Posted by eileen on August 6, 2010
Are you a high school student starting to think about college? Are you a parent looking to plan ahead for your child’s college education? WPL has some great FREE workshops coming up to help you out.
Monday, August 16 at 2pm
Accepted: Getting Into Your First Choice School presented by Kaplan
This seminar is designed to help you discover the ins and outs of college admissions. You will learn what admissions officers want to see in applicants and get tips for college success. Register online now.
Thursday, August 19 at 3pm
College Application Essay Workshop presented by Kaplan
This one-hour workshop is designed to show students and parents what college admissions officers want to see in an essay. The workshop will examine the types of topics students will encounter, cover the four steps to writing a winning essay, and critique a sample admissions essay. Register online now.
Tuesday, October 26 at 7pm
Start Early, Start Smart: College Major and Career Planning Seminar presented by Career Vision
For parents and their high school and college age students
Is it really possible that students can identify potential career directions and college majors while still in high school? You bet! Learn what you need to know before choosing a college and how identifying a college major and career direction can build a student’s motivation and confidence, but also reduce college expenses. Receive information and find resources to guide the student and take the stress out of making these important decisions. Each family/student will receive a complimentary copy of Career Vision’s award-winning parent guide, Getting Started: Talking with Your Child about Career Choices. Register online beginning September 24.
A great place to start when planning for college is on WPL’s College and Financial Aid page. Find links to government resources and review sites.