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AL to host College and Career Crossroads event March 26th

posted Mar 1, 2018, 12:40 PM by TC Administrator   [ updated Dec 12, 2022, 11:36 AM ]
College and Career Crossroads is coming soon and you're invited! This annual college and career planning event will be held at Abraham Lincoln High School on March 26th, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, with check-in starting at 4:30 PM. The event includes a college fair, information sessions, and prizes.  Over 60 college representatives will be there.  Session topics include the college admissions process, accessing financial aid, strategies for finding scholarships, taking college classes in high school, Naviance, and more.   All 8th through 12th-grade students and their families are strongly encouraged to attend; come for part or the entire event.  Early registration is required. 
How to Register:
  • Go to
  • Click Students Register Now
  • Click on Iowa
  • Click the checkbox for Abraham Lincoln H.S. March 26th, Council Bluffs - Council Bluffs, Iowa, 
  • Click on Register Now at bottom of page
  • Start the registration form
  • Use the find the school button to search for your school
  • Complete only the mandatory questions (*)
  • Check the Terms and Conditions box and hit the Submit button
  • Your barcode will display-print it and keep it in a safe place!
If you provide an email address, two days before and on the day of the event, you will receive a reminder email with a copy of the barcode attached which you can either print or display on your smartphone at the fair. 
Here are a few questions to ask the admissions reps:
  • What are the admission requirements?
  • What qualities should prospective students have?
  • Which standardized test scores do you require?
  • What majors are offered? What's the most popular major?
  • What are the application deadlines for admission?
  • Are interviews required? Are there group or individual interviews?
  • How can I arrange a campus visit?
  • How long should I expect to wait for an answer once I submit my application?
  • How do first-year students choose their classes?
  • How many students will be in the classes I'm likely to take my first year?
  • What percentage of last year's freshman class returned for sophomore year?
  • How are academic advisors/faculty advisors assigned?
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Abraham Lincoln Counseling Center at 712-328-6484 or at

Attached you will see pertinent information regarding College and Career Crossroads including a flyer, registration information, and a quick College and Career Crossroads video produced by our own Abraham Lincoln High School students.  If you would like paper copies of any information, please let me know and we will be glad to provide them for you.  As a reminder, early registration for the college fair is required.