College Planning Center of RI Seminars
The College Planning Center offers a variety of seminars that can educate your students or staff about the college planning process.
Contact us today or download our seminar order form to schedule a session at your school.
College Searches: “Where Do I Begin and Does It Really Matter Where I Go?”
This workshop helps students start the college search process. We will educate students on how to get started and what they should be looking for in schools. Counselors also discuss why it might matter more where a student pursues their graduate degree than their undergraduate degree.
College Admission Interview/Essay Writing Workshop
This workshop introduces students to how college admission officers read college essays. We will explain why the traditional 5-paragraph essay is not recommended for a college essay and how to conduct an admission interview to enhance your chances for admission.
Financial Aid Workshops for Students and Parents
This workshop provides students and parents with detailed information about the financial aid process, from completing the application forms to the details of each type of financial aid.
College Planning For High School Juniors and their Parents
This workshop will help your students and parents understand why researching colleges your junior year will make the college process a lot easier. We will discuss the definition of Early Decision, Early Action, as well as other admission requirements. We will provide them with tips on writing essays and conducting interviews. An introduction to the financial aid process is also provided.
Financing Options: Making up the Difference between Cost of Attendance and Financial Aid
In this workshop students and parents will learn about the various financing options and payment plans available to help them fund the cost of higher education.
Financial Aid 101 for Guidance Counselors
This group workshop provides guidance staff with answers to questions or concerns about the financial aid process.
Financial Fundamentals for Students
Help your students get a jump start on their personal finances with the comprehensive seminar. Students will learn to create a budget, tips for minimizing debt and will taught about the importance of credit and using credit responsibly.