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Spartans: Join us for our GCS College Kick-off Series

It’s college application season, and a new webinar series will help Guilford County Schools’ students with every step of the process. Say Yes Guilford, Guilford County Schools, the College Foundation of North Carolina and the College Advising Corps present GCS College Kickoff: a four-part series to engage and empower GCS students in their journey to college.

  • GCS College Kickoff: 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).
  • 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. Click here for a link to the Oct. 1 event on Facebook

Since its inception in 2015, Say Yes Guilford has awarded over 10.3 million to GCS graduates, and our partnership with more than 100 private colleges and universities provided another $18.2 million for a total impact of over $28.5 million. Say Yes Guilford registration for rising GCS seniors opens on October 1, 20