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Workshops & Events

 High School to College Workshop Series

September 28, 2019 in Pasco/Tri-Cities

October 5, 2019 in Portland/Vancouver

October 26, 2019 in Olympia/Lacey

November 2, 2019 in Redmond

Presented by Linda Love Gorordo

Take any individually or discount for all 4

Workshops #1 & #2 are designed for homeschoolers 

 Workshops #3 & #4 are designed for homeschool, public or private school families

#1: Homeschooling High School

Whether you are just thinking, just starting or already in the thick of it, this workshop will give you the information necessary to  homeschool on a path to college entrance.  We’ll cover year by year planning for college entrance, credits, diplomas, curriculum, standardized testing (PSAT, SAT, ACT), hybrid options, Running Start, extra-curriculars and special concerns like unschooling and athletics.

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM 

#2: Transcripts & Documents for the College App Process

You’ll learn how to put together a typical package of required documents for homeschoolers to apply to college.  We’ll cover transcripts, course descriptions, reading lists, counselor letters, school profiles and letters of recommendation.

10:45 AM -12:15 PM

#3: The College Application Process

We’ll help you help your student figure out where, when, and how to apply. Topics include choosing Safety Reach & Fit schools, early action, early decision, rolling admission, The Common Application, artist/maker/athlete concerns as well as goal setting and balancing the process between parent and student.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

#4:  Financial Aid 101

Understanding the financial aid process is key to making good decisions and maximizing available aid in today’s economic environment.  The Financial Aid application process, sticker price, merit aid vs. needs based aid, private vs. public, EFC, FAFSA & PROFILE, loans, grants, scholarships and special circumstances will be covered.

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Cost:  $25 per workshop, or $90 for all 4.

 Price for two people from the same family schooling the same student (such as parent & teen or two parents or parent & grandparent) $40 per workshop, or $120 for all 4

Holiday Inn Express, 4525 Convention Place, Pasco, WA 99301 

Portland/Vancouver, Marshall Community Center, Vancouver WA

Holiday Inn Express, 4460 3rd Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503

Redmond Community Center, 6505 176th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052