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Destination College Shares Scholarship Strategies

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Destination College Shares Scholarship Strategies

Oct. 6, 2015 – The scholarship hunt can seem overwhelming for students and parents alike. Destination College’s next workshop, “Show Me the Money: Finding and Applying for Scholarships,” will provide tips to make the process a little less stressful. 

Scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco, the workshop is an informative look at how to find scholarships, regardless of income or major, and how to improve your chances of receiving one. The scholarships are out there. This workshop will help you find the right one.

The seminar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit www.collin.edu/destinationcollege. For more information, call 972.377.1772. 

Destination College is a Collin College initiative that helps high school students and their parents get ready for college, no matter which institution they choose. A full list of seminars is available by clicking “Upcoming Events” at www.collin.edu/destinationcollege. The next Destination College seminar is “The Princeton Review™: Testing Strategies,” from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Preston Ridge Campus. That will be followed by “Building Your Depth: The Top 10 Things Colleges Want in an Applicant,” from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 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. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,200 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.