High school counselors, students, and parents will soon be able to attend a college fair without having to spend a dime on gas money.
FloridaShines will host its Florida Virtual College Week Oct. 24-26. The three-day event offers a wide variety of live webinars, featuring experts in the areas of college and university admissions, scholarships, financial aid, and career planning.
FloridaShines is a service of the Florida Virtual Campus, a statewide provider of innovative educational services for Florida’s K-20 community. The speakers during Florida Virtual College Week represent a wide variety of institutions from the Florida College System, the State University System, and the Florida Department of Education.
The scheduled sessions are: (all times are Eastern Standard Time)
Oct. 24 (For high school counselors)
2 p.m. Counselors Guide to Graduation
4 p.m. Advising for Academic Success
5 p.m. Workforce Programs in the Florida College System
Oct. 25 (Open to all Florida high school students, parents, and educators)
3 p.m. Admissions into a University
4 p.m. First Things First
5 p.m. Bright Futures Scholarship Qualifications
6 p.m. College Athletics
Oct. 26 (Open to all Florida high school students, parents, and educators)
3 p.m. The Big Transition
4 p.m. Financial Aid is For You
5 p.m. How to Start Smart and Finish Strong
6 p.m. Survival Guide for Parents
To register for Florida Virtual College Week and for more information on each session, visit FloridaShines.