year and Post graduate programs continue to become a popular option for many families. Learn what the options are and how to go about this process with expert advice from Steve Michaud.
Financial Aid 101 on Monday, October 28, 6:30 pm in the Small Conference Room.
The college sticker price is not the strict number to focus on when looking at potential colleges. Steve Michaud delves into the financial aid process and the options, mastering financial aid forms, and helping to ease financial worries. He will also discuss scholarship opportunities, merit aid and accessibility, how to use college calculators, and what types of financial aid are available.
Cost of Higher Education Monday, November 18, 6:30 pm, in the Large Community Room.
Stay tuned for more specifics about htis program in November!