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      3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Buffalo Grove/Alcott Center (3S) in Buffalo Grove

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      May 30, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      Meeting Room #6 , 530 Bernard Drive
      Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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      3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Buffalo Grove/Alcott Center (3S)

      Parents and students are invited to attend the 3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success workshop on Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Park District's Alcott Center in Meeting Room #6. Registration begins at 6:45 p.m.  This 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 AssessmentWhat do colleges look for and how do you enhance your child's positioning?School SelectionHow 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   Paying for CollegeWhat 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?   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

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