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OSSE Hosts 2012 Smart College Choice Expo

Friday, March 9, 2012
Mayor Gray to attend for greetings, remarks.

OSSE HOSTS 2012 SMART COLLEGE CHOICE EXPO

WHAT:  The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and Trinity Washington University will partner to host the 2012 Smart College Choice EXPO, featuring several college recruitment stations, preparation resources and on-site workshops for students and parents, including sessions covering financial literacy, college survival, college selection and DCTAG application completion.

Mayor Vincent C. Gray will engage with EXPO attendees and be on hand for remarks and photos during the event, free and open to the public.

WHEN:                

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Mayor Gray scheduled to arrive at approximately 11:30 AM)

Saturday, March 10th

WHERE:              

Trinity Washington University

125 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20017

 

WHO:                  

Mayor Vincent C. Gray

OSSE Staff, Counselors and Staff Volunteers

District of Columbia Students and Families

Over 40 College Recruitment Representatives

Trinity Washington University Admissions Staff

U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Specialists

BACKGROUND: The 2012 Smart College Choice EXPO will provide over 3,000 District, Virginia and Maryland students and parents the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives and financial aid advisors from universities and colleges throughout the country – including 40 top higher education institutions both enrolling and graduating D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) recipients.