College Planning Night 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please mark your calendars for our annual College Planning Night on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6:30pm-8p.m. (room location TBD). Every student and their family is invited, but we strongly encourage all juniors and their parents or guardians to attend this crucial informational event.

The event will feature the following professionals:

John F. Pearson, a Financial Advisor with Barnum Financial Group who will discuss strategies that will help parents and students minimize college cost.

Caroline McCall, an Admission Officer at the University of Connecticut who will talk about the 4-year college application and admission process from the perspective of an admissions' representative. Caroline will share insights on what college admissions officers look for when reading college applications and provide tips that will help our students students stand out among many applicants.

Allison McCarthy, Associate Director of Admissions at Tunxis Community College who will inform the audience about the many programs and degrees available at Tunxis Community College. She will also discuss the college admission process at community colleges, including placement testing.

Kelly D. Pittman, Transfer Coordinator at Tunxis Community College who will speak about her role advising students who attend Tunxis Community College to complete general education courses with the intent to transfer to a 4-year college. She will be informing the audience about the "Transfer Ticket Programs" opportunity that Tunxis Community College has to offer.

Furthermore, a panel of PHS alumni will share their experiences with and tips on the college search, application and financial aid.

This is an opportunity that should not be missed. Please prioritize it.

We look forward to seeing you on March 13th! Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early as the event will start at 6:30p.m. sharp.