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GCS College Kick Off Event, October 1

GCS College Kickoff is this Thursday


SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 – Thursday, October 1 Say Yes Guilford, Guilford County Schools, the College Foundation of North Carolina and the College Advising Corps begin GCS College Kickoff: a four-part series to engage and empower GCS students in their journey to college.


The GCS College Kickoff event is Thursday, October 1 at 6:00pm: GCS juniors and seniors are invited to join a discussion about college application deadlines, scholarship opportunities and completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Join the webinar by going to, ID: 831 6769 2677; Passcode: 2020. You can also find this information on Say Yes Guilford’s Facebook Page


The series continues over the next six weeks:


  • Tackling the College App Process & Applying for Scholarships: Thursday, October 15 6-7:00pm: Higher education professionals will share a detailed application timeline, and tips for applying for scholarships.


  • Financial Aid FAQ Workshop: Monday, October 26 6-7:00pm: Students and parents can ask questions about the FAFSA and learn more about how to get money for college.


  • Line-by-line FAFSA Walk-through: Thursday, November 12 at 6:00pm: Having trouble filling out your FAFSA, or don’t know where to begin? Join our financial aid expert as we walk through the application line by line. 


All sessions are free and will take place on Zoom; links will be available on our partner social media feeds at least a week prior to the event.