College and Career Night Out is a fun evening designed to help you explore college and career possibilities, gather scholarship information, and find out more about financial aid! There will be free pizza, great informational sessions, and the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches.
Eat free pizza and meet with college advisors and high school counselors in the cafetorium. Be sure to sign in at the front entrance.
5:30-6 p.m. | Informational sessions
Finding Money for College
College costs keep rising, but there’s a lot of financial aid out there! Come learn about college affordability options, from federal and state aid to community-based scholarship programs.
How to Choose a College
Unsure which college to attend? Newaygo County college advisors will lead a discussion to help guide you toward the school and career path that suits you best!
Top Ways to Prepare for College While in High School
Wondering how you might prepare for your next step after high school? Join this discussion on how to effectively use your time in high school to prepare for higher education and training. Learn about what colleges look for and how you can prepare, starting as early as a freshman, to set yourself for success in college and beyond.
6-7:30 p.m. | College fair
Meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches. Learn more about FAFSA, scholarships, and other resources available in Newaygo County. Information about Early College Newaygo County, the Promise Zone, and the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center will also be available.
College and Career Night Out is brought to you in partnership by Fremont Area Community Foundation and WE CAN! Newaygo County.
Questions? Contact WE CAN! Newaygo County at 231.924.8857.
Confirmed college fair attendees as of September 17:
Central Michigan University
Douglas J Aveda Institute
Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University
Ferris State University-College of Pharmacy
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Indiana Wesleyan University
Ironworkers Local 25 Training Center
Kendall College of Art and Design
Lake Superior State University
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan Army National Guard
Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights
Michigan State Police
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Muskegon Community College
Northern Michigan University
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
Saginaw Valley State University
Sheet Metal Workers Local 7
Siena Heights University
Spring Arbor University
U.S. Army Recruiting-Big Rapids
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
University of Michigan-Flint
West Michigan Plumbers, Fitters & Service Trades Local 174 Training Center
Western Michigan University