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College workshops on the schedule in September, October

Opening the College Door: The Keys to Getting in and Paying for College will be presented by Russ Ingersoll, Ed.S., LPC.

Ingersoll is an experienced college and career counselor with over 30 years of experience as a high school counselor who has seen remarkable changes in the college admissions process as well as the cost of attending.  Presently, Ingersoll is an independent college and career counselor with offices in Waynesboro and Staunton.  In addition to his membership in local and state counselor organizations, Ingersoll is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator.


Free Workshops for Parents and Students

Navigating the entire college admission process is often confusing and filled with uncertainties.  Completing The Common Application, originally designed to simplify the process, can be overwhelming.  Applying for and obtaining financial aid can be compared to an obstacle course. Attend these FREE one-hour workshops to gain valuable information on:

Workshop 1:  Getting Into College

Topics                                                                                         Valuable for parents of and students in grades:

Critical strategies for gaining college admission                                            8th–12th

Choosing where to apply                                                                                    9th-12th

Tips on completing applications and writing compelling essays                 9th-12th


DATES: Sunday, September 15 and Sunday, September 29

TIME:    3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

PLACE:  110 N. Wayne Avenue

Waynesboro, VA  22980


Workshop 2:  Paying for College

Topics                                                                                         Valuable for parents of and students in grades

Top College Financial Planning Strategies                                                        8th-12th

FAFSA: The gateway to Financial Aid                                                                8th-12th

The Top Strategy for obtaining Merit Scholarships                                       8th- 12th

Evaluating the Financial Aid Package                                                                11th-12th


DATES: Sunday, September 22 and Sunday, October 6

TIME:    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PLACE:  110 N. Wayne Avenue

Waynesboro, VA  22980


You must register to attend these workshops.  To register, go to  www.harborcounseingservices.com.

Questions?  Call:  540-447-0662 or e-mail:  harborcounselingva@gmail.com.

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