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Virtual College Week - October 2-4, 2018

Regiser now for the 2018 Virtual College Week. Students who attend the webinars are eligible for prizes!

Free Live Webinars

Join us for the third annual Virtual College Week, Tuesday, October 2 to Thursday, October 4. Each afternoon will feature a series of  one-hour webinars with experts in college admissions, financial aid, education and career planning, and more! You'll learn what you need 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 with be awarded by the Florida Association of Educational Data Systems to three high school seniors. Additionally, the Florida Virtual Campus will hold a drawing where a participating student will win a Swag Bag filled with items from colleges and universities throughout Florida. 


All Sessions are Eastern Time.

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


Closed Captioning will be provided for all sessions.


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