Get ready for college! Attend MCC’s Regional College Fair, October 24

FLINT — College shopping is made easy at the Mott Community College (MCC) 35th Annual Regional College Fair Oct. 24 from 6 -7:30 p.m. in the Ballenger Field House on the main campus in Flint.

Representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities from Michigan, as well as out-of-state, will be on hand to discuss admission requirements, programs of study, financial options and student life on their campuses. MCC divisions will showcase their programs including the Regional Technology Center, Culinary Arts, Criminal Justice, Fine Arts, and Cosmetology.

“This is a great opportunity for area high school students and their families to explore college options,” said Regina Broomfield, Director of Admissions. “To streamline their evening and give them more time to talk with college and university representatives we are encouraging students to visit the online registration form (www.mcc.edu/college-fair) to pre-register. This will save them time having to fill out interest cards. They can input their information once, and every college they select will receive their contact information,” she added.

Students will be able to find the right college for their career goals, learn more about available academic programs, get information on how to finance a college education, and learn about to transferring credits from MCC to other colleges and universities.

Special offerings from MCC include:

• A FREE Financial Aid Workshop at 7 p.m. in the Blamer Room in the Ballenger Field House, presented by the MCC Financial Aid Office;

• Information about dual enrollment at MCC for high school students interested in getting a jumpstart on their college career;

• Representatives from the Michigan Department of Education.

The colleges and universities scheduled to participate in the Regional College Fair include public and private schools. — G.G.