Congresswoman Donna Edwards College Fair - October 13, 2012, 8:30-1:00, Silver Spring Civic Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910, http://www.donnaedwards.house.gov or call: 301-562-7960. Helping students and families understand & navigate the college preparation & application process.

Albert Einstein H.S. College Fair - October 18, 2012, 6-8 pm - All MCPS H.S. students & their parents are invited to attend. Ask questions about financial aid, majors, etc. Seniors may bring unofficial transcripts to share with admissions staff.

National Christian College Fairs - Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:00-9:00 pm, @ Grace Brethren Christian School, 6501 Surratts Road, Clinton, DC 20735. .For more information: www.nccf.us or 301-868-1600 x327.

Washington DC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair -  Sunday, October 28, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW,  Washington DC 20001 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 pm.

Baltimore National College Fair -   October 29-30, 2012 @ Baltimore Convention Cente , One West Pratt Street, Baltimore , MD. Oct 29 = 10:00 a.m.  to 1:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Oct. 30 = 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Hispanic College Fair October 31, 2012 @ Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center , Gaithersburg , (field trip) 9:30-12:30 for MCPS Latino juniors & seniors.  Permission forms required by October 24. Free bus transportation.

Greater Washington, DC National College Fair - November 7, 2012 @ Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW,  Washington DC 20001 DC from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00, & 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Black College Career Day - TBA - February 2013 @ Vermont Avenue Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 1630 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC - sponsored by the United Negro College Fund, 9:00-2:00, representatives from 75 Black colleges & universities are participating.  Contact information:  Henry Thompson, 301-899-5484 or lookuphmt@aol.com or Leah Durphy-Taylor, 301-625-9571 or ltaylor24@hotmail.com.

United Negro College Fund & MCPS COLLEGE FAIR @ Kennedy HS - February 13, 2013, 6-8 pm - All high school students (grades 9-12) are encouraged to attend along with parents. Eligible Seniors will be able to participate in on-the-spot admissions interviews if they bring completed college applications, transcripts, test scores & recommendations (if required). Fifty HBCUs are expected to exhibit and financial aid advice available. Sign up in the Blake Career Center if you plan to attend this event at Montgomery Blair H.S. Register online: hbcucf@mbhs.edu.

Jesuit College Night in Maryland - TBA - March 2013, 7-9 pm - Learn about the tradition, diversity and the distinction of 18 of the nation's Jesuit colleges: Boston College (MA), College of the Holy Cross (MA), Fairfield University (CT), Georgetown University (DC), Gonzaga University (WA), John Carroll University (OH), LeMoyne College (NY), Loyola College (MD)), Loyola University Chicago (IL), Loyola University New Orleans(LA), St. Joseph's University (PA), St. Louis University (MO), St. Peter's College(NJ), Spring Hill College (AL), University of San Francisco (CA), University of Scranton (PA), Wheeling Jesuit College (WV) and Xavier University (OH). Location: Georgetown Prep School, Hanley Athletic Center, 10900 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. For more info: 410-617-5012

MONTGOMERY COUNTY NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR - April 17-18, 2013 - Gaithersburg Fairgrounds - Blake Juniors are invited to attend this annual event on April 18 from 10:30-1:00 at the Montgomery County fairgrounds.  Permission forms will be made available in late March with a deadline date of April 11 for registration.   MCPS will provide school buses to transport students for $6 each and students must bring a bag lunch to eat on the way back to school.  Blake students will have the opportunity to speak with college representatives from hundreds of colleges and gather brochures.  Evening hours are planned on April 24 for parents & students to attend workshops together.  Stay tuned for further details!

COLLEGES THAT CHANGE LIVES FAIR - TBA - May 2013 - These fairs are offered all over the U.S.  They are coming to the DC area in May.  Featured are the 40 colleges that Loren Pope wrote about  in his exceptional resource book, Colleges That Change Lives.  For a list of participating colleges, specific sites and pre-registration visit the website:  www.ctcl.org.



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