Now that the back to school dust has settled it’s time to get a head start on the college preparation process. College Connect is back and the first free workshop is Saturday, Aug. 19. Students and parents will receive hands-on guidance from experienced staff members and college partners. The workshop topic is College Connect 101. Attendees will learn about all the free College Connect resources and options after high school. One-on-one sessions will be available immediately following the workshop and college representatives will be available for meet and greets. The workshop is free; registration is required. Visit www.CollegeConnectTempe.org or call 480-858-7890 to register.
Saturday, Aug. 19, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd.
Topics: College Connect intro, post-secondary trivia, options after high school
About College Connect
College Connect is a partnership with the City of Tempe and several Valley colleges to connect students and parents to resources. Students can take part in year-round workshops, one-on-one meetings, College Chats with advisors and small group sessions with college representatives from across the state. Partners include: Tempe Union High School District, Tempe Elementary School District, ASU, Grand Canyon University, Mesa Community College, Northern Arizona University, Rio Salado College, South Mountain Community College, University of Advancing Technology and University of Arizona. The community-based program has been specifically designed to assist young people in fulfilling their dreams of a post-secondary education. For more information, visit www.CollegeConnectTempe.org or call 480.858.7890.
These workshops are so valuable. Find out about the Presidents’ scholarship – for high school students with a 3.0 GPA, which covers all four years of tuition Mesa Community College, and many other ways to pay for college. In addition to degree pursuits, learn about Career & Technical Education programs to jump start jobs such as nursing, welding, veterinary tech, drafting, gaming technology and much more.