Parents and students are invited to attend the 3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success workshop on Thursday, December 8th at 7:00 pm at Lyons Township High School/South Campus Conference Center D103. Registration begins at 6:45 p.m.
The 60-75 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:
What do colleges look for and how do you enhance your child's positioning?
How do you create a good school list and why is it one of the most important aspects of the college planning process?
What goes into writing a great essay and submitting a strong application?
Paying for College
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?
How will your child make a smooth transition from high school to prepare for academic success in college?
What strategies will help your child build a solid resume and land a good internship?
What skills and experience does your child need to have a job when they graduate?
Here's an InfoGraphic detailing some of the benefits to families who have used the 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success program.
For more information or to schedule a visit to our headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace please contact us at 630.730.8825.
Partners For Achievement
2 Mid America Plaza #1010
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181