College Admissions Discussion - Feb. 1st

College Admissions Talk: Tuesday, February 1st, from 7-9pm, at the WECU forum building on Holly Street, we will have guest speaker, Sean Hawes, discuss preparing for, applying to, and swimming in college.  This is a free talk for all interested BBST members.  Sean is a college choice and success counselor, specializing in pathways to college achievement. 

Covered during the discussion:

1. Academic Planning: Core Classes and Involvement

2. More Than a Piece of Paper, Job, And Possible Loans:

·         The Five Pillars Of A College Education

·         Cost Benefits

3. Swimming in College

·         Degree Of Difficulty

·         Divisions And Time Commitments

·         NCAA Swimming Clearinghouse

4. The College Criteria, Search, List

5. College Applications

6. Financial Aid and Scholarships

**Also….check out the FAFSA website (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This form is the key to unlocking millions of dollars in loans, scholarships, grants and other tuition assistance.   www.fafsa.ed.gov/