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The OSU African American and African Studies Community Extension Center
905 Mt Vernon Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43203
A college fair highlighting Colleges and Universities. This event is geared toward High School Students, but is certainly open to students of all ages. The colleges represented will set up individual tables full of information and giveaways. Attendees will have the opportunity to make their way around the fair and gain information on as many schools in attendance as they wish. Those students who are high school seniors and wish to apply, will have access to computers to complete applications on the spot. During the event, information will be provided about scholarship opportunities, essay writing tips, and insight on what to do after you have been accepted. The event will be open, meaning students and parents may come and go as they please and do not have to stay for the whole event in its entirety. Confirmed colleges and universities attending include:
The Ohio State University
Central State University
Kentucky State University
Florida A&M University
North Carolina A&T
Alabama State University
Additional colleges and universities will be added as they confirm.
Workshops for parents and students will be offered throughout the event. Topics include:
Scholarships– Presented by: Norma Richards
Norma Richards is a graduate of Howard University and the author of the new book, “Free Ride to College: A Guide to Grooming Your Kids for Academic Scholarships.” In this session, you will learn about acquiring hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship money!
Application Process/ Grants/ FAFSA – Presented by: I Know I Can
I Know I Can is the only college access program in Columbus, Ohio and one of the largest and most successful in the nation. In this session, you will learn all about the college application process.
After You Get Accepted – Presented by: Jazelynn Goudy
Jazelynn Goudy is a current Master of Fine Arts student at The Ohio State University where she studies Dance. She is actively involved on campus and serves on the Executive Board for the Black Graduate and Professional Student Caucus. In this session, you will learn about steps to take once you have been accepted to college!
Live music provided by DJ Zae (Wilberforce University Student)
THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! PLEASE RSVP AT THE LINK: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfdTe0oIe61R8WwXu_GgLBvUk3ms_VAz4Q4Gbf2Df1Pzmxy3g/viewform?c=0&w=1
*THIS EVENT IS APART OF JOIN WEEK 2018 EVENTS!
The College fair event is presented by CULYP, Columbus Urban League & The Ohio State University African American & African Studies Community Extension Center.