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SWON Webinar - Helping Patrons find Scholarships for College

FREE for members ($15/$20) - Finding accurate, relevant, and up-to-date information on college funding for patrons is an information professional's dream -- or worst nightmare, and it can be difficult for users to tell the difference between helpful information and scholarship scams. Learn how to create programming and services about scholarships to help college-bound patrons of all ages achieve their education goals.

2/20/2018
When: 02/20/2018
11 - 12 pm
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


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Helping Patrons find Scholarships for College 

Description:

"Finding accurate, relevant, and up-to-date information on college funding for patrons is an information professional's dream -- or worst nightmare, and it can be difficult for users to tell the difference between helpful information and scholarship scams.

This session will:
- Introduce financial aid basics
- Identify local college and financial aid initiatives
- Review the pros and cons of some scholarship guides available in print and online
- Connect users with organizations, scholarships, and initiatives specific to Kentucky and Ohio"

Competencies Covered:

  • Adult and Older Adult Services
  • Patron Training
  • Young Adult Services

About the speaker:

Amy Estersohn is a former college admissions officer and college admissions consultant.  She has given presentations to organizations ranging from the New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors to librarians at YALSA's 2017 Symposium.  Her passion is working with librarians and libraries to support, streamline, and demystify college admissions and financial aid information.  She is also a member of ALA, YALSA, and ALSC. 

Cost

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$15 for members in our Ohio service area*
$20 for everyone else

*If you are outside of our service area, you may be eligible for a free or reduced rate via your 
Regional Library System. Please register via NEO, NORWELD, or SERLS for this discount.

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