The second annual Santa Clarita Valley College Fair, hosted by the
School District and College of the Canyons, will be held at College of the Canyons from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2005.
College-bound students, and their parents, will be able to meet college and university representatives from UCLA, UCSB, UC Berkeley,
West Point , Mount St. Mary’s College,
University , CSUN,
College , and the US Naval Academy, and many others.
In order to answer many of the common questions students and parents have about going to college, college representatives will be conducting seven Admission-related workshops:
* Exploring the UC system
* SAT Secrets 101
* Understanding the Financial Aid Process
* The Community College: Programs & Transfer
* Admissions Process of Private Schools
* The College Bound Student Athlete
"The Santa Clarita Valley College Fair is an excellent opportunity for students and parents to browse, pick up brochures, and talk with college representatives from some of the nation’s finest colleges and universities," said John McElwain, Director of Public Relations and Marketing at College of the Canyons. "We are pleased to host the SCV College Fair again this year," said McElwain, "and provide this opportunity for community members to meet with college representatives."
In 2004, an estimated 2,000 students and their parents participated in this event.
Admission to the Santa Clarita Valley College Fair is free. Free parking will also be available in the College of the Canyons Student lot.
For more information about the Santa Clarita Valley College Fair, visit the College of the Canyons website at www.canyons.edu.