College Entry Help Sessions at GCC

Written by on July 12, 2018

Press Release:

What: College Entry Help Sessions at GCC in July, August and September!

When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Genesee Community College ~ Room T122 – Conable Technology Building ~ One College Road, Batavia NY

Who: Anyone looking for some help enrolling in college!

Background: Are you looking to go to college? Change careers? Lost a job? The Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC) can help you figure out your next steps with its year-long schedule of open monthly sessions designed to get anyone started on their way to a college degree!

As with all AEOC services, these sessions are FREE and available both by appointment and walk-in! During these sessions, the AEOC’s outreach specialists will help potential college applicants with a variety of services, including:

Financial Aid Counseling: help completing the FAFSA, understanding various financial aid options including student loans and Pell grants, scholarship applications, retrieving transcripts and assistance with special circumstance applications

Enrollment Assistance: completing college applications or enrollment forms, ACT Test registration and completing Entrance Exam Prep through Accuplacer and transfer service

Veterans Services: AEOC outreach specialists are trained to assist any veteran in navigating services available for higher education

Career Services: the AEOC staff can assist with career exploration and navigation, financial literacy and more!

Both appointment and walk-in sessions will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 and Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Appointments are also available on additional dates by request. To schedule any appointment, please email or contact Adult Education Director Kate Trombley, M.S. at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6285.

It is important to note that these College Entry Point Sessions are not limited to students attending or planning to attend GCC. Anyone interested in attending any college or in need of assistance in getting started can participate. Information regarding GCC and all other area colleges will be available at these sessions.

Additional details and a list of the session dates for all of 2018 is available at:

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