Speakers

We have speakers at many of our monthly meetings on topics ranging from College Planning and Financial Aid to CyberSecurity.  Please check this site and the weekly ASD Bulletin for details of upcoming events.  All are welcome! 

November 8, 2018
The New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF.org) will speak on Paying For College 101. Parents and students are welcome to attend this free session.

Paying for College 101:

A College Planning and Outreach Specialist with the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF.org) presents this session.  This evening program helps families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. We discuss such issues as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams and writing special circumstance letters. Attendees will receive assorted reference materials.


Preparing for College Video from NHHEAF (December 2017):

Some of the materials that were shared at our last session: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByVWF3Au-5_heUVod0x6djBDZE5XX0kzX3BoQWV6eVpuWFBj/view

College Overview for Juniors:

The program covers selecting colleges and applying for admission, which can be overwhelming. There are applications to be completed, deadlines to meet, essays to write and policies to understand. This session educates students and families about the college admissions process. Topics include: narrowing your list, questions to ask on a college tour, college essay pointers, the application timeline and the basics of financial aid.

Early College Planning

This is an overview of the college application process and what to keep in mind when considering the financial aid opportunities that may be available for your student at each school.  

Here is a link to her presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqbznlBhq68&index=9&list=PLD90BF366BFB634DE