Preparing for College 1012021-10-08T18:00:21-05:00
  • Knile Center
  • Intermediate

When:  6:30—8:00 pm, February 23rd, 2017
Where: KnILE Center, 5419 FM 762, Richmond, TX 77469

College Readiness Workshop

Preparing for college can be very overwhelming and confusing.  We wanted to invite you and your high schooler to join us as Mr. Tommy Newton tackles the most pressing questions about college admissions, acceptance, and financial aid.  We promise you will enjoy this workshop and leave with a wealth of knowledge as you and your high school student prepare for college.

About the Speaker

Tommy Newton

  • 20+ years experience in higher education
  • Houston area admissions director for Texas Lutheran University (www.tlu.edu)
  • Has served as admissions Director at OLLU, Centenary College & SMU

College Admissions 101

  • College applications—what they want to see
  • Deadlines—Which ones to pay attention to and why
  • College Preparation—What to do to be ready
  • What colleges are looking for
  • SAT or ACT—Does it matter and why
  • Holistic Admissions
  • Early Decision vs Early Action

Financial Aid 101

  • Cost of Attendance
  • EFC
  • FASFA & CSS Profile—What is it and the details behind it
  • Scholarships