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National College Fair Field Trip Announced! Northwest field trip date November 7!! FREE to MCPS students. Destination will be Bohrer Park Activity Center in Gaithersburg MD. Northwest bus departure time is scheduled for 9:45 am with a bus return time of 12 noon. One bus has been reserved for Northwest. Permission forms will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until all bus seats are filled or until student lunch on October 23rd. Permission forms are available with each student's counselor and in the College Career Information Center. Forms must be returned to the College Career Information Center. This fair is a great opportunity for juniors and seniors still making college choices!
Plan to attend these FREE workshops about preparing for college and financial aid! Workshops will be offered in both English and Spanish. October 22 at Watkins Mill HS from 12 to 3 pm | October 26 at Kennedy HS from 6 to 9 pm. Click here to download the College and Financial Aid Workshops Flyer. Events are sponsored by the National Hispanic College Fair, Inc. |web post 2 Oct 17 |
Girls in Technology Mentor-Protege Program for Maryland girls in grades 9-12. Johns Hopkins University (Shady Grove). 6 to 8:30 pm generally 3rd Tuesday of each month from October to March. FREE. Click here to download the Information Flyer. Registration required. |web post 28 Sept 17|
The 2018 Maryland General Assembly Page Program is now accepting applications! Selected high school seniors, will have the opportunity to participate as pages for members of the Maryland General Assembly during the 2018 session. Applicants should have an interest in government and/or history and the proceedings of the legislature. Seniors applying must be at least 16 years of age. Applicants must have or obtain a social security number. Additional recommended requirements include having a record of good conduct and an average or above average scholastic record. For more information, including how to apply and a link to all required documents to apply, click here. The deadline for application is Friday, October 27; 5 pm. |web post 18 Sept 17 |
Montgomery College Office of Student Financial Aid Presents: FAFSA FEVER! Saturday, October 28. 12-3 pm. MC Germantown Campus (BE Building). Free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Space is limited. Mandatory online registration at montgomerycollege.edu/FAFSAFever. For more information contact Rene Argueta, (240) 567-6952 | firstname.lastname@example.org | web post 21 Sept 17 |
Sophomore Invitation! Apply for Nomination to participate in the Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Program. The HOBY Leadership Program invites sophomores from all over the State of Maryland to attend their spring summit from May 24-27, 2018. One sophomore will be selected to attend and represent Northwest High School. The student chosen will have their $225 registration fee paid by Northwest. This is a great opportunity to meet students from other areas, explore life on a college campus (last year the location was Mount St. Mary's University), participate in leadership training and meet state leaders. All this happens while making new friends and having fun! Students begin consideration by completing the Northwest application. Click here to download the application and program information sheet. The deadline to return applications is November 3. Our representation will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated leadership and leadership potential. |web post 18 Sept 17 |
Best of U UK University Fair. October 12. British International School of Washington DC (2001 Wisconsin Ave NW). 6:30 pm. For a list of attending universities and program details visit bestofutour.eventbrite.com. |web post 15 Sept 17 |
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church HBCU College Fair Event. Saturday, November 4. 9 to 1:30 pm. 608 North Horners Lane, Rockville MD. For event details and registration, click here. | web post 21 Sept 17 |
Ethnic Youth College Fair. Free and Open to Public. Saturday, November 4. 2 pm to 4 pm at the Tommy Douglas Conference Center (10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD). Meet one-on-one with representatives from colleges and universities. Free seminars on Maryland Dream Act, Financial Aid and Scholarships. Registration is encouraged. | web post 15 Sept 17 |