Get2College Upcoming Webinars + Workshops

Selective College Admissions Workshop

 Get2College and an admissions representative from Bates College will host a workshop on Selective College Admissions on September 26, at 4:00 pm at the Jackson Get2College Center, 2600 Lakeland Terrace. In addition to being introduced to Bates College, students will learn about the application process for selective colleges, including early decision, binding admission, holistic admissions, financial aid, and college essays. RSVP to Brian Thomas at 601.321.5532 or bthomas@get2college.org.  Space is limited to 50 participants.

Fall 2017 Parent Lunch & Learns

 Sessions are from 12:00-1:00 p.m., and a light lunch will be served. In-center workshops target parents of juniors and seniors in high school, though they are open to everyone. Each covers the same material and will take place at Jackson Get2College, located at 2600 Lakeland Terrace. Online registration is required at get2college.org and will open two weeks before the workshop date. Participation limited to 50.

Learn the basics about college admissions and financial aid, including:

  • When and how to apply for admissions and scholarships
  • Types of federal and state financial aid including grants, work-study, and student loans
  • Completion of the FAFSA (federal) and Mississippi financial aid applications
  • Cost of attendance and estimated family contributions
  • Resources for finding scholarships and preparing for the ACT

Friday, September 22, 12-1 p.m.

Presenters: Stephen Brown, Tyler Flynn, & Danny Thompson, Get2College Jackson staff

Thursday, October 5, 12-1 p.m.   

Presenters: Stephen Brown & Brian Thomas, Jackson Get2College staff

Registration opens September 21

Wednesday, November 8, 12-1 p.m.

Presenters: Stephen Brown & Brian Thomas, Jackson Get2College staff

Registration opens October 25

Tuesday, December 5, 12-1 p.m.

Registration opens November 21

Presenters: Stephen Brown & Brian Thomas, Jackson Get2College staff