Burlington High School will be hosting two upcoming financial aid events. We highly recommend senior parents attend ( Class of 2012 ). Since both events are in January we felt it was important to remind parents before the December vacation. Please be sure to check out the side bar on the Guidance Blog for links to more specific information in regard to financial aid and scholarship information. Below are descriptions of each event:
Event: M.E.F.A. (Massachusetts Educational Financial Authority) Financial Aid Seminar
Date: Thursday January 5, 2012
Description: This seminar covers the financial aid process in detail. Carla Berg, Financial Aid Advisor at Bentley University, will be the presenter beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the BHS auditorium.
Event: FAFSA DAY 2012- http://www.fafsaday.org/
Date: Sunday January 29, 2012 2 :00 P.M.
Description: This is a non-profit volunteer driven effort across the state. This is the first time that Burlington High School will host this event. Parents and students will receive:
• Free assistance completing the FASA
• Access to experienced financial aid administrators, and FAFSA experts, available to answer FAFSA questions.
• Guidance on the financial aid process and next steps after filing the FASA.
Parents MUST register at http://www.fafsaday.org/. Although computer labs are available, it is highly recommend that parents bring a laptop that day. Also if any parents are interested in volunteering as a Support Volunteer (registration tables, setup, cleanup, etc) please feel free to register at http://www.fafsaday.org/volunteer.php
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The Guidance Department at Burlington High School will be hosting a Sophomore Parent Breakfast on Wednesday November 16, 2011, from 8:30-9:45 AM in the BHS lower Library. The purpose of this breakfast is to give parents of sophomore students the opportunity to have an open dialogue with all members of the guidance staff. The BHS Guidance Department has a variety of resources available for parents and students, and many topics will be covered that are relevant to sophomores, such as the MCAS, PSATs, career and college exploration, utilizing the Naviance program, and academic planning. Please join us for this informative event. We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP at by calling 781-270-1780.
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