Learn about higher education options at "Destination College"
If you are looking to further your education or need information on going back to college, Destination College 2012 is an event for you.
On March 7 and 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., you will hear from college students about what going to college is really like, find out how to select and apply to colleges, and learn the nuts and bolts of financial aid. These two-hour events are for anyone, no matter what their age, who is looking to further their education, whether going to college for the first time or to finish a degree.
Destination College 2012 will be held in two locations. On March 7, the event is in Grand Portage at the ENP Building with keynote speaker Anna Deschampe, graduate of St. Olaf College. On March 8, the event is being held in Grand Marais at the North Shore Campus with keynote speaker and LPN student Timothy Young. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the focus is on selecting a college and the admissions process. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the focus will be on paying for college and financial aid.
This event is free of charge. Destination College 2012 is sponsored by Cook County Higher Education, Cook County School District 166 and the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Department of Education. For more information and to pre-register for the event, call 387-3411.