Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Plan for college at Derby Public Library seminar

            DERBY - The Derby Public Library will host a College Planning Seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  July 9.  
             It will be repeated from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 13. 
            Parents of high school students are invited to attend. Anthony Luther will present these one and a half hour classes, followed by a half-hour question and answer period.

             Two major topics covered include Academic Preparation and Financial Implications of Enrollment Management
            Some questions answered will include:  how to maximize the potential for gift-aid, grants, and scholarships; will colleges negotiate a lower price and when; what is the time-line for success and where to start; what are the new tax laws; and more. 
             The emphasis of these seminars are not only on reducing the cost of college, but also the time in the search and application process.  

             Hand-outs will be distributed, but participants are asked to bring a pen and pad for note-taking.

              Registration is requested. For information, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St.  call 203-736-1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.      

This post is taken from a press release from Cathy Williams, Director, Derby Public Library.

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