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Northeast Kingdom College Night for parents and students coming March 30

Lyndon State College

LYNDONVILLE — The annual Northeast Kingdom College Night for high school students and parents will be held on Monday, March 30 on the campus of Lyndon State College.

The free college fair runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. High school sophomores, juniors, and their parents are particularly encouraged to attend to meet admissions representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from New England and across the U.S. offering liberal arts as well as technical and business-oriented studies.

Back by popular demand, the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free college planning workshops before, starting at 4:15 p.m., and after the college fair. Topics include finding colleges that fit, specifics on how to apply, SAT/ACT test prep and strategies, writing an admissions essay that sets you apart, and navigating college costs and financial aid.

Free food will be provided to workshop attendees, and attendees will be entered in drawings for a chance to win an iPad Mini or $500 college savings account.

For more information and to register for workshops, visit http://www.vsac.org/CollegePathways.

Students and parents say the workshops offer important information and insights to the college process.

“It’s awesome to see all these people here because they’re all going through the same steps as me and I know everyone’s feeling the same,” Mount Mansfield Union High School student after past workshop in Chittenden County.

Don’t miss this great opportunity, a double feature with two programs in one night, for Northeast Kingdom students and families to get information and resources needed for applying and preparing for college.

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