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First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
First Time Parents Guide to College
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First Time Parents Guide to College

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A presentation intended to educate parents of first-time college students that will entering Wilkes University.

A presentation intended to educate parents of first-time college students that will entering Wilkes University.

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    • 1. Michael Fox 510 Online Presentation
    • 2. A Guide to College for First-Time Parents V.I.P. DAY 2011
    • 3. GOALS/OUTCOMES-Important dates and timelines-Financial aid-Student and parent responsibility-Rules and regulations-Empowering students to use http://www.(lickr.com/photos/charles_kasso/4755821930/self-help tools that are available
    • 4. DATES & TIMELINESFebruary/March-Families file FAFSA form-Students begin to receive FApackages from schoolsMarch/April-Package revisions as tax info ischanged-Work with Admissions counselorsto understand expenses http://www.(lickr.com/photos/wagaboy/428509913/May-May 1st national deposit deadline
    • 5. DATES & TIMELINESCont’dMay/June/July-Register for orientation session-Complete orientation checklist-After June 1st complete loanobligations-Ensure guidance office submittedfinal transcript to Wilkes http://www.(lickr.com/photos/40491122@N03/3738306829/
    • 6. FINANCIAL AID (READY OR NOT)• Free Application for Federal Student Aid• PHEAA application (PA Residents)• Verification selection• Student award letters• Direct Loans (Stafford & Parent Plus)• Alternative Student Loans• Applying outside scholarships http://www.(lickr.com/photos/elizabethtowncollege/5596271890/• Billing dispersement
    • 7. RULES &REGULATIONSFamily Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)Academic Progress & Full-Time Status http://www.(lickr.com/photos/elizabethtowncollege/5596264742/
    • 8. SELF-SERVICE ACCESS• Wilkes Portal http://mywilkes.wilkes.edu • Orientation Checklist Housing Questionnaire Placement Tests Dorm Contracts • Financial management Bill transactions Payment Schedules Payment Plans • Academic progress
    • 9. V.I.P. DAY 2011

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