For Immediate Release
January 11, 2019
Contact: College Planning & Community Engagement
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Concord, N.H. — New Hampshire high school juniors and their parents seeking college admissions and financial aid planning information are encouraged to register for the 20th annual Destination CollegeSM event, to be held at Plymouth State University Saturday, March 30. This free college planning convention, hosted by The NHHEAF Network Organizations, features a variety of workshops as well as a college fair with over 60 colleges and universities in attendance.
“Destination College provides college-bound students the necessary tools to begin their own customized college search process. As part of the day’s events, college access and financial aid professionals from across the state will share important college admissions and financial aid Information in nearly 20 different workshops such as The Paths to Choosing a Major, The Write Stuff, and Paying for College 101,” according to Cameron Owen, co-chair of the Destination College planning committee. Over 1200 New Hampshire high school juniors and parents are expected to register for the event.
Destination College attendees are encouraged to attend the event’s college fair to meet college admissions professionals from over 60 local and regional postsecondary institutions. Every post-secondary institution in New Hampshire is expected to attend.
In addition, the Destination College Speech Contest is open to current New Hampshire high school seniors. In addition to winning a $1,000 college scholarship, the Speech Contest winner will deliver the keynote address at Destination College. Entries are due Friday, February 15.
Registration for the event is required. To register for the event or to submit a Speech Contest entry, visit destinationcollege.org.
The NHHEAF Network Organizations are comprised of three active 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies - New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF), Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R), and New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation (NHHELCO). For more information, visit nhheafnetwork.org.