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College Counseling

College Planning Timelines 
Freshmen & Sophomore Year Timeline
Information about Illinois public Universities
The following link contains two valuable documents:
* 12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois
* State Universities in Illinois:  At a Glance
Moraine Valley Community College
Contact Andriana Esparza
MVCC Admissions Recruiter and D218 Representative
Contact Moraine Valley Admissions Office
MVCC High School Visit Day
Learn, Visit, Listen, Tour all that Moraine Valley has to offer
Monday, October 9th
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Heights, IL
Building G Room G110
MVCC College Night Fair
More than 150 public/private colleges, proprietary schools and armed forces
Wednesday, October 11th
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Heights, IL
Building H, Health Fitness & Rec Center
College Counseling Newsletters         
Here you will find bi monthly information about the college application, financial aid and scholarship process.                                                                            
College Application and Financial Aid Process
Senior Year College Bound Student Checklist
College Application and FAFSA Completion Wednesdays:
Dates: 9/20, 10/4, 10/18(No ISAC), 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13
Time: During lunch periods
Where: Astro Cafeteria
Who: Counselors, ISAC rep and MVCC rep will be available to answer your questions
Senior Workshops during lunch periods in the Astro Cafeteria:
Sign up on the bulletin board outside the counseling office to attend any of the following:
9/13 Navigating the Common Application
9/27 Writing Essay/Personal Statements
10/25 Scholarship Search 
11/22 Scholarship Search 
12/6 Tech & Trade School Information
Senior Workshops during Saturday School 9-11am in the LRC:
9/23 Writing Essay/Personal Statements 
10/28 Financial Aid/FAFSA Completion event for seniors and their parents