MHS to celebrate College Week with helpful activities for students October 15 through 19, 2018.
The events are sponsored by the Guidance Department’s College and Career Resource Center [CCRC]:
Monday, October 15 – Essay Assistance Day.
Students will receive help and guidance with college application essays in the CCRC from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16 – College Representative Panel.
Featured representatives from a variety of colleges will discuss what they are looking for in college applications from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium.
Wednesday, October 17 – Financial Aid Presentation.
A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission [ISAC] will help students understand and explore financial aid options for college. From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CCRC.
Thursday, October 18 – Free Application Day.
All seniors receive FREE applications during the lunch periods for one day only. A list of participating college will be continually updated leading up to the event in the main gym from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, October 19 – Application Completion Workshop.
Counselors and ISAC representatives will be available to help students complete their college applications in the CCRC from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Throughout the week staff members will have conversations with students about their own decisions and experiences with college. Everyone will also be encouraged to wear college clothing to help start college-related conversations.
Andrea Rusk is the College and Career counselor at MHS.