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Are you considering attending college after high school and would like to learn more about what colleges are seeking in an applicant? Concerned about how to pay for college? Unsure of how to start the planning process?

Beaverton School District invites you to attend our upcoming College and Career Readiness virtual events. You'll hear from presenters about tips for setting a senior year timeline, how to write a compelling college essay and the basics of financial aid. The recordings for these events will be posted on this webpage shortly after the event for viewing, in case you're unable to attend.

These sessions are recommended for students in grades 10-12 and their families. Join us on Zoom. We look forward to seeing you!

Rising Senior Year Timeline & Tips: When to do what for post-high school planning

  • Selecting the right educational fit

  • Month-to-month plan of what to be working on

  • Topics include: testing, essays, applications, financial aid and scholarships

How to Write a College Essay

  • What is a college essay

  • What makes a compelling essay

  • What to write about

  • Writing tips

Financial Aid Basics

  • What is financial aid


  • Understanding your financial awards

  • Comparing the costs of schools

The Virtual College Information Session was recorded. Each of the three sessions were 30 minutes in length and were in the following order:

00:00:00 The Year Ahead- Senior Year Timeline

00:28:05 Wring the College Essay Writing

01:01:44 Financial Aid Basics