College Connect January Update

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The holidays are over and college discussions are kicking back into high gear as the second half of the school year is underway. Get your questions answered now. Here’s what College Connect is offering this month. Learn more at

Feb. 2 Workshop: Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Career Readiness 

Date/time: Saturday, Feb. 2. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. Workshop begins at 10 a.m.  

Workshop location: Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road (lower level)

One-on-one sessions with College Connect mentors will be available after the workshop.


Schedule a one-on-one mentor session

One-on-one sessions offer a personalized experience for students and parents. Mentors can help them with class options, exploring career paths, financial aid and scholarship options, and even job or internship leads. Click here to schedule an appointment.

Partner events

Tempe Union High School District: Applying to Selective College Night

Jan. 23, 6-9 p.m.

Sophomores, juniors and parents can learn details students will need when choosing and applying to selective in-and-out-of-state colleges and universities their senior years.

University of Arizona: Arizona Experience

Designed for prospective undergraduate students and their families, this is a full day, open-house-style event. You will learn more about Arizona academics, financial aid, student services, housing, and more! You’ll also meet current students, hear from our academic colleges, make valuable campus connections, and enjoy lunch on us.

Tempe Union High School District: PSAT Score Interpretation Night

Jan. 31, 6:30-8 p.m.

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and parents are invited to learn details about the results of their PSAT/NMSQT testing.

Maricopa Community Colleges and Tempe Unified High School District: Honors Information Night

Feb. 5, 6:30-8 p.m.

Learn about scholarships, honors classes and more.

Tempe Union High School District: Career & Technical Education (CTE) Showcase

Feb. 7, 5-7 p.m.

Learn about all 19 district CTE programs, talk to students and teachers, take part in interactive displays.

Maricopa Community Colleges: Career &Technical Education (CTE) Strong

Feb. 8, 9 a.m. to Noon

Experience 32+ Career Building Programs. See first-hand what our programs are all about. Speak to faculty and current students.

Northern Arizona University: Lumberjack Spirit Day

Feb. 9

Native students in middle and high school are invited to show their True Blue NAU spirit as our special guest for a full day packed with Lumberjack excitement! Listen to a panel of Native student-athletes, tour campus, and enjoy free lunch and admission to an NAU men’s basketball game.






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