High school students and their parents are encouraged to attend the National College Fair to meet college and university representatives and attend workshops to help in preparing for college.
High school students and their parents are encouraged to attend the Jacksonville National College Fair to meet more than 100 college and university representatives from across the nation and attend workshops to help in preparing for college.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Associate Director of Enrollment Terry Hollingshead will lead two dynamic break-out sessions:
“Oh, the Places You’ll Go: Selecting the Right College”: Noon | Room 103
“Countdown to College: Year by Year Plan”: 1 p.m. | Room 103
FSCJ admissions representatives will also be onsite to answer questions on program of study options, admissions, enrollment, tuition, student life and more.
Students can register in advance online at www.gotomyncf.com. This makes navigating the fair and collecting information from multiple colleges and universities much easier for students. By pre-registering students can print a bar coded confirmation to be used on-site at the fair as an electronic ID. Pre-registration is not required to attend the fair.
WHO: Prospective and current college students and parents
WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015, from noon-4 p.m.
COST: Free admission and parking
WHERE: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, 1000 Water St., Jacksonville, FL 32204
MORE INFORMATION: Sponsored by the National Association for College
Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Jacksonville National College Fair draws thousands of students and parents each year.
For parents, the College Fair affords them the chance to collect valuable information on colleges and the college choice admissions processes. It provides some of what they need to adequately compare colleges and make decisions on issues such as quality of education, cost of attendance and academic support.
College fair information sessions will include sessions on the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, Federal Financial Aid, College Planning, Writing the College Admissions Essay, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, College Campus Services for Students with Disabilities, Scholarship Tips and Using the Web.