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Collin College Hosts "Pre-Admission Partnerships: Transferring to Universities"

Feb. 5, 2014- A bachelor’s degree creates a wide range of opportunities for graduates, and more than 80 percent of students at Collin College enroll with the goal of transferring to a four-year institution. Considering student objectives, Collin College’s University Partnerships and Destination College Departments will offer a transfer workshop in conjunction with the college’s pre-admission partners from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 in the Living Legends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy.

Representatives from each of Collin College's pre-admission partners, including Austin College, Baylor University, Dallas Baptist University, Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M - Commerce, Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Tech University, Texas Woman's University, The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of North Texas will provide attendees information about their school, the application process, financial aid, scholarships and best ways to prepare.

Students and parents will also have the opportunity to meet with university partners during individual breakout sessions.  Information tables will be available for browsing from 6-6:20 p.m., with welcome remarks and breakout sessions following at 6:30 p.m.

While this event is free to attend, registration is required. To register, visit www.collin.edu/destinationcollege. For questions, call 972.377.1772.

Collin College serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.