PLANO (Jan. 28, 2016) — Representatives from Collin College’s pre-admission partner colleges and universities will share information on the pre-admission program’s benefits at a Destination College workshop on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

“Collin College Pre-Admission Partnerships: Transferring to Universities” will cover the application process, financial aid, scholarships and ways to prepare for college. Representatives will meet parents and students during individual breakout sessions and information tables from university partners and Collin College will be available for browsing.

The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit For more information, call 972-377-1772.

Destination College is a Collin College initiative that helps high school students and their parents get ready for college, no matter which institution they choose. A full list of seminars is available by clicking “Upcoming Events” at

This event will be followed by an encore of the Destination College series’ most popular workshop, “The Magic of Storytelling: How to Write a Successful College Essay,” on Tuesday, March 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. That workshop will be hosted by Marilyn Kaufman, M.Ed., one of 25 college counselors on the Princeton Review National College Counselor Advisory Board.

Another workshop, “Getting Started at Collin College: For New Students” is planned on Tuesday, March 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Center.


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Allen, Plano and Rockwall. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas. For more information, visit