CNVA11Presentation_1011-02

CNVA11Presentation_1011-02 - SchoolName TonightsProgram

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Tonight’s Program We’ll talk about four main topics: Why college is important Choosing the right college for you, including the  admissions process Paying for college, including the financial aid process Scholarship searches and scams. 2
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Tonight’s Program Information is targeted at juniors and seniors in  high school Most information equally applies to  non-traditional students Financial aid process is effectively the same Scholarship information also is substantially the same Biggest difference? You may not have to complete all  the steps in choosing and applying. 3
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Be sure to… Fill out a scholarship entry form Take a copy of  Opportunities  home with you Check www.collegenightinva.org for a copy of  tonight’s presentation 4
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At the End of the Evening We’ll collect your evaluations of tonight’s event. Even better, we’ll hold a scholarship drawing at  the end. We’ll select four $500 scholarship winners. You must be present to win. 5
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Why College Is Important
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What is “College”? Any education beyond high school Four-year college or university Community college Private career college Trade or vocational college Could be in-person or online 7
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Why Go to College? Virtually everyone can – and will – tell you that  college is important! It’s also important that you hear this – college is  possible! Most people understand that college is  important, but each individual has his or her own  reason for going to college. 8
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Why Go to College? 9
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College Is Important In the video, most mentioned the importance of  going to college to having a better career or  better future. There is a direct correlation between attending  college and being employed. 10
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College Is Important Unemployment rates are directly tied to your  level of education. Education Level National Unemployment Rate May 2007 August 2011 Not a high school graduate 7.8% 14.3% High school graduate 4.7% 9.6% Some college 3.9% 8.2% Bachelor’s degree or higher 2.1% 4.3% 11
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College Is Important Studies consistently show that attending college  adds to your lifelong earnings. Difference between a high school graduate and  a four-year degree – between $800,000 and $1  million 13
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College Is Important Nationally for the class of 2011, those receiving  bachelor’s degrees received an average salary  offer of $50,034. The average starting salary for a high school 
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