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College Camp Coaches Parents on Choices

Parents hungry for information to help their sons and daughters make college choices can get the answers to their questions when Hiram College hosts “College Camp: A Training Program for Parents,” from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, in the Kennedy Center.

Hiram is partnering with Aurora High School, Cuyahoga Community College and The University of Akron to offer the camp, which is aimed at demystifying some of the ins and outs of college searches, admissions and costs. Admission is free.

The free seminar will feature presentations and question-and-answer sessions with a high school guidance counselor, college and university admission representatives and a financial aid expert. Since its inception in 2002, College Camp has served more than 450 parents of high school students.

Each participant will receive a packet of useful information to assist them with their college search process.

The schedule is as follows:

  • 6:30 p.m. – Check in
  • 7:00 p.m. – “Demystifying the College Search Process:” Christina Miley, guidance counselor, Aurora High School; Holly Craider, recruitment specialist, Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus; Sherman Dean, director of admission, Hiram College; Kristin Foy Samson, assistant director of admission, The University of Akron
  •  8:15 p.m. – “Financial Aid: What You Really Need to Know:” Andrea Caputo, director of financial aid, Hiram College

Advance registration is required and can be made by visiting www.hiram.edu/college-camp.  For more information, call College Camp Coordinator Lisa Schneider at 330-569-5986.

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