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Scholarships, college planning advice and pizza during ‘College Night in Virginia’

October 27, 2011

On Monday, Nov. 7, Northern Virginia Community College 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 four $500 scholarships awarded by random drawing.

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with pizza and soda. Starting at 7 p.m., presentations will cover such topics as “Why College is Important,” “Choosing the Right College for You,” “Understanding the Financial Aid Process” and “Scholarship Searches and Scams.” Information will be presented in English and Spanish.

“College Night in Virginia” will be held at Freedom High School, 15201 Neabsco Mills Road in Woodbridge (across the street from NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus). For more information, contact Financial Aid Advisor Shirley Delgado at 703-878-5863 or sdelgado@nvcc.edu.

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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 75,000 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, www.nvcc.edu.