College Leadership Fair

College leadership fair hosted by the United States Army Cadet Command on 26 September 2020 from 10am-1pm. This event will bring over 100 Universities to students across our country in a safe and virtual environment. Students will have the ability to move around virtual tables to talk to the University Army ROTC programs, advisors, and current students at the Universities.
SAVE THE DATE
September 26, 2020 from 10am – 1pm (Eastern Standard Time)
 •Over 100 virtual tables hosted by University Army ROTC programs •Register to Win a new PlayStation 4 •Listen to previous 4-year scholarship winners •Talk to University admissions to learn how to get in •Talk to currently serving Officers to learn about career options •Learn about other scholarship opportunities •Be a part of a historic event! •Supporters will have tables at the event as well! (Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and much more)
Airmeet We will be using Airmeet to host virtual tables so you can explore all the Universities you want to learn about. Reserve your virtual ticket using the link below. An email with the link to join will be sent 72 hours before the event.
 Register Here!

News From The College Place!

Below you’ll find our schedule of college prep events for this week! Feel free to attend as many as you like and forward this information along to others who may find the information beneficial!

Tuesday, August 4 at 3:30pm                                  Rising Senior Action Plan
Join The College Place-Alexandria for a workshop on understanding the essential steps rising seniors should be taking now to prepare for the college application process! Learn about college costs, college application requirements, what to look for in a college, and how to find the best college fit for you!
Register in advance for this workshop:
https://ecmc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkdOugrzkpGdS2kA3ZiwaZR6L9FGAgqHlC

Wednesday, August 5 at 3:30pm                           Virtual College Tour Series #7
Join The College Place for the Virtual College Tour Series #7! This week, the tour series will feature the following schools:
Santa Clara University
University of Northern Colorado
Howard University
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://ecmc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqd-ChrDwsHtHHgiVGkys7fOkdRB-0wp2E

Thursday, August 6 at 12:00pm                              College Prep Q&A
Join The College Place-Alexandria as we answers frequently asked questions about preparing for college! Bring questions related to any part of the college prep process: career exploration, college applications, essays, recommendations, college entrance exams (SAT and ACT), resume/activities lists, financial aid, FAFSA, etc!
Register in advance for this session:
https://ecmc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcemurjIjHtd7vgXQRf6_a34a2bt0aFkS

We look forward to seeing you this week at our workshops!

College Tour Today with The College Place

Many tours have gone virtual .  The College Place has one today which includes George Mason University.  
Here is the information:
Hello from The College Place, VA (Alexandria)-

I just wanted to remind you about today’s Virtual College Tour Series session at 3:30pm EST! Today we will be touring University of California-Davis, University of Colorado-Boulder, and George Mason University!  Here’s the registration link below:

https://ecmc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqduiuqTotGtaZjIyzsD1Zg1Ha-0nwHpC4

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

I look forward to you joining us this afternoon!  

Rising and Graduating Seniors

Careers that are in-demand right now.
The hidden cost of a gap year.

Wondering where to start with life after high school? ​
This video shows 4 important steps for successful career planning. 

First Generation College Student?
Click here for an informative webinar and other support resources

Headed to GCC in Fall 2020?
Email the Career Coach for the next step in registration.
You must have already completed your GCC application.

Ways to handle your day!

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS), an Alliance partner of the Office of Disability Employment Policy, posted videos to YouTube that feature athletic trainers sharing strategies for staying mentally healthy during isolation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some great ideas to de-stress and tackle on line classes.