Junior JumpStart Week 2022 Workshops

COLLEGE PLANNING 101
MONDAY, FEB. 28, 2022 AT 6:30 P.M.

What goes into choosing your “Safety,”  “Target,” and “Dream,” college or university?  Hear from the experts in college counseling to personalize your plan and identify the factors that students and parents need to consider in making the right decision in your higher education journey.  Whether you are a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior, learn the steps that you can take right now to be better prepared for the college dream.

UH COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM
TUESDAY, MAR. 01, 2022 AT 6:30 P.M.

The University of Hawaii Community College System remains the most affordable, accessible, and attainable option for college in Hawaii.  With seven (7) campuses in your community statewide, discovering your future may be just around the corner from your home.  Whether pursuing a college degree, a certification, or a short-term, vocational industry credential, the UHCC System has a program pathway that can fit your schedule and your needs.  Meet with campus representatives to learn about campus programs and initiatives that make each CC campus a unique and special, educational experience.

HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE WITH GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND LOANS
WEDNESDAY, MAR. 02 AT 6:30 P.M.

Paying for college remains the most daunting barrier for families to access higher education while adequate financial aid remains an indicative variable of student success for students in higher education.  Today, applying for financial aid has never been easier.  Hear from financial aid experts on the strategies to help your family afford college and identify different sources of funding to pay for college.  As tuition and costs of attendance continues to rise so should your knowledge about the financial aid process in accessing over $150 billion dollars available to students each year.

HAWAI‘I’s FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITIES
THURSDAY, MAR. 03 AT 6:30 P.M.

Students have choices when it comes to choosing the right university from across the country.   A quality, first-rate college education is accessible right here in Hawaii.  Whether you choose one of three University of Hawaii campuses at Manoa, Hilo, or West Oahu or you decide to explore what a private college education looks like at Hawaii Pacific University or Chaminade University, the State of Hawaii has many viable options for a four-year degree program.  Learn about each university from the representatives themselves in plenary presentation and then, breakout in smaller, more informative program sessions where you can get your questions answered and gain helpful hints on applying.  

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