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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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COLLEGECON 2022

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Discover, Explore and Plan Your Future

All high school students and families are invited to attend COLLEGECON-a free one, day learning experience for students and families. 

Attendees will engage in in-person, interactive workshops about college and career options, prepare for life after graduation, attend a resource fair, learn how to apply and pay for college and more. 

Seniors and families will also get help with college applications and FAFSA/WASFA. 

When

Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where

Highline College - Student Union Building #8 2400 S. 240th Street, Des Moines, WA 

Transportation, breakfast, lunch, and childcare are provided for free to all participants. Interpreters will be available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, and other languages upon request.

Transportation

Transportation will be provided for pick-up and drop off for students and families. See schedule below for pick-up times at the following schools and times:

  • Tyee High School pick up at 8:10 a.m. 
  • Evergreen High School pick up at 8:15 a.m. 
  • Mount Rainer High School pick up at 8:30 a.m.
  • Highline High School pick-up at 8:30 a.m. 

Schedule of the Day

  • 9:15- 10:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast/Resource Fair
  • 9:50 - 10:00 a.m. Transition for Welcome
  • 10:00 - 10:20 a.m. Welcome
  • 10:20 - 10:30 a.m. Transition
  • 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Workshop #1
  • 11:15 - 11:25 a.m. Transition
  • 11:25 -12:10 p.m. Workshop #2
  • 12:10 - 12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch
  • 12:45 -1:00 p.m. Closing Raffle

Audience

Session

Grade 9

  • Future Visioning
  • Exploring the FutureU Choose (post-secondary pathways)

Grade 10

  • Career Interest Profile
  • Know your Academic Options

Grade 11

  • Highline College- About the Pathways!
  • Post-Secondary Pathways!
 
  • Applying to Highline College!
  • Personal Statement and College Fit and Financial A Lab
  • College Application & Financial Aid Completion Lab

Grade 12

Parents

  • Explore Naviance & High School and Beyond Plan (9-12)
  • Future U Choose: Post-Secondary Pathways (9-11)
  • Paying for College & College Bound Scholarship (9-12)(English)
  • Paying for College & College Bound Scholarship (9-12) (Spanish)
  • Counselor Panel Q&A (9-12) (English)

Support

To request interpretation support, transportation accessibility, and any other additional support, please contact Aileen Velasquez-Soto by October 17. 

Questions?

Contact collegecon@highlineschools.org for more details.