College Connect Tempe



Saturday, March 28   ~  10 a.m.-noon
Tempe Public Library

Join us for tips and strategies specifically designed to help juniors get the most out of their senior year. We’ll address a variety of topics that will prepare students to make a smooth transition from high school to college.

- Preparing for College
- Senior Year Checklist and Timelines
     - Letters of Recommendation, resume and personal statement
- Summer Opportunities
- Researching Colleges
- Test Prep
     - SAT/ACT


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Register for the March 28 workshop 

Watch the College Connect Tempe information video

Access Kaplan's On Demand SAT & ACT programs 


Colleges and Universities Financial Aid
Resources and websites Scholarship information

Each student who attends our workshops receives a flash drive loaded with invaluable college-related information, tips and resources provided by the City of Tempe and our educational partners. Click the links below to access this information to help you on your personal journey towards obtaining a post-secondary education.


- Personal Statements for Scholarships
- Scholarship Resources

Grand Canyon University
GCU Scholarships
- Scholarship Essay Writing

Mesa Community College
- Brochure
- Career Pathways (Front) (Back)
- Financial Aid Services
Steps Towards Enrollment

Financial Aid
2014-15 FAFSA Example Application
Financial Aid Resources

Resources and Websites
2014-15 College Test Prep and Test Dates
College Vocabulary
Resource Websites
University and College Websites

Dollars for Scholars
Native American Scholarships
- Personal Statements for Scholarships
- Scholarship Resources
- Scholarship Websites

Questions? Contact Denise Rentschler at 480-350-5209 or 

College Connect Partners: 

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The City of Tempe has partnered with Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, Tempe Elementary School District, Tempe Union High School District, and the University for Advancing Technology to create College Connect. The community-based program has been specifically designed to assist our youth in fulfilling their dreams of a post-secondary education.

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