The NHHEAF Network Organizations' Center for College Planning is committed to delivering K-12 college planning and funding programs at no charge to New Hampshire's schools, community organizations and nonprofit agencies. Whenever reasonable, our presentation handouts and slides will be digitized and posted online for families to download. In the web-accessible PDF, all of the hyperlinks are active and link directly to related resources. PDFs are viewed with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader software.
Selecting colleges and applying for admission can be overwhelming. There are applications to be completed, deadlines to meet, essays to write and policies to understand. This session is intended to educate the student and family about the college admission process. Topics include: narrowing your list, questions to ask on a college tour, college essay pointers, the application timeline, and the basics of financial aid.
In collaboration with the NH Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NHASFAA) Speaker's Bureau, this evening presentation helps families navigate through the financial aid process. Topics include: how to apply for aid and the types of aid available. Funding options, scholarship searches, and the importance of deadlines are also discussed.
This evening program helps families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. We discuss such issues as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams, and writing special circumstance letters.
It is never too early to start planning for high school and beyond. During this presentation, we'll discuss how and why to explore your interests and aptitudes- what you like and what you're good at- and how these factors contribute to your education & career path. We’ll cover how to prepare for the next steps in your journey, including maximizing your time in high school. Attendees will also get a brief intro to the college application and financial aid processes.