More than 500 high school students and their parents from Mansfield ISD and surrounding school districts are anticipated to attend a free college planning event sponsored by United Way on Feb. 25. Destination Success will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mansfield ISD’s Center for the Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. It is open to all DFW area high school students and parents.
“Now in our seventh year of the LEARN WELL initiative, we are doubling down on our efforts to help more students realize the dream of college or a career of their choice,” said United Way Community Development Vice President LaToya Stewart. “Destination Success provides a unique opportunity for students and parents to get assistance navigating the college application process.”
Participants will hear presentations on financial aid, SAT/ACT test preparation, scholarships, college preparation and financial literacy. There also will be admissions assistance, FAFSA/TASFA assistance, SAT/ACT registration assistance and a college fair.
Partnering with United Way for Destination Success are Mansfield ISD and inspirED, the outreach division of the Higher Education Servicing Corp. For information or to register, go online to DestinationSuccess2017.eventbrite.com.