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Virtual College Info Night For Juniors & Parents

Event Type:  Academic/Student Date:  Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

College Night for Juniors is a kickoff to your college exploration journey. Unfortunately we are not able to meet in person this year, but we are excited to offer you a hybrid experience! 

The program for the evening is:

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Time: 7:00-8:00 PM

Location: Zoom link to follow

Agenda:
Session 1: College Admissions Representative 
Session 2: Pre-submitted Questions Q&A 

Pre-Work
Visit the homepage of Naviance or Powerschool Learning to view the short videos the counseling department has put together videos. After viewing, please submit any questions you may have HERE by September 15th at 8:00 AM. Submitted questions will be answered by the counseling team on Sept. 17th. 

The video topics are described below: 

Nuts & Bolts: Where do we begin?
This session is ideal for any and all “first-timers” as well as those who need a refresher on the college search and application process.  Topics include an overview of services provided by the Counseling office; a parent’s role and family dynamics throughout the process; and the all-important visit to college campuses.  Attend this session if you have thought, “Okay, my child is a junior . . . NOW WHAT!?”

Naviance and SPX
This session will go over all of the ways Naviance can be used by students and families, as well as how the Counseling department uses it. We will discuss the basics of Naviance as well as the more specific details. 

Financial Aid/Scholarships
This session will cover: What is the "real" cost of attending college? Am I a candidate for financial aid/scholarships? If so, how do I find, and apply for them?

SAT/ACT Information
This session will explain how colleges use standardized test scores. 

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