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Tips for Attending College Fairs

College fairs are an all-inclusive way to find out about colleges of interest to you because a variety of college representatives are gathered together in one place. Use these tips to make the most out of your college fair experience.

  • Go prepared. Make a list of questions.
  • Make student information labels.
  • Take notes.
  • Check out the floor plan.
  • Pass out your resume/activities list.
  • Get business cards.
  • Attend information sessions.
  • Follow up.

To find out when local college fairs will be held in your area, contact your high school counselor. To find out the dates for the national college fairs, visit

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