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College Fair Season in Full Swing

September 30, 2013


October and November offer numerous opportunities for parents and students to attend college fairs and learn about higher education opportunities. Here are some of the major fairs coming up:

2013 College Scholarship Conference: Saturday, Oct. 26

Montgomery College is holding its annual College Scholarship Conference on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. The conference will offer information on scholarships, financial aid and admissions. The event is co-sponsored by MCPS and the Universities at Shady Grove. Visit for more information and to register.

Greater Washington D.C. National College Fair: Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from 9 a.m. – noon and 6 – 8 p.m. More information can be found at the National Association for College Admission Counseling website.

Hispanic College Fair: Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave. in Gaithersburg. Check with your school’s College and Career Center for permission slips and transportation information. A special information session for parents will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Boulevard in Gaithersburg. For more information, contact Patty Maloney at 301-353-8029 or visit the National Hispanic College Fair website.

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