THE MIND ONCE ENLIGHTENED
CANNOT AGAIN BECOME DARK. — THOMAS PAINE
College Prep 101
Session is designed to prepare parents and students to participate meaningfully and successfully in attaining a post secondary education. Discussion includes pondering questions: why college/vocation, which college/vocational program and educational goals.
This session will assist with making the student aware of what information needs to be included in their college application, essay package and meeting deadlines.
Session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of applying for federal aid. Topics include an intensive review of the why, when, where and what happens next during the application process.
Decoding The Award Letter
This 2-hour long session will include information about deciphering and comparing financial aid awards.
Session is designed for participants to gain proficiency in developing an efficient strategy for finding scholarships. Content includes techniques, methods and approaches that are effective in the scholarship search process.
Session designed to teach strategies on how to complete a scholarship application. Content includes building a timeline and schedule, and impact on award package.
Resume & Essay Prep
Session designed for students to gain proficiency in writing scholarship resumes and essays. Topics such as what goes into a resume and how to make an essay stand out will be discussed.
Session reviews the different types of federal loan programs. Focus is on increasing awareness of loan programs and loan terminology to enable parents and students to make informed decisions about paying for college.