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Photo of Martin Luther King. Event 9:45-2pm January 13, 2018 See info on page



MLK College Readiness & Success Summit: 

Renewing a Spirit of Courage

Saturday 1/13/18

On behalf of the Edgewood College Undergraduate Admissions Office and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with The College Station, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Madison Alumni Chapter, and the Urban League of Greater Madison, we cordially invite you to participate in the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Readiness & Success Summit on Saturday, January 13 from 9:45am-2pm. Lunch will be provided for summit participants. 

Get a jump start on college planning by registering for this educational summit in honor and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and advocacy for equal opportunity for all. The inaugural MLK College Readiness & Success Summit is designed to help you navigate the college admissions and financial aid processes. High school students of color, first-generation students, and parents are encouraged to attend. 

Topics will include:

  • The College Blueprint: Understanding the Basics
  • Strategies for Searching & Applying for Scholarships
  • Developing a College Going Mindset
  • I'm Going to College: Now How Do I Pay for It?
  • Tips & Tools to Write an Effective Personal Statement & College-Level Essay
  • College Access for ALL: Resources for Dreamers
  • Let's Get “Lit”: Learning About the Important Ways to Use Your Time
  • The Sit Down: Admissions & Scholarship Interviews
  • The Right Fit: Tips on Making the Final College Decision

Lunch will be provided for summit participants. Spanish interpreters will be available.

Space is limited, so please register today!