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Virtual College Week - October 2-4, 2018

Session Recordings and Materials coming soon!

Thank you for attending the third annual Virtual College Week, Tuesday, October 2 to Thursday, October 4. This series included one-hour webinars with experts in college admissions, financial aid, education and career planning, and more! Students learned what they needed to do to get into a competitive college, how to develop an education plan that leads to a successful career, and how to pay for college without a mountain of debt.

As part of the series, a $1,000 college scholarship will be awarded by the Florida Association of Educational Data Systems to three high school seniors.


Tuesday, October 2

4:00 p.m. The Secret to College Admissions.
Learn how to successfully navigate the college admissions process.
- Ethan Henley, University of West Florida

5:00 p.m. How to Succeed Without Really Trying.
Get the tools you need to succeed in college.
- Kellie Ziemak & Jennifer Haber, St. Petersburg College

6:00 p.m. How to Become a College Athlete.
Discover everything you need to know about being a college athlete.
- Lonni Alameda, Florida State University


Wednesday, October 3

4:00 p.m. Do you Qualify for a Bright Futures Scholarship?
Learn about grants and scholarships just for Florida students.
- Pedro Hernandez, Department of Education

5:00 p.m. How to Fill Out the "New" FAFSA.
Learn everything you need to know about the “new” Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
-Bill Spiers, Tallahassee Community College


Thursday, October 4

4:00 p.m. Dual Enrollment 101.
Learn how to get started on your college degree while still in high school.
- Tulani Honablew, Tallahassee Community College

5:00 p.m. Insight to Filling Out Your College Application.
Get the tips and tricks you need to get your college application completed on time..
- Chealsy Vargas, Florida International University

6:00 p.m. Tips and Tools FloridaShines Can Offer You.
Learn about the information and tools on FloridaShines that can help you shine in school.
- Ashley Thimmes, Florida Virtual Campus


About Virtual College Week Video

Virtual College Week Save the Date October 2-4, 2018. Free live webinars funded by the state of Florida. Email: