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Nov. 6, 2015 –Destination College’s next workshop, “The Top 10 Things Colleges Want in an Applicant,” will examine the criteria colleges look at when deciding on an applicant and will offer ways to highlight your best attributes.

Scheduled 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, the workshop will provide an inside look at the 10 most important components students need to demonstrate in order to compete with other college applicants and explain the role each plays in a college’s admission decision. Attendees will also learn how to apply academic interests, unique talents and personal passions in ways that build depth as an individual.

The seminar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit . 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. This is the last seminar for this fall, but the workshops will resume in January. A full list of seminars is available by clicking “Upcoming Events” at .

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.