Upcoming Events

Join us at MCPT for our extensive series of workshops, available throughout the year. We host over 125 events annually, primarily online for your convenience, with select sessions offered at local public libraries and high schools. All of our programs are free and open to everyone. Don’t miss out on these valuable learning opportunities—perfect for anyone interested in enhancing their college planning strategy!

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SAT & ACT Success
July 31, 2024 - 5:30 pm
This comprehensive workshop will answer all of your questions about college entrance exams. Families will learn key differences between the SAT and ACT, the best time to start studying, keys to achieving one’s highest score, and how the SAT/ACT can impact merit aid and scholarships.
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Empower & Excel: Successful College Transition for High School Students with 504 Plans & IEPs
August 15, 2024 - 6:00 pm
This workshop ensures students with learning or physical differences are fully equipped to unleash their potential in college. Families learn to navigate college applications and disability disclosure, transition from high school IEPs/504 plans, learn to self-advocate for accommodations, utilize campus resources and supports, develop essential academic strategies and self-care, and build confidence, leadership, and responsibility. This webinar is recommended for parents of middle school and/or high school students.
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Career Planning for High Schoolers: Focusing on Your Future
August 20, 2024 - 7:00 pm
Career planning is an essential first step for students planning to attend college, particularly for students still deciding on their career path. Proper career planning can help focus their college experience, minimize unnecessary student loan debt, facilitate on-time graduation, and be a stepping stone to a purposeful and prosperous career. This workshop outlines the career planning process for students, the expected outcomes, how a career plan can improve the student’s confidence in their future and even provides an overview of the financial side of college planning.