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Thinking About College of DuPage?

Posted September 23, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services,Teen Services

On Monday, October 13th, College of DuPage is hosting an informational presentation for prospective students.

Information tables will be set up from 9am to 10:15am, with a Welcome and Admissions presentation running from 10:15 am to 11am in the Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center. From 11am to 1pm, there will be Breakout Sessions.

To RSVP for this event, go to admissions.cod.edu

Directions to the campus can be found at cod.edu/maps

College of DuPage is Offering FREE GED Classes

Posted August 19, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services,Teen Services

FYI-letters-redCollege of DuPage is offering FREE courses to help prepare students to take the GED exam. The GED courses are starting August 25th. All preparation classes and textbooks are FREE!!

Information sessions will be held on Wednesday, August 20th at 6 p.m. or Thursday, August 21st at 10 a.m. in the Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1406.

For more information, Call the Office at (630) 942-3697, or visit the website at www.cod.edu/ged

National College Fair Coming to Chicago

Posted August 14, 2014 | Posted in Teen Services

ncf_logo_largeOn Saturday, September 27th, the National College Fair will be at Navy Pier in Chicago, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.  There you’ll be able to meet one-on-on with college representatives from all over the country, and get information about choosing a major, financial aid and scholarships, and more.

Be sure to register prior to visiting the National College Fair by logging onto www.gotomyncf.com. After you complete the online registration, print the barcode information. When you attend the Fair, colleges will scan your barcode to access your information, allowing more time for one-on-one conversation.

A list of schools is available at the website.

Beware of Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

Posted July 1, 2014 | Posted in Teen Services

dollar signWhen applying for Scholarships and Financial Aid, you need watch out for unscrupulous companies trying to trick you into paying for information that is freely available elsewhere. Check out the below website for some helpful tips about how to avoid some of these scams.

http://blog.usa.gov/post/89858146982/beware-scholarship-and-financial-aid-scams

COD Improv Theater Group Puts On ‘Troll Booth’

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The Troll

The College of DuPage student theater group will perform an improvised production on Tuesday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Villa Park Public Library Annex.

The production, entitled “The Troll Booth,” is a script inspired by improvisation, where the Three Billy Goats Gruff collide with Goldie, the Three Bears and the Three Little Pigs. Finding out what fits all three and what it means to grow up is what pays the toll and the mighty troll.

The actors encourage everyone to participate, resulting in a lively “no-shushing” experience for the entire family.

The touring performance is directed by Amelia Barrett.

The event is free, but registration is required. For more information, check out the Villa Park Public Library website at www.vppl.info or call 630-834-1164, ext. 5.

More information is also available at www.AtTheMAC.org.

 

 

 

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