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 Find out about Kristen's latest campus visits, upcoming workshops, and get expert advice about your college admission questions.

 

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SPRING IS IN THE AIR, AND SO ARE COLLEGE FAIRS. 

In the fall and spring, many colleges send their admissions staff on the road to promote the college to high school students. A college fair is an educational opportunity for students and parents and a marketing opportunity for colleges. The University of Portland will be the host site for the Spring College Fair hosted by PNACAC (Pacific NW Association of College Admission Counseling). There will be approximately 125 colleges in attendance eager to tell you why their school might be a good fit for you. I encourage 10th and 11th-grade students and their parents to attend the fair. 

SPRING + HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR = COLLEGE VISITS

Spring is a great time for juniors in high school to visit colleges they have been researching, in preparation for a productive summer of finalizing their college lists and working on their essays and applications.  What?  You haven’t been researching colleges? Don’t stress! But now is the time to start so that you know where to apply this summer and fall.  Read here for tips on putting together your college list: http://bit.ly/collegelisttips.