Statewide Financial Aid Info Night Webinar

Think you can't afford to pay for college? Guess again! Learn the tips and tricks on how to make college affordable for you and your family. Presentation covers how to access grants, loans, and work-study funds from the federal government as well as how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which opens on October 1 for the SY2022-23 school year.

Next Steps to Your Future Webinars

The Power and Promise: Meet four UH alumni who started their college and career path at a community college. Learn about all the CC experience has to offer - life lessons, curating your own community and network, and more! Featuring: Natalie Perez, Kealaka‘i "Ala" Matsumoto, Darsha Lee and Harvey Ouchi. Moderated by Donalyn Dela Cruz

Alumni Pathways: Where We’ve Arrived and What We Wish We Knew Along the Way: Meet notable UH alumni and hear their journeys to where they are today. Featuring: Craig Takamine (Takamine Construction), Janice Ikeda (Vibrant Hawaii), Kyle Kawakami (Maui Fresh Streatery), Kini Zamora (Fashion Designer), Donalyn Dela Cruz (DDC Consulting)

Honolulu Community College: Navigating Your First Year: Learn about the wonderful campus services, resources, and student engagement opportunities available to guide and support you through your journey at Honolulu CC.

Maui College: Navigating Your First Year and Finding Your Resources: Learn about the wonderful campus services, resources, and student engagement opportunities available to guide and support you through your journey at Maui College.

On the Hunt: Job Searching: With so many job search sites available, it can feel a bit like a jungle trying to traverse your way through and not get lost or overwhelmed. Learn best strategies to effectively search for the jobs you want to find. Featuring: Brandie Ota, AlohaCare.

Personal Brand: How to Present Yourself & Stand Out From the Crowd: How do you define your personal brand when you're currently figuring out who you want to be? This session provides helpful tips & tricks for promoting your authentic self to show the world all you have to offer! Featuring: Hilary Hartling, Brand & Marketing Strategist

It's a Stackable 2-Year to 4-Year Degree for Me: Are you planning to start your path at a community college? Join this session and learn about the basics on how to plan ahead for your degree! Let's get you on the right path to transfer your 2 year degree towards a 4 year degree. Featuring: Jen Naguwa, UH Hilo and Michelle Cohen, UH West Oahu.

Leeward Community College: Navigating Your First Year: Come and hear about how to make your first year successful at Leeward Community College. Learn how to maximize your time as an engaged student and how to find your resources.

Windward Community College: Learn All the #collegehacks to be a Successful Student: Come and hear about how to make your first year successful at Windward CC. Learn how to maximize your time as an engaged student and how to find your resources.

Building Yourself Up to Nail Down a Job: The Nuts and Bolts of the Process: So you've found some interesting jobs in your search and are preparing to apply...what now? Learn key takeaways to help prepare your best resume, cover letter and interview! Featuring: Flavia Arsenault, Yellow Bob

College 101: Getting Started: This session will include basic college terminology, what to expect during the Advising process, introduce you to navigating your program's requirements and answer questions to help you feel ready for college. Featuring: Amy Amper and LeeAnne Egan from Leeward Community College.

Your College is your New Home and Community: Congratulations, your college journey has begun! College transition will take time. Your college has resources to support your success. Come, talk story as we embark on this journey ahead to make meaning of your first-year in your new home and make the most of your first-year! Featuring: Rouel Velasco, UH West Oahu

Kapiolani Community College: Navigating Your First Year: Come and hear about how to make your first year successful at Kapiolani Community College. Learn how to maximize your time as an engaged student and how to find your resources.

Networking: Connecting Effectively: It's often Who you know over What you know - this session is your "How To" in getting connected into effective networking. Featuring: Lynn “Vince” Abramo, Banbooshoot