The College Place works to help people of all ages pursue opportunities for undergraduate education beyond high school. We provide information, assistance, and encouragement to help individuals achieve their education goals.
The College Place has college access centers in seven locations: one in Minnesota, one in California, one in Colorado, one in Connecticut, one in Oregon and two in Virginia. Our services are free and available to students and parents nationwide.
What we do
Promote the benefits of higher education
Encourage and support individuals in pursuing their education goals
Assist and respond to questions, issues, and concerns regarding higher education
Provide information as it relates to admissions, enrollment, and financial aid
Make use of available technology to help prospective students plan for college
What we offer
Individual assistance completing applications for admission, financial aid, and scholarships
An information resource library with access to print and electronic college-related materials
Internet access for researching educational information and scholarship opportunities
Assistance developing educational plans
Participation at college fairs, community events, and other area awareness activities
One-on-one mentoring: in person, on the telephone, or via email
Small group workshops on topics of interest
Encouragement, support, and accountability
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