Wednesday March 8, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Capital Area Career Center 
611 Hagadorn Rd.
Mason, MI 48854

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Michele Strasz 
Capital Area College Access Network 

Launch Your Dream

College and Career Conference

Wednesday, March 8,

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

at the Capital Area Career Center, Mason


What are your plans after high school? Not sure where to start?

Come learn more at the 3rd Annual Launch Your Dream College and Career Conference. 

  • This event is designed for students, grades 9 through 12, and parents or adult mentors.  
  • The event features a College and Career Fair, College and Career Advising, and two workshops on Financial Aid and the College-going Experience.

This event is FREE but please register to be eligble for door prizes.  There will be FREE parking and food.



Schedule for the Evening

5:15 pm             Doors Open 

5:30 - 7:00pm   College and Career Fair plus College and Career Advising


      Session A:  6:00 - 6:45 pm 

Financial Aid Basics:  An overview of the financial aid process, types of financial aid, and the FAFSA process (Recommended for students and parents)

      Session B:  7:00 - 7:45 pm

 The College Going Experience (Youth-led Keynote):  The Waverly High School College Ambassadors will facilitate a panel with current high school and college students on the importance of college, how it's different from high schook, and the steps to take to be ready.

7:45 pm      Door Prizes and Evaluation

Need Transportation? 

Option 1:  CATA stops at the Capital Area Career Center.

Option 2:  Depart and Return from Lansing School District.  (Please note this option is only available if a minimum of 20 students register.)

Please be sure to register to secure your transportation!


Register Now! Thank you to our Sponsors!


Cum Laude Sponsors

Lansing Community College

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Michigan Department of Transportation

Honors Sponsors: 

Boys and Girls Club of Lansing, Olivet College, Davenport University, Morrow Roofing


CONFIRMED: College and Career Vendors

Air National Guard

Alma College 


Capital Area Career Center

Cleary University

College for Creative Studies

Davenport University

Douglas J

Ferris State University

Ingham County 9-1-1 Central Dispatch

Lake Superior State University

Lansing Community College (Over 10 Divisions Confirmed)

Kettering University

Michigan Department of Transportation

Michigan State University

Morrow Roofing Company

Northern Michigan University

Northwood University

Oakland University

Olivet College

Resolution Services Center

Saginaw Valley State University

University of Michigan Flint

U.S. Army

U.S. Marines

Western Michigan University

Young Entrepreneurs Academy- Michigan State Chamber of Commerce