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College Depot at Burton Barr Central Library provides approximately six free college planning workshops per month from August to May. Workshop topics include college exploration, financial aid, scholarship searching, and more. Find the list of upcoming workshops displayed below along with the individual descriptions and a link to the online registration. Registration is required for some programming as seating might be limited.

For a printable PDF flyer of the August and September workshops, click here​.​ Questions? Call 602-261-8847.​
  
  
  
  
Description
All Grades (7th-12th): Scholarship Essentials7/22/20144:00-5:15 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Review tips on scholarship searches, essays, and letters of recommendation. Register now for this program.​

11th-12th Grade: Prepping your College Resume and Portfolio7/22/20145:30-6:45 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Learn tips to help capture key milestones in your college resume and portfolio. Register now for this program.​

(Cancelled) Teen Volunteers: College Planning Info Session7/24/20146:00-7:00 p.m.Palo Verde Library

This session has been cancelled. Please contact us if you have any questions at 602-261-8847.

7th-8th Grade: College Planning Essentials7/25/20141:00-4:00 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Half-day program designed to lay the ground work for early college planning, goal setting, career exploration and more. Register now​ for this program.​

11th-12th Grade: ACT and SAT Essentials7/26/20142:00-3:15 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Learn the difference between the ACT and SAT, and how to best prepare for each test. Register now for this program.​

11th-12th Grade: Understanding Financial Aid7/26/20143:30-4:45 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Understand ways to pay for college including grants, loans, and work-study. Register now for this program.​

Elementos Esenciales de Ayuda Financiera8/12/20145:30-6:30 p.m.Biblioteca Burton Barr

Este taller compartira ideas sobre como pagar la universidad, aceptando ayuda financiera, y buscando becas. Para inscribirse en este taller, haga clic aquí​​​.​

Financial Aid Essentials8/14/20145:30-6:30 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options, scholarships and work-study. To register for this workshop, click here​.​

Finding Your College Fit8/20/20145:30-6:30 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

There are several important factors to consider when choosing a college. Learn tips to help you evaluate the college that is the best match for you. To register for this workshop, click here​.​

College Zone8/21/20144:00-5:00 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library
Join us for this informal teens-only gathering (high school grades 9th-12th)​ to talk about college while enjoying snacks, games, and activities. No registration required; just show up and have fun!​
Essay Essentials8/23/20142:00-3:15 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Review techniques for writing college application and scholarship essays that stand out.​ To register for this workshop, click here​.

College Application Tips + Hands-on Assistance8/28/20145:30-6:45 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Learn to successfully complete a college application and put what you learn to the test in a hands-on computer session. To register for this workshop, click here​.

Financial Aid Essentials9/3/20145:30-6:30 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options, scholarships and work-study. To register for this workshop, click here.​​​​​​
Scholarship Essentials + Hands-on Assistance9/11/20145:30-6:45 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Review tips on searches, essays, and letters of recommendation followed by hands-on assistance in our computer lab. To register for this workshop, click here​.

Essays Essentials9/17/20145:30-6:45 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

Review techniques for writing college application and scholarship essays that stand out. To register for this workshop, click here.​​

College Zone9/18/20144:00-5:00 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

​​Join us for this informal teens-only gathering (high school grades 9th-12th)​ to talk about college while enjoying snacks, games, and activities. No registration required; just show up and have fun!​​

College Application Tips + Hands-on Assistance9/23/20145:00-6:15 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library

​Learn to successfully complete a college application and put what you learn to the test in a hands-on computer session. To register for this workshop, click here​​.​

Elementos Esenciales de Ayuda Financiera9/27/20142:00-3:00 p.m.Biblioteca Burton Barr

​Este taller compartira ideas sobre como pagar la universidad, aceptando ayuda financiera, y buscando becas. Para inscribirse en este taller, haga clic aquí​​​​.​​