Parent Workshops and Webinars


Free In-Center Workshops for Parents

 

See upcoming workshops at the Jackson Get2College Center

See upcoming workshops at the North MS Get2College Center


Free Parent Webinar Series

 

Tune in from wherever you are for this free webinar series via Zoom video conferencing. All you need is a device with an Internet connection!

Each webinar will cover different material and targets parents of high school juniors and seniors, though it is open to everyone. At each webinar, you can ask questions via live chat. Online registration is required and will open two weeks before the webinar date. Once you register, you will receive a link to join. You will also receive a recording following the webinar.


All About the FAFSA – Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – 12-1 p.m. CT

Presenters: Charlie Herrington, North MS Get2College Center, and Brandi Lyndall, Gulf Coast Get2College Center

Learn all about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid: what it does and doesn’t do, and common myths about it. Think you make too much money to get funding as a result of the FAFSA?  You might be surprised. The FAFSA is not just for federal aid and is often a requirement for private scholarships, college scholarships and even state aid.This interactive lunchtime webinar is free and targets parents of high school juniors and seniors, though it is open to everyone.

Registration opens October 24, 2017


State Aid in Mississippi – Tuesday, December 12, 2017 – 12-1 p.m. CT

Presenters: Kierstan Knaus, Jackson Get2College Center, and Jennifer Rogers, Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid

Learn about the three grants from the state of Mississippi that help fund a Mississippi education (both public and private colleges and universities.  Don’t wait until senior year to discover you are one ACT point away from $2500 or full tuition!  We’ll cover the basics of each grant along with the timeline for the application and supporting documents. This interactive lunchtime webinar is free and targets parents of high school juniors and seniors, though it is open to everyone.

Registration opens November 28, 2017

 


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