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April 16, 2020

Mid-State college planning webinars aim to keep plans on track for students starting college this fall

April 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has many high school seniors facing uncertainty about their plans to start college this fall, and Mid-State Technical College is stepping up to help them explore their options locally. Mid-State’s “Stay at Home and Stay on Track” free college planning webinars will give participants the opportunity to hear about Mid-State’s resources and transfer options and get help adapting their plans to start college and stay on track to achieving their goals. 

According to Vice President of Student Services & Enrollment Management Dr. Mandy Lang, the new webinars add to the list of ways Mid-State is innovating to help students adjust to the impact of the COVID-19. “This webinar series will provide high school seniors and other potential students information as they explore post-secondary options,” Lang said. “During this unprecedented time, student plans and family situations may have changed. Mid-State is here to help students reach their career goals without traveling far from home.”

The College has set a goal is to have students ready to celebrate their post-secondary decision on May 1. They are also waiving the application of $30 through April 30.  

“The ‘Stay at Home and Stay on Track’ webinar series is just one way students and families can experience what life is like at Mid-State and learn how our affordable class options can keep them on track in a safe environment,” Lang said.

The webinars will be offered from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on the following dates.

Tuesday, April 21 – Start Here. Transfer There. 
Learn how Mid-State’s University Transfer Agreement can help you stay close to home while working towards a bachelor’s degree and save in tuition costs.

Friday, April 24 – Same Goal. New Path.
Designed for students with changing plans, learn how Mid-State resources are designed to meet your needs while providing the full college experience.

Tuesday, April 28 – Expand Your Knowledge. Enhance Your Savings. 
Do you have questions about the FAFSA? Are you wondering what scholarships are available for your program? Mid-State’s experts will guide you through the federal financial aid application and upcoming scholarship window. 
Mid-State will also celebrate National Decision Day, on Friday, May 1, with special sessions called “Ask. Decide. Apply.” These one-on-one sessions with an outreach coordinator are by appointment and include a walk-through of next steps, answers to questions and free application to the College.

Visit for more information, including links to join the new webinars and schedule appointments.