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Scholarships, college planning tips and free pizza at NOVA

October 30, 2009

On Nov. 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m., three Northern Virginia Community College campuses will present “College Night in Virginia,” a free event that provides college planning advice. The seminar is open to everyone no matter which colleges they are considering. Attendees can register to win one of the $500 scholarships that will be awarded by a random drawing at each location.

“College Night” will begin at 6:30 p.m. with free pizza and soda. Presentations include choosing the right college or program, understanding the financial aid process, finding scholarships, and learning about the importance of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

“College Night” will take place at NOVA’s Alexandria, Annandale and Woodbridge campuses. Go to for location details and additional information.

College Night in Virginia is sponsored by Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) in partnership with Project Discovery, SCHEV, VirginiaCAN and VASFAA.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 60,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site,