For Immediate Release
Further information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5957
April 19, 2017 – High school students and their parents from throughout Northeast Pennsylvania are invited to attend The Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) Annual Northeast Regional College Fair on Monday, May 1, in the Scandlon Physical Education Center at King’s College.
Representatives from more than 150 colleges and universities from across the United States are expected to attend. Designed as a public service to benefit high school sophomores and juniors and their parents, as well as non-traditional and transfer students, this event is free and open to the public. No advanced registration is required.
The fair will be open from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. College admissions counselors will be available during the day and in the evening, and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions.
In addition, attendees are invited to attend three evening workshops. The first, titled “The Financial Aid Process,” will be held at 5:30 p.m. and will provide an overview of the financial aid process from a representative of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. The second workshop, titled “The College Search Process,” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. and will outline the college search process. The third and final session is entitled “So you want to go to Medical School,” will be presented at 7:15 p.m. and will outline the high school curriculum and college preparedness necessary to be successful in Medical School. All sessions will be held in the Scandlon Center, located on N. River Street.
Students and parents interested in getting more information about this fair may contact their high school guidance counselors. High schools throughout the region are encouraged to make arrangements to transport their students to the fair during the morning hours. School guidance counselors interested in arranging transportation for their students for the morning session, please contact Dr. Thomas Landon, Director of Admission Events & Community Engagement at King’s College, at 570-208-8389.
For more information on the Annual Northeast Regional College Fair, contact Anne Lew, Wyoming Seminary College Guidance Counselor, at 570-270-2125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the PACAC gathered recently at King’s College to plan for the annual Annual Northeast Regional College Fair, which will be held on the King’s campus on Monday, May 1. Pictured, first row from left, are: Noreen Phillips, LIU; Maggie Height, King’s; Anne Lew, Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School and PACAC College Chair; and Rachel Oberg, Misericordia University. Back row: Michael Nardelli, LIU; Dr. Thomas Landon, King’s; and John Barnes, Penn State University.