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3 Steps To College Planning and Career Success

Partners For Achievement

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

3 Steps To College Planning and Career Success

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Parents and students are invited to attend the Three Steps To College Planning and Career Success workshop on Wednesday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m. at Langendorf Park in the Barrington Room.

The 90-minute workshop is designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering the following topics and questions:
Step I

Student Assessment
What do colleges look for and how do you enhance your child's positioning?

School Selection
How do you create a good school list and why is it one of the most important aspects of the college planning process?

College Admissions 
What goes into writing a great essay and submitting a strong application? 
Step II

College Funding Strategies 
What are your options - savings, loans, scholarships - and how do you minimize your potential out-of-pocket costs? 

Financial Aid Overview & Process 
How is your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) determined on the FAFSA, what other forms need to be completed and how does the financial aid process really work?

Award Package Review
How do you evaluate your financial aid award packages and can you appeal them to try to get more money from the schools?

Step III

College Transition
How will your child make a smooth transition from high school to prepare for academic success in college?

Professional Development
What strategies will help your child build a solid resume and land a good internship?

Career Planning
What skills and experience does your child need to have a job when they graduate?


If registration is full, you can register for the next workshop on Dec. 10th by visiting - Dec10BarringtonCollegeWorkshop.eventbrite.com



Have questions about 3 Steps To College Planning and Career Success? Contact Partners For Achievement

When & Where

Langendorf Park, Barrington Park District
235 Lions Parkway
Barrington, IL 60010

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

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Partners For Achievement

PARTNERS FOR ACHIEVEMENT provides families with college planning guidance and financial aid expertise while mentoring students to help them achieve success during high school, college and their professional careers. Contact us at 630.730.8825.

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3 Steps To College Planning and Career Success
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