Aims Community College to present College 101 for anyone interested in going to college
Prospective students, parents, families and anyone who would like to learn more about going to college are invited to attend Aims Community College’s College 101 presentation and a story time with mascot Arty at each campus. Dinner will be provided and all activities are free.
College 101 will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the following dates:
- November 14, Greeley Campus, Cornerstone building, 5401 W. 20thStreet, Greeley, CO
- November 28, Windsor Campus, Public Safety Institute building, 1130 South Gate Drive, Windsor, CO
- December 4, Loveland Campus, 104 East 4thStreet, Loveland, CO
- December 6, Fort Lupton Campus, 260 College Avenue, Fort Lupton, CO
College 101 Presentation Overview
In this presentation, attendees will hear about Aims Community College’s degree and certificate programs, and the differences between four-year universities, community colleges and private colleges. An overview of transfer credit and accreditation may also be explored.
Attendees will also learn about the Aims Admissions process. Topics will include assessment requirements, college and program orientations, college acronyms and vocabulary. College costs/debt, scholarships, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be discussed. Aims’ Who are you? quiz is a fun wrap-up activity for attendees to explore Aims opportunities.
Story time with Arty
While parents and high school students are participating in the College 101 presentation, younger children will have an opportunity to hear the Arty Goes to College story. They will also participate in a fun activity that helps them learn about the importance of college, and lets them see themselves as a future college student.
For more information about how to apply at Aims, please visit www.aims.edu/prospective.
Are you or a friend coping with a family member who has alcohol addiction? You are definitely not alone, and Alateen can help. Alateen is a support group for teens who have family or friends addicted, and there is a new support group starting Thursday, November 9 in Longmont.
Alateen Weekly Meetings
Thursday Nights, 7:30 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran (803 3rd Avenue, Longmont)
Questions: District Alateen Coordinator, 720-583-4510.
Do you want to…
- know what colleges are looking for in applicants
- learn how to maximize college visits
- improve your understanding of how testing works in the admissions process
- understand how to effectively work with admissions offices
- conquer the stressful myths about the admissions process
You are not alone and we have an awesome opportunity for you and your family to ask questions and hear directly from Colorado’s leading college admissions experts.
Please plan on taking advantage of this unique opportunity! And, yes, this event is open to all SVVSD students and families!
What : College Admissions Expert Panel
When: Tuesday, November 14th @ 6:30 pm
Where: NHS Auditorium
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management
and Executive Director of Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
College Consultant, The Best U
Former Assistant Director of Admissions for Johns Hopkins University and Northeastern University
Associate Director of Admission & Communication
University of Denver
Front Range Community College is hosting a FREE FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) help session on Sunday, November 12 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. All seniors/college-going people are encouraged to attend. Bring your 2016 tax information.
Hi MHS! If you’re interested in attending FRCC you should check out their Open House Nights:
Tuesday, November 7, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. at Longmont Campus (2121 Miller Drive, Longmont)
Wednesday, November 9, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. at Westminster Campus (3645 W. 112th Avenue, Westminster)
- Any student who tours NWU, will also receive a $1,000 annually renewable Campus Visit Grant.
- Students may also qualify for NWU Academic Scholarships ranging from $6-$10,000 per year.
- By submitting the FAFSA, students may qualify for thousands more in additional grants and need-based aid
If interested look at the NWU website for application information!
There is a College Fair for all SVVSD students on Wednesday October 19th from 6-7pm at Longmont High School. For additional information please click on Longmont High School College Fair.
When: October 8th 1-3pm
Where: Island Grove Regional Park 501 N. 14th Avenue
For additional information please call 970.339.6548
College Goal Sunday is a FREE event designed to help students plan for college, from applying for scholarships to filling out required financial aid information. (There will be a scholarship drawing!)
Bright Futures Grant
Aims, UNC, CSU, Latin American Education Foundation, and Daniels Fund representatives will be present.
Local general scholarship opportunities
Child care area
Snacks & Drinks
Spanish-speaking representatives available
For more information and what to bring with you please click on the links below:
Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 from 2:30-3:30pm Mrs. Rue (D231 Reading & English) and Mr. Holskin (D132 Math) will help you with SAT testing strategies. This is geared towards students taking the SAT this fall, but all are welcome.