Get a head start on college with 6 free workshops

College Depot, a full-service college planning center that offers free one-on-one assistance, family consultation and workshops on all aspects of the college planning process, from financial aid to career exploration, will host six free workshops in September. College Depot is located on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library at 1221 N. Central Ave.

Getting Into Graduate School: General Overview for all Majors, Thursday, Sept. 2, 5 to 6 p.m. Is graduate school for you? Choose a school and market yourself to graduate programs.

How to Pay for College, Thursday, Sept. 9, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Figure out how to pay for college by exploring financial aid and scholarships.

Searching for Scholarships, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 5 to 6 p.m. Discover helpful tips to search for scholarships and craft a strong scholarship essay.

It's Not Too Late to Go to School, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2 to 3 p.m. This workshop will help adults figure out how to start or return to college.

Time Management for College Students, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn time management so that you can enjoy the college experience and be successful.

Applying to Out-of-State and Private Colleges, Thursday, Sept. 30, 5 to 6 p.m. Get general application tips for competitive private institutions and out-of-state schools.

Space is limited. Call (602) 261-8847 or e-mail college.depot@phoenix.gov to register or for more information.

For a complete list of workshops and events, visit phoenix.gov/collegedepot. Follow on Twitter at twitter.com/CollegeDepot.

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