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March 18, 2014 - Financing Your College Education


Discussion of financing options available to finance your college education here at MassBay, including information about scholarships available to incoming students. Discussion features Senior Financial Aid Counselor at MassBay, Chuck Spirou and Jeremy Solomon, Associate Vice President for Marketing at MassBay.



February 25, 2014 - Choosing a College that is Right for You

Associate Director of Admissions at MassBay, Joel Brava is joined by three current MassBay Students to discuss Choosing the College that is Right for You.



February 19, 2014 - FAFSA 101

Chuck Spirou, Senior Financial Aid Counselor at MassBay, discusses tips on filling out the FAFSA and why it is important for prospective students to complete a FAFSA. The FAFSA code for MassBay is: 002171

Prospective students should call the MassBay Financial Aid office at (781) 239-2600 for dates of the free FAFSA workshops held at both the Wellesley Hills and Framingham campuses.

Each year the FAFSA information is based on the previous tax year return and W2s, so for example, for the May 2014 deadline, students should bring 2013 tax returns and W2s.



January 30, 2014 - First-Year Success at MassBay

MassBay Director of First-Year Experience, Richard Williams is featured on MassBay Live discussing the challenges of starting your college experience and tips for success in your first year of college.

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January 15, 2014 - MassBay's Center for Corporate Training and Community Education (CCTCE) Offerings and Overview

Explore New Careers: MassBay's Center for Corporate Training and Community Education (CCTCE) is offering two new non-credit certificates: Social Media and Non-Profit Management as well as individual courses related to these two areas as well.



 Advance Your Career: MassBay's Center for Corporate Training and Community Education (CCTCE) offers non-credit courses to advance your skills and training in computers and business communications. These affordable courses include Microsoft Word and Excel, Quickbooks, presentation skills and effectiveness and Acing Your Job Search. Find out more at:

Health and Fitness Career: MassBay has partnered with Witts Education to offer both Personal Training Certification and Group Fitness Certification. MassBay also offers CPR and CPR re-certification for health professionals and a Certified Nursing Assistant Program. Find out more at:

Non-Credit ESL at MassBay: MassBay offers English as a Second Language (ESL) non-credit courses for English language learners. All levels are offered and these classes are great for anyone who wants to improve their English skills. There is also an Advanced Pathway ESL to prepare students who would like to take college credit courses and TOEFL preparation as well.

Journey Through North America: This extremely popular program was created for Au Pairs to satisfy their education requirement, but is open to all. Find out about the course component, learning lab and trip components of this course. Offered at MassBay Community College on the Wellesley Hills Campus. For the most current information and costs:

October 1, 2013 - Understanding Your Transfer Options and MassTransfer

A two-part discussion with Coordinator of Transfer Affairs at MassBay, Bryan Wint and Jeremy Solomon, Associate Vice President for Marketing at MassBay.

Understanding Your Transfer Options: Find out why you should start your education at MassBay and transfer to a 4-year public or private college or university.

MassTransfer Program: Find out abut the MassTransfer Program - Massachusetts students who achieve certain parameters at MassBay - can be guaranteed admission to 4-year Massachusetts public institutions. Once on campus at MassBay, students should work with an advisor to map out their time at MassBay to align with the MassTransfer Program.

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August 22, 2013 - Learn more about MassBay Admissions

A three-part chat with Admissions Counselor, Joel Brava and Jeremy Solomon, Associate Vice President for Marketing at MassBay. Due to technical difficulties, this broadcast is broken into three parts.


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Part 3: Summary