College & Beyond Series
770 827 3850
Saturday January 20 2018
2:00 PM- 4:00M
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1407 Cobb Parkway NW,
(Community Room) around back
The Parent Playbook
College Readiness: Parent Playbook
Target Audience: parents of students in grades 8, 9, and 10.11,
Purpose: Planning for college should actively begin in the 8th through 10th grades. This workshop invites parents to learn about planning and paying for college and the steps their student needs to take to be ready.
Admission requirements for college
Georgia colleges and universities
Comparison of school types
Study skills and test-taking strategies
College planning checklist
GPA Game: what drives college admission decisions?
Role of parents in supporting students in choosing classes and activities, getting organized, taking advantage of tutoring, exploring career opportunities, and acting responsibly with social media
"Proceeds from workshops will go toward establishing our first scholarship program". ( Details soon!)
Rising above to succeed...
In today’s world, a college degree is becoming a requirement for career-track jobs that pay a living wage and provide opportunity for promotion. College isn’t limited to four-year colleges, however. At community and technical colleges, a student can earn a two-year associate degree or obtain a certificate in a specialized field to prepare for a career. Parents, grandparents, and other caring adults play a critical role in a child’s education. This workshop will help you support your child’s preparation from high school to college.
Gain insights on being successful in college.
Learn about selecting the right major and career.
Learn about searching and applying for scholarships.
Learn about financing college—state scholarships, financial aid tips and more.