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BCPS Hosts 2nd Annual College Fair Students and Parents Can Learn More About College Options

Thursday, October 13, 2016
The 2016 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) College Fair takes place on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, from 6 – 8 p.m. The second annual College Fair hosted by BCPS is free and open to the public.

As the process of applying to and selecting a college becomes more and more competitive and complex, students and parents need all the help and information they can get. The BCPS College Fair provides valuable resources for students and parents attempting to navigate the college admissions process. This is a great opportunity to learn about college options, academic programs, admission requirements and financial aid.

The BCPS College Fair gives students and parents a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and international, public and private, and two-year and four-year colleges and universities.  Participants can also attend workshops to learn about admissions requirements, financial aid, course offerings and campus environments, as well as other information pertinent to the college selection process.  FAFSA (federal student aid) completion labs will also be available. Workshops will be conducted in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole. Interpreters will also be available.

A counseling and resource center at the fair also offers students and parents personalized assistance and information on the SAT/ACT, FAFSA, Bright Futures Scholarships and more. College representatives and, high school counselors and advisors will be on site to provide information and answer questions. Students with special needs will be able to learn about programs and services at colleges and universities for students with disabilities.

The BCPS College Fair is conveniently located on the campus of Nova Southeastern University at the Don Taft Arena, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. For additional information, parking and campus location, and a list of participating colleges and universities exhibiting at the fair, visit browardschools.com/collegefair or call 754-321-2587.


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