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Win 'Cash For College' At The LA Convention Center

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Middle school and early high school students will have a chance to win college scholarships Wednesday and Thursday by signing an early commitment to attend college.

More than 13,000 education-hungry students are expected to attend the two-day College & Career Convention in search of "Cash for College" at the LA Convention Center.

The event is organized by the L.A. Area Chamber and UNITE-LA. "Cash for College" provides financial aid and college prep workshops, an exhibit hall full of college and career representatives and AB540 workshops that focus on higher education opportunities for immigrant students.

More than 90 college representatives from across the United States including USC, UC Berkeley and Harvey Mudd College will also be in attendance.

"Cash for College"

Wednesday, Dec. 7
8:30 - 1 p.m. - Workshops for High School Seniors
5:30 - 9 p.m. - Family Night and Scholarship Drawings (open to middle school and early high school students and their families)

Thursday, Dec. 8
8:30 - 1 p.m. - Workshops for High School Seniors

Los Angeles Convention Center (Hall K)
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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