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Broward County Public Schools to Host 3rd Annual College Fair

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) hosts its third annual College Fair on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m., at Nova Southeastern University Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314. The College Fair is free and open to the public.

Attending the College Fair is an excellent opportunity for students and parents to explore their options for post secondary and higher education, and learn about financial aid and admission requirements.  Representatives from more than 125 colleges, universities, technical schools and all branches of the U.S. military will be at the College Fair to share information and answer questions about their institutions.

Thousands of students and parents attending the College Fair will meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from a wide range of public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Participants can attend workshops on finding money for college and navigating the college admissions process. Various workshops will be conducted in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole. Interpreters will also be available.

In addition, a counseling and resource center at the College Fair will offer students and parents personalized assistance and information on the SAT, ACT, FAFSA, Bright Futures Scholarships and more. College representatives, high school counselors and advisors will be on site to provide assistance and answer questions. Students with special needs can learn about programs and services at colleges and universities for students with disabilities.

For a complete listing of colleges and universities participating in the College Fair, workshop topics and more, visit browardschools.com/collegefair.

ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 93 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.

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