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Workshop Answers Parents Questions About College

January 26, 2006 - If a student's destination is college, they - along with their parents - need to know what to expect.

Collin County Community College District (Collin) wants to answer those questions during Destination: College, a free workshop that untangles the web of admissions, financial aid and more from 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, room AA135, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Topics of the workshop will include admissions, financial aid, preparing a student academically for college and translating the language of higher education.

The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

A light dinner will be served and Destination: College is open to any parent seeking assistance on college preparation regardless of their son or daughter's age or educational destination.

Parents who attend and intend to send their son or daughter to Collin will be entered into a drawing for tuition scholarships.

Seating is limited. Make a reservation by noon, Monday Feb. 6, by calling 972.377.1750 or 972.881.5770 or e-mail compass@collin.edu .

Collin County Community College District (Collin) serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.