Presentation on theme: "Education. Go Get It. College for Texans Campaign."— Presentation transcript:
Education. Go Get It. College for Texans Campaign
Things you can do to help: Discuss college with your son or daughter Let them know you would like them to set goals for after high school Start a college savings for your child Do you want your child to PLAN on getting a College Education? We do!
You child can earn $1 MILLION more during their working career
Does it matter what classes they take in middle school? Yes! Your child can earn high school credits while in middle school. Taking some classes in middle school will allow them to take upper level classes sooner. For example: Speech Language other than English Algebra I
Encourage your son or daughter to prepare for higher education Take challenging classes Develop good study habits Read as much as they can Visit a college campus with them Ask questions and use resources
Having fun can count, too! Extracurricular activities are ways to learn outside the classroom. Teens can: Mentor a younger student Engage in community service by volunteering Explore possible careers www.careervoyages.gov
There’s a place for your child! Public two year colleges State technical universities Public universities Independent (private) institutions
Who goes to college? Kids like yours! More than a million students from different backgrounds are enrolled in Texas colleges.
How will I help my child pay for college? Financial aid can assist persons from any background pay for college. It doesn’t matter if your child is: Economically disadvantaged Male or female The first in your family to attend college There is a type of financial aid for everyone.
Types of financial aid: Scholarships Grants Work study / employment opportunities Students loans Parent loans There is a type of financial aid for everyone.
Questions? Call 1-888-311-8881 free of charge and speak with a College for Texans representative Se habla Espanol or visit www.collegefortexans.org and www.aie.org