County schools offer Senior College Application Boot Camp

The Office of School Counseling under county schools is launching a new Senior College Application Boot Camp to provide support to the Class of 2014.

The free program is open to all county rising seniors and will address a range of topics including the application, essay preparation, NCAA eligibility, selective admissions, applications to military academies, state scholarships and other financial aid. Guest speakers will include representatives of Georgetown and Tufts universities.

The boot camp will be held Monday, June 24, through Wednesday, June 26, at Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Ave., in Towson. On Monday and Tuesday, boot camp hours will be 9 a.m. to noon.On Wednesday, when the focus will be on scholarships and financial aid, parents will be invited to join their sons and daughters at the boot camp, and the hours that day will be from noon to 3 p.m.

Rising seniors who plan to attend the free boot camp should register, before the last day of school, with their school counselors.

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