There are hundreds of colleges across the country with various majors and extracirrculars to choose from. Get the most information you can by actually meeting representatives from different schools, and start to find out what school might best fit your needs. College Fairs are an excellent opportunity to get a greater sense of what a school is like, what they stand for, and whether or not you can imagine yourself going there.
Several of these opportunities exist throughout the year, but here are some upcoming ones that you should take advantage of:
Exploring Educational Excellence - Brown University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University set up events all over the country to talk about their schools and programs. At these events, students can find out more about each university and speak to actual admissions representatives to discover what the schools are looking for in perspective students. Be sure to register before attending. Event Hours: Phoenix, AZ - Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 7:00pm and Tucson, AZ - Thursday, September 15, 2016, 7:00pm.
Greater Phoenix National College Fair - With well over 100 colleges attending, you can get a real sense of what the country has to offer! Located in Central Phoenix, come meet representatives from across the nation and start making your dream college list. Just make sure to register before attending. Fair Hours: Sunday, October 23rd, 2016, 11:00am - 3:00pm.