2013-2014 Scholarship Forum Seminars
A VIEW FROM 500 COLLEGE CAMPUS VISITS
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 7:00-8:30- Lecture Hall Park City High School. Mr. Steve Lake will present his findings after touring 500 different college campus throughout the United States. He will provide insight into admissions strategies, scholarship and financial aid tips and what to expect from your college visits. Mr. Lake has been featured in USA Today; Please click on the link to our USA Today story: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/news/2008-10-17-college-campus-tour_N.htm
GETTING ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS IN COLLEGE
Monday, September 30, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 Lecture Hall- Park City High School. Mr. Paul Putnam, NCSA, will address ways to get your student on an athletic team in college and the scholarships associated with that. Open to the public.
THE VALUE OF ATTENDING A TOP COLLEGE Thursday, October 10, 6:30 pm in the PCHS Lecture Hall The value of an Ivy League education by Professor, Paul Zane Pilzer.
Economist Paul Zane Pilzer is the author of nine best-selling books, a highly-successful social entrepreneur, founder of five companies in health care and online education, and a former professor at NYU (21 years) where he was voted "best teacher" five times. He was an appointed economic advisor for two presidential administrations and has been featured on the cover of more than 100 magazines and the Wall St. Journal. He earned an MBA from Wharton at age 22 and was Citbank's youngest VP at age 25. Mr. Pilzer has coached many high school students in their college search and delivers the message of why an Ivy school is a terrific choice. His talk is geared toward all students from grades 6 through 12 who have the potential to attend an Ivy League school or equivalent.
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT
Tuesday, October 15th from 6:00 -8:00 in the Lecture Hall- Park City High School Hosted by UHEAA, Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority, Michelle Riddle. This is the information on financial aid options and how to pay for college. Free and open to the public. All families from 6-12th encouraged to attend.
“Financing Your College Education” Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:00pm PCHS Lecture Hall. Familiarize yourself with the Financial Aid process. Learn what types of aid are available, what applications need to be completed, how you qualify and more. Presented by Jenny Allen Ryan, M.Ed., Director of Financial Aid, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT. With over 30 years in assisting others to attend and pay for a higher education. Jenny has worked at Emory University, Regis University, and Westminster College. Her experience includes Admissions, Financial Aid and Business Office to see all sides of the process.
UNDERSTANDING COLLEGE FINANCES- Tuesday, January 7, 2014 7:00-8:30 pm
Lecture Hall - Park City High School. An information session about completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Net Price Calculators which are required of all colleges. This is a basic overview and description for families who may not have learned about the process yet.
Latino Parent Night, Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 pm in the PCHS Lecture Hall. Financial Aid Night. Ways to pay for college. Delivered in Spanish and English, this evening is geared toward Latino students who want to attend college. Representatives of the top 3 schools where students attend will be on hand to discuss financial aid and scholarships. We will also have break out sessions to discover a way to pay for students to attend.
Financial Aid from a private school perspective - Tuesday, March 11 - 7:00 pm in the lecture hall. Private schools can be as affordable as the state schools if you apply and understand merit scholarships, financial aid and loans. A representative from one of the private schools will be on hand to explain to families the value of a private school degree and how it can be affordable.
Questions? Contact Ms. Michalko, Community Scholarship Advisor at 435-645-5650, ext. 2085 or email@example.com.
Building Your Resume for Scholarship and College Admissions Success Presentation
Building Your Resume