College Access ConferenceThe College Access Conference (CAC) is designed to offer guidance for high school sophomores and juniors as they prepare to navigate the college admissions process.
The College Access Conference is an annual conference hosted in June on the University of Maryland campus. The next conference will be scheduled for June 2018.
Conference sessions provide valuable information on topics such as completing the application, writing a college essay, getting involved on campus, applying for merit scholarships and financial aid, and choosing a career. The day also includes an information fair with representatives from our academic schools and colleges. The presentations from the June 2017 College Access Conference are provided below:
- Awaken Your Inner Turtle
- The College Search: A Step-by-Step Guide
- Money Matters: Paying for College
- Navigating A College Campus: Finding Your Way to Success
- Parenting a New College Student
- Proceso de Solicitud de Admisión a la Universidad
- The Transfer Process: Transferring from a Community College or Four-Year Institution to Maryland
- Writing a College Essay