The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) announce the Cleveland National College Fair to be held Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
To register students may log onto www.gotomyncf.com and see a complete listing of colleges and universities participating in the Cleveland National College Fair visit.
As the process of applying to and selecting a college becomes more and more competitive and complex, students and parents need all the help and information they can get. Attending a college fair is the best way to gather information about colleges and universities. The national college fair program provides valuable resources for students and parents attempting to navigate the college-admission process.
The fair allows students and parents to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and international, public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Participants will learn about admission requirements, financial aid, course offerings, and campus environment, as well as other information pertinent to the college-selection process. At the fair's counseling center, students and parents can discuss their individual needs with college experts.
"The resources and opportunities that the National College Fairs provide for students and their families are invaluable," said Greg Ferguson, NACAC Director of National College Fairs Programs and Services, "and admission professionals have been delighted by the caliber of students attending our programs."
Now in its 39th year, the National College Fair program annually helps more than 500,000 students and families nationwide explore their options for higher education, making it one of the most visible college recruitment tools in the country. In addition to the National College Fairs program, NACAC also holds Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs. These fairs are held during the fall and are designed to serve students with particular interest in the fine arts. NACAC currently sponsors National College Fairs and Performing and Visual Arts College fairs in 74 locations across the country. For a complete schedule, visit www.nationalcollegefairs.org.
Students can now register prior to attending these events. This makes navigating the fair and collecting information from multiple colleges and universities much easier for students. By registering, students can print a bar coded confirmation to be used on-site at the fair as an electronic ID. No more filling out information cards! Have students register online at www.gotomyncf.com.
Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 17,000 students, eight colleges and approximately 200 academic programs, CSU was again chosen for 2011 as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
NACAC is an Arlington, VA-based education association of more than 11,000 primary and secondary school counselors, independent counselors, college admission and financial aid officers, enrollment managers, and organizations that work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. Founded in 1937, the association is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process, as outlined in the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice. This program is also an approved program by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
The Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University is a Global Spectrum managed facility. Global Spectrum is the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field with more than 90 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The Philadelphia-based company is part of one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies, Comcast-Spectacor, which also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, and Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.
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