How to Pay for College Seminar

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
1301 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
United States

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Maryland Institute College of Art Brown Center
1301 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21217

Please join Congressman Elijah E. Cummings for his annual How to Pay for College Seminar on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Brown Center, located at 1301 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217.

For 21 consecutive years, Congressman Cummings has hosted the seminar to inform constituents in Maryland’s 7th congressional district about educational opportunities and financial assistance programs to enable them to attain a college education. 

Nearly 30 exhibitors will be available to discuss their academic and financial aid programs with attendees from 5:00PM to 8:00PM, including representatives from community and state colleges, public and private universities and scholarship organizations. A list of confirmed exhibitors can be found here

A Financial Aid Panel Discussion will be held from 6:30PM to 7:30 PM in Falvey Hall. The speakers at the seminar are:

1. Ashley Harris - U.S. Department of Education – Office of Federal Student Aid

Topic: Federal Financial Assistance Programs & Completing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

2. Sharon Hassan - College Goal Maryland

Topic: College Goal Maryland & Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Assistance

3. Beneé Edwards - Maryland Higher Education Commission

Topic: Maryland Scholarship & Grant Programs

4. Kayla Bettenhauser- Central Scholarship

Topic: How to Search for Private Scholarship Opportunities

5. Aaron Lemon-Strauss - The College Board

Topic: S.A.T. Preparation & College Application Fee Waivers

6. Shanice Pereira - Morgan State University

Topic: The College Admissions Process & What Colleges Look for in Students

7. Julie Knox-Brown - Howard Community College

Topic: Why Students Should Consider a Community College to Begin Their Postsecondary Education

Please RSVP by clicking here, or by calling (410) 685-9199