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Planning for College 101

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Free

College is competitive and multiple factors affect the admissions process. Join Tom Neighbour, Director of Counseling at the Alliance Academy for Innovation to learn what you need to know to help your child pick the best college for them and your family.

This program will cover multiple aspects of choosing a college:

The current state of college admissions/trends in college admissions
College planning timeline
What to look for in a college
Why college visits are so important and how to maximize a visit
How an application is evaluated for admission
Admission terminology
Standardized testing – ACT/SAT/Subject Tests
Scholarships/Financing College – HOPE/Zell Miller/Merit Based Awards
Social Media Footprint – Why it matters
What to expect when you are expecting a college student
Resources and planning tools
This program is for high school students and their parents. No registration is required.

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://events.forsythpl.org/event/2776838

Organizer

Forsyth County Public Library
Phone:
770-781-9840
Email:
gloverp@forsythpl.org
Website:
https://www.forsythpl.org

Venue

Sharon Forks Library
2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Phone:
770-781-9840
Website:
https://www.forsythpl.org