Mexican Consulate to Host Steps to College in February
Photo: Steps to College
Latino high school students are invited to learn about college admissions and financial aid at Steps to College 2013 in Natomas, on Feb 2nd.
Steps to College 2013 is a higher education event presented in both Spanish and English, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento located at 2093 Arena Boulevard.
This year’s Feria Universitaria or University Fair is expected to attract 2,500 students from all throughout Northern California. There will be representatives from dozens of California colleges and universities providing information about their admission process.
The objectives of Steps to College 2013 are to:
- explain the full array of resources available for Latino students to finance their higher education
- expose Latino families to the admissions process on Northern California higher education institutions
- and assist Latino students in completing their student aid applications
Student workshop topics will include Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); Financial Aid; College and University Admissions; and Consular Affairs. Students will learn more about available scholarships and the Cal Grant program.
Students will have the opportunity to apply on-site for the California Dream Act financial aid. The new application launches on January 1, 2013. Visit www.csac.ca.gov for more detailed information on the Dream Act.