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Fall 2020 Virtual College Fair 11/8

NACAC Virtual College Fairs Fall 2020

Sign up now www.nacacfairs.org/virtual

Thinking about college? Here's your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world.

How? Attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair!

See the fall schedule below and the latest updates on www.nacacfairs.org/virtual.

Registration is now open Parents invited, too. 

 

Important:  do not wait until the date of the fair to get ready!

The interface is NOT good for jumping in immediately. Use the following to help.

We encourage students to sign up and look around several days before the fair date. There are so many colleges and Zoom sessions to choose from. "My Schedule" (and the reminders that students add there ahead of time) is a great way to organize their fair experience.

Note that the times listed on the site are EASTERN time; adjust for Pacific Time by subtracting 3 hours. 

Virtual College Fairs:  Quick Start Video

Quick Start Guide for Students 

 

Virtual College Fairs Fall Schedule

Save the date! More than 600 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these dates this fall:

Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as often as you like. Parents invited, too.

Simply log into virtualcollegefairs.org on these dates using your phone or computer. Learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

 

What to Expect

NACAC Virtual College Fairs are designed from the ground up as mobile experiences that are intuitive, informative, interactive, and fun.  

  • During each NACAC Virtual College Fair, hundreds of college and university representatives will be available to talk with you and other students.


  • Ahead of time, use the tools above (intro video and quick guide) to view what is available and figure out your schedule & strategy. Select the colleges and sessions that interest you and add them to your itinerary. This step is necessary for you to navigate the 1100+ sessions and hundreds of colleges. 
  • On the day of, use your itinerary to attend the colleges' live and interactive Zoom sessions. The sessions cover topics such as how to apply, financial aid, and student life. They are presented by admission staff and sometimes feature current students, faculty, or alumni. Watch, learn, and get your questions answered about academics, athletics, diversity, study abroad, and much more.

  • You can also meet virtually one-on-one with a college's admission representative. Just choose a meeting date and time.

  • And, no worries if you don't know where to start! Each fair offers informative Zoom meet-ups with the College Advising Center, Common App, and other organizations. Plus, you can easily connect with a college counseling expert for personalized advice via chat.