Saturday, 19. January 2019, Partners For Achievement, 3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Parents and students are invited to attend the 3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success workshop on Saturday, January 19th at 9:00 am at Partners For Achievement Headquarters. The workshop will be held in Tower 1 Conference Room 100. Registration begins at 8:45 am.
The 60-75 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

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

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