College App Hackathon + College Fair

Organized by I AM O'Kah! Inc.
The Startup Nest, Baltimore
Oct 21st 2017
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The College App Hackathon is a two-part event intended to help students maximize the funding they receive to attend college and polish their applications to be more competitive for admission.

PART I: Reduce the Cost of College through Early Action!

College Fair offering intimate access to colleges, universities, and programs starting at 10a – 3p

Several Colleges will offer: On-site Admissions, Scholarship Decisions, and Fee Waivers 

Meet with Colleges and Universities that offer up to Full-Ride Scholarships

Learning about opportunities to reduce the cost of college or technical training

Event is FREE but Time Entry Pass is required. One pass per high school senior - family welcome to attend.

Bring copies of your transcript and SAT/ACT Scores:

Go home admitted to college!

Several colleges are also making Financial Aid Awards on-site!!

Featured Colleges, Universities, & Programs:

Alabama State University    Alcorn State University       Baltimore City Community College   

Bowie State University          Cheyney University of PA             Clark Atlanta University   

Coppin State University        Delaware State University             Johnson C. Smith University   

Long Island University - Brooklyn    Morgan State University     Philander Smith College   

Trinity Washington University           University of Baltimore         Jackson State University

Stokes Educational Scholarship      CollegeBound Foundation            Year Up Baltimore 

BCCC - Honors Program  Maryland Air National Guard


Are your overwhelmed with the Financial Aid process?

Let Frank FAFSA help you get prepared



PART II: Reduce the Cost of College through Better Preparation!

Available Workshops: Financial Aid, College Essays and FAFSA Preparation

Leave with hackathon with your college applications and FAFSA completed!


Featured Speakers:


Event Organizers

Paula Dofat, College Counseling Consultant and CEO, College Info Guru LLC:Paula Dofat is an award winning Director of College Counseling and featured subject of the Fox Searchlight film STEP, which documents her college guidance of the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women’s first graduating class. Paula has over 17 years experience in college counseling, and touts an impressive 100% college acceptance rate with 10% of her 2017 graduating seniors receiving full-ride scholarships.



is a Baltimore-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit that provides scholarships and prepares high school students for college and their future careers. To date, I AM O’Kah! has distributed over $15,000 in scholarships to students attending University of Maryland, University of Baltimore, Towson University, Hampton University, Morgan State University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland and University of Miami. Our High School Cohort program embodies Kahdine’s vision of scholarship coupled with mentoring and is providing college and career prep to students from four Baltimore City high schools.


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