High school students and their parents are invited to come to Schaumburg Library programs that will provide valuable information on attending college. Both will be held at the central library, located at 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg. The programs are free, but registration is required.
"College 101" will be held from 7-76:45 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3 in the library's Rasmussen South Room on the second floor. A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will discuss options available after high school, including types of colleges, criteria to consider when selecting a college and major, and the importance of college visits. The presenter will also highlight other forms of post-secondary education and various career options.
"Completing the FAFSA" is slated from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the library's Teen Place, also on the second floor. Participants will learn about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), including what types of information is required and how the process works. Members of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will help attendees start the process.
To register for these programs, call the Information Desk at (847) 923-3347 or sign up online at www.SchaumburgLibrary.org/events.