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Virtual College Fairs

Big Future Days: College Board’s First-Ever series of College Fairs are coming soon

Whether you have already started your college search or have no idea where to begin, we want to connect you with colleges that might be a good fit for you. Big Future Days gives you a chance to get information about multiple colleges from college admissions officers and current college students.

Five reasons to attend Big Future Days:

  1. Explore colleges in a way that’s informative but not overwhelming.
  2. Connect directly with colleges to get answers to your questions and show your interest in attending.
  3. Hear from current college students who know what it’s like on campus.
  4. Take key college planning steps like searching for colleges and exploring scholarships.
  5. Join these free events from a computer or mobile device.

• Big Future Day West and Southwest, Saturday, February 6

• Big Future Day Southeast, Tuesday, February 23

• Big Future Day Northeast, Sunday, March 7

• Big Future Day Midwest, Thursday, March 11

To register and learn more, go to http://cb.org/bigfuturedays

Prepare to Launch

Do you know what it takes to launch a successful life and career? Target is hosting Prepare to Launch, a 4-session virtual series starting Friday, October 16th, featuring employees and executives from over 24 companies (see attachment). You will get to meet these amazing speakers, along with successful tech entrepreneurs as they share stories, lessons learned, and must-have skills that have advanced their careers. We hope to see you there and can’t wait to help you launch yourself into a successful future!

Series Dates & Times: 

  • Be Curious: Friday, October 16th (8:45am – 11:00am)
  • Be Bold: Friday, October 30th (8:45am – 11:00am)
  • Build Meaningful Relationships: Friday, November 13th (8:45am – 11:00am)
  • Demystifying Tech Careers: Friday, November 20th (8:45am – 11:00am)

If you are interested, you must have an SRA. Register for Prepare to Launch | Register on Eventbrite using this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prepare-to-launch-tickets-114744722554. Once you register, we’ll have your email address and use that to contact you with updates and additional info about the event. Look for an email from TWIST.EPIC@target.com | On October 9th we’ll send a reminder email, Zoom link, and speaker schedule.. 

Virtual College Visits

Virtual college tours have been around a long time but during these unique times, they have become vital to students seeking information about post-secondary schools. The list below includes all twelve state universities and some private colleges with virtual tours. Several schools are offering in-person campus tours. Check the links below for more information.

State Universities

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University- Tallahassee, FL

FAMU Zoom Sessions every Friday through November 30

Florida Atlantic University- Boca Raton, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University- Fort Myers, FL

Florida International University- Miami, FL

Florida Polytechnic University- Lakeland, FL

Florida State University- Tallahassee, FL

New College of Florida- Sarasota, FL

University of Central Florida-Orlando, FL

University of Florida-Gainesville, FL

University of North Florida- Jacksonville, FL

University of South Florida- Tampa, FL

University of West Florida- Pensacola, FL

Private Colleges

Flagler College- St. Augustine, FL

Saint Leo University- San Antonio, FL

Stetson University- DeLand, FL

Nova Southeastern University- Fort Lauderdale, FL

Warner University-Lake Wales, FL

ASVAB March 9

Juniors and seniors interested in taking the ASVAB for military entrance or career exploration may sign up using the link or the QR code.

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Remind updates for seniors and juniors

Stay in the loop regarding college and career related information such as, SAT/ACT registration deadlines, scholarship opportunities and more by subscribing to the Remind account for your graduating class.

Seniors last name A-H: text @gartland to 81010   or email rmd.at/gartland

Seniors last name I-P text @gartland1 to 81010    or email rmd.at/gartland1

Seniors last name Q-Z text @gartland2 to 81010   or email rmd.at/gartland2

Juniors last name A-H: text @agartland to 81010  or email rmd.at/agartland

Juniors last name I-P: text @agartland1 to 81010 or email rmd.at/agartland1

Juniors last name Q-Z text @agartland2 to 81010  or email rmd.at/agartland2