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Virginia Beach City Public Schools offers inaugural on-site college admissions program

Virginia Beach City Public Schools offers inaugural on-site college admissions program
Posted on 02/07/2019
Landstown High School senior Mason Klingenberg sat in one of a row of chairs outside a classroom at Green Run High School (GRHS). A sign posted outside the closed door read “Mary Washington College.” He looked relatively calm, considering the life-changing decision that was about to occur.

Klingenberg and more than 100 other students came to GRHS on a school night to consider their post-graduation options. In keeping with its mission to prepare students for college and careers, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) hosted it’s first-ever, on-site admissions and career program Feb. 6.

Robert Jamison is coordinator of the office of student support services. “We really wanted to have the opportunity for students, who could have been a little bit delayed in what they wanted to do, when it came to applying to two and four year colleges, to have another chance,” he explained.

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