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Get Ready for College

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On Saturday, April 27th, from noon to 4 pm

at MassBay Community College, 50 Oakland Street, Wellesley Hills, MA.

  • Meet faculty, staff and students
  • Explore how to finance your education
  • Learn about internships and what business are looking for when they hire college graduates
  • Talk with students from your high school about getting ready for college
  • Find out about community college as the pathway to success
  • Enjoy good food, meet new friends, and win prizes – for free!
  • Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire!

Casual attire – Bring your parents!
Directions to MassBay’s Wellesley Hills Campus
Email, or call 781-239-3159

Outline of the day:  (PDF version of schedule)

noon–3:00 pm

noon-3:00 pm

 Barbeque & Music

Event Registration:
Enter to win an iPad and other prizes at the registration desk.
  • On-the-spot applications and conditional admission.
  • Consultations with MassBay Community College & Framingham State University representatives in Admissions, Financial Aid, Disability Services, Transfer and Advising counselors.
  • Registration for summer programs for middle and high school students at MassBay and Framingham State.

1:00 – 1:15 pm
 Welcome Remarks
Steve Sullivan, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services, MassBay Community College and Lorretta Holloway, Ph.D., Vision Project Coordinator, Framingham State University.

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Library Atrium

Room 312

 Concurrent Presentations (choose one):
Paying for College:
What You Need to Know and Do Now.
Peer-to-Peer: Going to College:
Get Ready, Succeed and Have Fun!

2:15 – 2:45 pm
Room 305

Room 306

Room 311

Room 312

Room 314

 Concurrent Presentations (choose one):
  1. Using the Dual Enrollment Program to Get
    College Credits in High School.

  2. The Accuplacer and Beyond: Tutoring,
    Disability Services, and Other Student Supports.

  3. College is Not High School:
    What Parents and Guardians Need to Know.

  4. College is Not High School:
    What Students Need to Know.

  5. Start Thinking About Your Next Job & Career Now: Perspectives from Business & College Interns.

3: 00 – 3:30 pm
 Closing Remarks: Where Do You Go From Here?
  • Ice cream social, prize and raffle winner announcements.

3:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Optional consultation with Admissions, Financial Aid, Disability Services, Accuplacer, Transfer and Advising counselors.
  • Registration for summer programs in computer programming, science & engineering at MassBay and Framingham State.

Get Ready for College is brought to you by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers and is co-sponsored by Framingham State University (FSU) & MassBay Community College.
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