College Ready 101

College Ready 101 with the Mahoning Valley College Access Program

Navigating the college-going process can be tricky for teens and their parents. This session provides general information such as application deadlines, fees, and financial aid and scholarship tips. Participants will also gain an understanding of how to choose a college or career training program that is right for them. Overviews of 2-year and 4-year degrees, career and technical programs, and vocational training will be included. Call the library at 330-744-8636 to reserve your seat or sign up online via the Library’s Events Calendar. For teens and parents of teens.

Newport Library, 6:30 p.m., Mon., October 22
Austintown Library, 6:30 p.m., Mon., Nov. 5

 

Financial Aid 101 with the Mahoning Valley College Access Program

Understanding when and how to apply for college financial aid can be confusing. This session will break down the FAFSA process into easy steps, and answer questions about the application itself. Participants will learn the difference between three types of financial aid; grants, loans and scholarships, and how to access them. Call the library at 330-744-8636 to reserve your seat or sign up online via the Library’s Events Calendar. For teens and parents of teens.

Newport Library, 6:30 p.m., Mon., October 29
Austintown Library, 6:30 p.m., Mon., Nov. 26