NMC to host Applying to College 101 workshop

Applying to College 101

NMC will host Applying to College 101, a new event for students beginning their college search, from 6–7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9.

Admissions representatives will guide participants through the college application process, focusing on what to expect and time frames to be aware of. Co-sponsored with Northern Michigan University, the event will be held in the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center, Room 106/107 on NMC’s main campus. Food is provided. Students should RSVP here if they plan to attend.

Event takeaways:

  • Understanding application basics: Types of applications, fees, and other requirements like essays and letters of recommendation
  • Understanding application decisions: Early, regular and rolling
  • How transfer agreements and the Michigan Transfer Association can help you
  • How to find scholarships
  • What questions to ask a college representative
  • What to look for in a college
  • Student panel: Hear students’ personal experiences

Applying to College 101 precedes and prepares students for the annual College Night, set for Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 6–8 p.m., also in the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center. More than 45 colleges, universities and military branches will be represented at College Night, offering northern Michigan high school students a one-stop shop to evaluate their post graduation options. 


For more information:

Katie Sommer-Ford
Learning Services
(231) 995-1369



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