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NACAC Virtual College Fair is on Sunday, Jan. 31

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NACAC Virtual College Fair is on Sunday, Jan. 31

  

500+ Colleges and Universities to Offer Drop In, Zoom Sessions for High School Students and Families  FREE

  

Arlington, VA (Jan. 27, 2021) – The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) will offer the first virtual college fair of the year Sunday, Jan. 31 from 1 - 7 p.m. ET. 

High school students everywhere are invited to attend for free by signing up at virtualcollegefairs.org. More than 500 colleges (PDF list) will present more than 1,500 live Zoom sessions for students and families. 

NACAC is presenting a total of eight virtual college fairs this spring:

  • Jan. 31 – 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Feb. 28 – 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Mar. 7 – 1-5 p.m. ET – STEM Fair
  • Mar. 16 –4-8 p.m. ET – Performing and Visual Arts Fair
  • Mar. 21 – 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Apr. 10 – 3-7 p.m. ET – Western US Fair
  • Apr. 20 – 3-7 p.m. ET – Southeastern US Fair
  • May 2 – 1-7 p.m. ET

Students are welcome to attend as many fairs as they wish.

COVID-19 has shut down many opportunities for students to visit, learn about, and connect with colleges. NACAC aims to bridge that gap through these special one-day events that enable students to easily attend college presentations, ask questions, and demonstrate interest… all without leaving home.

“High school students have had so many disruptions in their lives. It's important to let them know that making plans for the future is still important and college is still important,” said Angel B. Pérez, NACAC chief executive officer. “These virtual college fairs are a reminder to keep pursuing their college dreams." 

This TikTok video highlights the Jan. 31 fair. Also available is a how-to video on how to participate.

 

About NACAC
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of nearly 14,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. 

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