Three special events on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Glenbard East:
The New SAT College Admission Test: What You Need to Know will be presented from 10:30 a.m. to noon with Effi Rouse, K-12 director at College Board, and Jeff Feucht, Glenbard District 87 assistant superintendent for educational services. The SAT has replaced the ACT as the college entrance exam to be given in the Glenbard schools and throughout Illinois. The SAT measures college and career readiness skills and is closely aligned to the high school curriculum. The SAT exam has undergone major changes, including what will be tested and how the exam will be scored. Juniors, sophomores and freshmen and their parents should attend to understand the revised SAT.
High school seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend the FAFSA financial aid completion workshop on Oct. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Glenbard East’s computer lab. Families will receive one-on-one assistance filing the FAFSA financial aid form online from financial aid specialists at the Illinois Assistance Corps.Please bring the following necessary documentation: 2016 Federal tax returns, 2016 W2 forms and record of untaxed income and investment/asset /business value. Assistance will be available in Spanish and English. Note the earlier deadline for filing this year’s FAFSA.
Also on Oct. 14, at 10:30am at Glenbard East, Ercilia Jonas of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will present on the College Admission Process in Spanish.
CPDUs are available. Continental breakfast and childcare will be provided. Glenbard East is at 1014 S Main St. in Lombard.