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Sandburg to Host Seminar for First-Generation College Students

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Oct. 31, 2012
GALESBURG – Carl Sandburg College will hold a seminar for families of prospective first-generation college students from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Welcome Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


A student is considered first-generation when neither parent has a bachelor’s degree, but the program is open to all families interested in learning about applying to college. The seminar, “Exploring College,” will provide tips on picking the right college for you; the application process; applying for financial aid and scholarships; the timeline for visits, applying and deadlines; and programs available to assist student success. A guided campus tour will be available for families following the end of the session.


For more information, contact the Carl Sandburg College Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or