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NMSU to partner with Hispanic Scholarship Fund, The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to offer virtual college camp Nov. 7

New Mexico State University will partner with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to host the HSF virtual College Camp Nov. 7. The free, bilingual college preparation workshops will be held on Zoom to help middle and high school students and their families learn more about how to prepare for college.


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Middle and high school students and their families have the chance to learn more about college preparation during the Hispanic Scholarship Fund virtual College Camp Nov. 7. New Mexico State University is encouraging participation in the free, bilingual event. (NMSU photo by Andres Leighton)

The half-day program is focused on topics such as preparing for and applying to college, selecting a college, paying for college, writing a personal statement, researching financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and understanding the cost of a college education. The program is offered in English and Spanish.

“NMSU is delighted to partner with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to provide another college information opportunity to our region’s middle and high school students and their parents and families,” said Tony Marin, assistant vice president of student affairs. “Much like the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s mission of empowering families with the knowledge and resources to successfully enter and complete a higher education, NMSU is dedicated to our mission of serving the diverse needs of our state and region through outreach. This event will complement the work that our outstanding public school teachers, counselors, career and technical education professionals, and administrators conduct on a daily basis to foster student success that leads to upward social mobility of our youth.”

The recommended registration is deadline is Nov. 6 to receive pre-program communication and confirmation details. Register at https://www.hsf.net/college-camp. For additional information, please contact the Student Success Center at 575-646-3136.