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Lone Star College ready to help students start close, go far

Ready to take a huge stride at the largest college in Houston? Then plan to attend a Lone Star College Open House taking place April 18-22.

“Attending an open house is a wonderful way for students and their families to get a sense of the college experience in a very informal and stress-free way,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “Students often tell stories about feeling nervous the first time they step onto a college campus. Attending an open house can help lessen that anxiety.”

Lone Star College Open House gives future students and their families the chance to meet LSC faculty and staff and learn about the many educational opportunities available at LSC. In addition, visitors will have a chance to win prizes, and free food and giveaways will be offered at all of the events.

“Lone Star College-North Harris has directed my life in a positive way,” said Jessica Tovias, current LSC-North Harris student. “I am more than glad that my first college experience was from attending Lone Star College.”

There are many great reasons for students to start close at LSC. They take advantage of high-quality higher education that is close to home and costs a fraction of four-year universities.

“It’s just not the cost savings,” said Head. “Students who complete their first two years of higher education at a community college like Lone Star College and then transfer to a four-year institution are more likely to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.”

LSC has many academic transfer degrees along with state of the art workforce and career training to help students launch successful careers.

Representatives will be on hand to answer questions about degree options, and financial aid information will also be available to help students learn about options to help pay for college.

The Lone Star College Open House schedule is:

LSC-CyFair

Saturday, April 22

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LSC-Kingwood

Saturday, April 22

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LSC-Montgomery

Saturday, April 22

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LSC-North Harris

Tuesday, April 18

4 – 7 p.m.

LSC-Tomball

Tuesday, April 18

4 – 6:30 p.m.

LSC-University Park

Thursday, April 20

4 – 7 p.m.

Click here to learn more about Open House and register for a chance to win a Lone Star College prize pack!

Worried you might miss out on college activities by attending LSC? Student organizations will be on hand to share what campus life is like, along with the numerous clubs and intramural sports that are available.

Students can also learn about the Honor’s College at LSC which offers high-achieving students the opportunity to graduate with Honors distinction. LSC also offers GED® classes for students to gain a high school equivalency diploma to apply to college, start training or get a better job.

Lone Star College hosts Open House week April 18 – 22 for students and parents to learn about the many advantages of attending LSC.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 95,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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