MPCHS hosting college and career planning, understanding financial aid night

Mt. Pleasant Community High School is hosting a college and career planning at 6 p.m. and understanding financial aid night at 7 p.m. for students and their parents in the High School Media Center on Thursday, Feb. 15.

A representative from the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.

Topics to be covered at 6 p.m. for college and career planning are the college admission process and requirements; college selection and campus visits; application process; understanding costs and cost of attendance; scholarships; and successful transitions to college.

at 7 p.m., the understanding financial aid presentation for high school seniors and their parents begins. It is suggested students bring their laptops. Topics will include the true cost of college; finding and applying for scholarships; grants; student loans; and filling out the FAFSA form.