college applications


Destination College: Understanding the College Admissions Process (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you need help navigating the college admissions process? Do you know what admissions officers consider when evaluating college applications? The focus of this workshop is on understanding how to maximize the impact of college admissions applications and on selecting and developing essay topics. Presented by Achieva Educational Consulting. Recommended […]


Adult Services And Supports: An Overview of The Montgomery College Educational Opportunity Center (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Are you 19 years of age or older? Want help in achieving your educational and career goals? EOC provides assistance to Montgomery County low-income/first generation adult residents who wish to enter or re-enter college or a vocational program. The program provides assistance with completing the FAFSA application and other financial […]


13th Annual HBCU College Fair (MCPS & NAACP) – VIRTUAL

The 13th Annual HBCU College Fair and various workshops will take place on the following dates: Friday, February 12, 2021 from 9 am – 4 pm Saturday February 13, 2021 from 10:00 am – 2 pm. NOTE: On-the-spot admission and scholarship interviews for 12th grade students begin at 9:00 am on […]


Show Me The Money (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Applying for scholarships? Overwhelmed with applications? Don’t know where to start? This presentation will provide information and tips to help students and families understand and navigate the scholarship process so that they can secure funding for college. Presented by Faith in Motion College Admission Consulting Services. Recommended for families of […]


SAT vs. ACT: The Facts vs. The Hype (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

How much do you know about these all-important tests? This workshop will help families understand the difference between the two college entrance exams in terms of content, question types, length, and skills tested, as well as what tests schools prefer. Unique to this presentation will be the sharing of a […]


⭐ College Readiness: Meet and Greet the Colleges (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Ready to change your life? This College Readiness virtual presentation will feature representatives from three Maryland colleges. This presentation will feature representatives from local colleges who will share information and answer your questions about their colleges. Melissa S. Wass, Director of Admissions & Recruitment from Garrett College Sean Joseph Aurigemma, College […]


Destination College: Understanding Financial Aid (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Families and students need a clear understanding of the ways to pay for college. This workshop will focus on defining financial aid, how it is determined, conducting scholarship searches, and managing student loan debt. Presented by Achieva Educational Consulting. Recommended for families of middle and high school students. Register HERE


Teens: Preparing for a Portfolio Review (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you know what you need to create a winning portfolio, audition or film submission as part of your college application? This workshop will show students how to gain valuable feedback on their work from admissions representatives and portfolio reviewers, as well as how to learn more about the schools […]