Area & Virtual College, Career and Enrichment Events
Many events are virtual; be sure you read the details carefully. Nearly all virtual events require preregistration. Some organizatinos will offer recordings of sessions if you cannot tune in.
We list some events put on by individual colleges that typically draw our students' interest, but this list is far from comprehensive. Check the websites of the colleges that interest you for their events.
Fall 2021 Events
Meet with several excellent colleges all at once!
Despite the title, these events are not only for seniors!
Connect with hundreds of colleges! Students and families are welcome to attend for free. Sign up at virtualcollegefairs.org.
Most events are virtual. Dates range from 9/29 - 12/1. Tune in for assistance with the FAFSA or WASFA!
From virtual college fairs to financial aid events!
Learn about colleges from Washington to Maine, California to Tennessee, and lots of other states!
ARROW Intro to College Week Sessions
Videos produced August 2021 by the college reps who visit us: Intro to College Week 2021
- College Admissions Representatives Panel (covers many topics)
- Financial Aid Basics
- How to Write the College Essay
- The Year Ahead; Senior Timeline and Tips
See similar videos from August 2020 on the ARROW You Tube Channel.
Macalester College Workshops
Watch videos: Mac Workshop Wednesdays from Summer 2021
- What is a Liberal Arts College?
- Writing a College Essay
- Navigating Financial Aid
- Getting Your Letter of Recommendation
- Filling out the Common Application
- Mac Admissions and Financial Aid Deep Dive (U.S. & Int'l)
Coalition for College Events
Find on Coalition Past Events
- Fly-In and Diversity Programs
- Letters of Recommendation
- The College Essay
- Reporting Coursework
- Activities & Awards
and other videos related to financial aid, the Coalition Application, and the college search.
Visit Colleges Virtually!
Consult this aggregated list of colleges and the visit platforms & links: College Virtual Tours
For a few hints about each platform, see our Visiting Colleges page.