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Dates/Locations:

Saturday, March 18, Saint Michael's College, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Register for 3/18

Saturday, April 1, Castleton University, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Register for 4/1

Saturday, April 29, Johnson State College, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Register for 4/29

 

Workshops include:

  • applying to college, step by step

  • your college search -- what to consider & tools to use (even when undecided)

  • tackling the college admissions essay

  • strategies for the SAT/ACT

  • financial aid and college costs

                                                         ... and more! 

 

Feedback from past parents:

Fantastic resource for the community!

Very helpful and plan to attend again next year!

Excellent topics & presenters. Lots of great information.

Well worth it!

This day was very informative! 

 

Saint Michael's College, March 18 
   

9:00-9:30

Welcome

9:45-10:30

Financial Aid & Managing College Costs

Intercollegiate Sports

Strategies for the SAT & ACT

What I Wish I Had Known: Current College Student Panel

10:45-11:30

lunch

The College Search: Finding the Right Fit

Financial Aid & Managing College Costs                  

Free College During High School    

Scholarships      

11:45-12:30

lunch

Ace Your Interview

The Admissions Process: Step by Step

Campus Support for Students with Learning Disabilities

The College Search: Finding the Right Fit

Writing the Admissions Essay

12:45-1:30

Ace Your Interview

The Admissions Process: Step by Step

Applying to Highly Selective Colleges           

Writing the Admissions Essay

 

Castleton University, April 1

9:00-9:30

Welcome

9:45-10:30

Financial Aid & Managing College Costs

Strategies for the SAT & ACT         

10:45-11:30

The Admissions Process: Step by Step

Applying to Highly Selective Colleges

Free College During High School

Scholarships

11:45-12:30

Campus Support for Students with Learning Disabilities

The College Searching: Finding the Right Fit

Intercollegiate Sports

Writing the Admissions Essay

 

Johnson State College, April 29

 9:00- 9:30

Welcome

 9:45-10:30

Financial Aid & Managing College Costs

Strategies for the SAT & ACT

10:45-11:00

The Admissions Process: Step by Step

Applying to Selective Colleges

Intercollegiate Sports

Keep Calm and Prepare for Freshman Year

11:45-12:30

Campus Support for Students with Learning Disabilities

The College Search: Finding the Right Fit

Free College During High School

Writing the Admissions Essay

12:30-2:00

Choose to stay for lunch and a campus tour with Johnson State Admissions Reps

 

 

 

Directions: 

Saint Michael's College - Check in at Tarrant Center between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. 

Castleton University - Check in at Fine Arts Center between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. 

Johnson State College - Check in at Dibden Center for the Arts between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.