• By Jody Lohman
  • Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015

Prepare for College @ Southside Branch

Learn about SAT/ACT strategies, financial aid, finding grants and scholarships, and the admissions process at Southside Branch.


SAT/ACT TEST STRATEGIES
Monday, March 16 at 6:30 pm
Southside Branch Auditorium
Sara Nicholson from Princeton Review will provide information about the SAT and ACT exams, including the differences between the exams, what they test, and how the content is tested. Included will be core strategies to help students test with confidence. Bring your questions

PAYING FOR COLLEGE: FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
Monday, March 30 at 6:30 pm
Southside Branch Auditorium
The process of applying for financial aid and scholarships is a lot more confusing and stressful than it needs to be. This seminar shares step-by-step advice for families, from how to estimate your eligibility, to what forms to fill out, to when to file them. The session also addresses the role of outside scholarships (like those from companies and foundations), how to find them, and how to evaluate a student’s potential eligibility.

FINANCIAL PITFALLS FACING COLLEGE STUDENTS
Monday, April 27 at 6:30 pm
Southside Branch Auditorium
This program for parents and students raises financial and money management issues crucial to any college student. Presented by Lindy Fuller, Business Development Office at Summit Credit Union. (Also part of the Money Smart Week Series)

FINDING FOUNDATION SUPPORT FOR COLLEGE
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Southside Branch Auditorium
Register for this free hands-on workshop, and learn how to search Grants to Individuals Online to find grants and scholarships from private foundations to help finance college. Register by calling 336-703-3023 or emailing lohmanj2@forsyth.cc. Limited seating

These programs are part of the Preparing for College Series at Forsyth County Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Southside Branch Library by phone at 336-703-2980 or email lohmanj2@forsyth.cc.

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