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MLK College Readiness & Success Summit:

Rising Above & Rising Beyond

On behalf of Edgewood College, in partnership with The College Station, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Madison Alumni Chapter, and the Urban League of Greater Madison, we cordially invite high school students and their families to participate in the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Readiness & Success Summit on Saturday, January 12 from 10:30am-2:30pm. The Summit will be hosted at Edgewood College located at 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI. 53711 in the Predolin Humanities Center. Check-in begins at 10:15am.

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 2nd annual Dr. MLK College Planning & Success Summit is designed to help students navigate the college admissions and financial aid process. High school students of color, first-generation students, and parents are encouraged to attend.

Topics will include

  • The College Search Process and How to Choose the Right College
  • Financing and Paying for College
  • Study Habits & Skills for College
  • Self-Advocacy and Adjusting to College
  • Leadership & Professional Development


  • 10:15 A.M: Check-in/ Registration/Professional Headshots
  • 10:45 A.M: Welcome and Keynote
  • 11 A.M – 12 P.M: College Search and Financial Aid Process
  • 12 – 12:05 P.M: Break
  • 12:05 – 12:35 P.M: Breakout Session 1
  • 12:45 – 1:15 P.M: Student Panel and Lunch
  • 1:20 – 1:50 P.M: Breakout Session 2
  • 1:55 – 2:30 P.M: Breakout Session 3
  • 2:30 P.M: Closing and Raffle

Space is limited, so register today!