CollegeCon 2017 is a free one-day conference that allows parents and students the opportunity to explore college possibilities through booths, keynote speeches, and small-group breakout sessions. This year’s event, held at Davis High School on March 18, drew over 1,400 attendees.
Representatives from the Utah System of Higher Education attended the event. Hundreds of students visited the StepUp to Higher Education booth and the Utah Educational Savings Plan booth to obtain information about college preparation, college savings, and financial aid. Additionally, USHE representatives presented three different breakout sessions on the following topics:
- You CAN Pay for College – Here’s How
- 5 Easy Steps to Prepare for and Succeed in College
- The Regents’ and New Century Scholarship