Over 100 schools and organizations participated in College Application Week in November 2016, serving more students than ever before.
For the fifth year in a row, Oregon seniors are focused on applying for college and financial aid during the month of November. Oregon College Application Week and College Cash Campaign events will be held at 112 schools and organizations across the state, with the potential to reach more than 20,000 students. The goal: to support seniors in completing applications for postsecondary education or training and financial aid with the support of caring adults during the school day.
An "Oregon Goes To College Welcome Kit" is coming to a school, library and community-based organization near you!
Our series of three events, College Application Week, College Cash Campaign and Decision Day, help high schools and community-based organizations support 12th grade students on the path to postsecondary education. Use our Planning Calendar for 12th Grade College Activities to schedule your events.
College Application Week continues to grow and in its fourth year saw its biggest participation yet with more sites across the state hosting dedicated events to support seniors in applying to postsecondary education throughout the month of November. But don't take our word for it - see the data and what educators and students have to say.
"College Application Week made it really easy to apply." Student, Philomath High School, Philomath
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After helping students apply to college, the next step is to support students and families with the financial aid process including completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and applying for scholarships and grants such as OSAC and Oregon Promise.
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Contact: Adrienne Enriquez, College Application Week State Coordinator, 503-926-6073, email@example.com
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