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FCPS to Host College Fair, College Night October 16 and 17
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FCPS to Host College Fair, College Night October 16 and 17

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

 

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will host its 2011 College Fair on Sunday, October 16, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall and College Night on Monday, October 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School. High school students and their families are encouraged to attend these two events to explore postsecondary educational opportunities.

Representatives from approximately 400 colleges and universities, including two-year and four-year colleges as well as military academies and business and technical schools, will be on hand at both events to talk to prospective students.

At College Night, students can attend workshops on college and career planning, the role of standardized tests in the application process, writing the college application essay, financial aid, and information for student athletes and students with disabilities. Workshops are presented by college and university representatives and FCPS employees.Students are strongly encouraged to register online for these events. Registered students will receive an admittance pass which will be scanned electronically by representatives from the colleges they visit. Electronic registration eliminates the need for students to fill out a separate information card for each college. Students can register at www.fcpscollegefairs.com.  Additional information is available at http://www.fcps.edu/DIS/SchoolCounseling/FCPSCollegeFairNight/ . Fair Oaks Mall is located at 11750 Fair Oaks in Fairfax. Hayfield Secondary School is located at 7630 Telegraph Road in Alexandria. 
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