GCS' College Night: Parents, Students Consider Beyond High School

10:52 PM, Oct 1, 2013   |    comments
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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Parents who are ready to look beyond high school for their children can find answers in Greensboro tonight.

The annual Guilford County Schools, Kiwanis Club 'College Night' is Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Pavilion.

More than a 100 colleges and universities will be represented and ready to talk to parents and students about the application process and requirements for their respective schools. College Night also includes representatives from trade schools and military institutions.

In addition, at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) will present information for parents on financial aid and scholarships. Translators will be available to help students and parents who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, Burmese, Arabic and French.

Guilford Parent Academy offers free resources to help parents raise their children to be college-ready. College Bound is an online program that provides short and simple videos and tips designed specifically for parents of young children. Click on Parent Academy to learn more about all the free resources available.

The event and parking are free. Families both inside and outside Guilford County are welcome to attend.

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