Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– High school students and their parents can visit with more than 100 representatives from in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities at the annual Illinois College Exposition College Fair hosted by Prairie State College (PSC).
The college fair will be held on Tuesday, October 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the atrium of the college located at 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. The fair is free and open to the public.
The annual event is organized by the South Suburban Counselors Fair Committee, which includes counselors from PSC, Bloom Township High School District 206, Rich Township High School District 227, Crete-Monee High School District 201-U, Peotone High School, and Marian Catholic High School.
Students and their parents can learn about programs, campus activities, and admissions requirements from university representatives. Attendees also can find out more about financial aid including state and federal grants, loans, as well as scholarships from representatives from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Current PSC students who are thinking about transferring to a college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree can learn about their transfer options at the fair.
“College fairs give students the chance to talk to admissions representatives and get the scoop on everything from what courses are offered to campus life,” said Sarah Hein, counselor/transfer coordinator at PSC. “College fairs also can help introduce students to new college options as well as ruling out others.”
For a complete listing of college and universities attending the fair visit, prairiestate.edu and click on College Fair: Oct. 20. For more information about the college fair, call PSC’s Counseling and Academic Advising Center at (708) 709-3506.