FCPS Virtual College Week

Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23, 2020

Virtual College Week

Join us during our upcoming FCPS Virtual College Week and participate in one or all of the live virtual sessions. You will learn about the current college admissions process and how to be better prepared for the next chapter of your educational journey. Here is the calendar of events:

Monday, October 19, 2020

Paying for College

Time: 5 p.m.

Presenter: Tessie Wilson, College Access Fairfax

Exploring Naviance Student

Time: 7 p.m.

Presenter: Sarah Whipp, Naviance

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Are you Common App Ready?

Time: 5 p.m.

Presenter: Meredith Lombardi, The Common App

The Role of Standardized Testing in College Admissions

Time: 7 p.m.

Presenter: Susan Rexford, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Attend College in Europe - What you Need to Know

Time: 5 p.m.

Presenter: Cristina McCarthy, Universidad de Navarra

Dual Enrollment

Time: 7 p.m.

Presenter: Kendria Valle, Fairfax County Public Schools and Katie Aimone, Northern Virginia Community College

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Scholarship 101

Time: 5 p.m.

Presenter: Marian Kendrick, College Access Fairfax

Applying to a Military Academy

Time: 7 p.m.

Presenter: Jim Ripley, USNA Area Coordinator

Friday, October 23, 2020

5 Pasos para Ir a la Universidad - Consejos para Estudiantes del 9o. y 10o. Grado

Session in Spanish

Time: 5 p.m.

Presenter: Susie Statham, Fairfax County Public Schools

Considerations for Students with Disabilities in the College Search and Beyond

Time: 7 p.m.

Presenter: Maggie Contreras, Fairfax County Public Schools and Naomi Martinez-Jones, George Mason University (GMU) Office of Disability Services

Virtual College Week

You will receive a unique access link 24 hours before the event(s) that you registered to attend.

Coalition for College

Events and Registration

Go to College Fairs

Events will take place on Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1, 2020
Student Registration

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

NACAC Virtual College Fair Events:

Date Time
Sunday, September 13 12 - 8 p.m.
Monday, October 12 1 - 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 18 12 - 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 8 2 - 10 p.m.

To learn more information, visit NACAC Fairs

Student Registration

VACRAO Virtual College Fairs

Events will take place from Wednesday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Date Time
Wednesday, September 30 9 – 11:45 a.m.
Thursday, October 1 5 – 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, October 7 5 – 7:45 p.m.
Thursday, October 8  1 – 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, October 13 5 – 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, October 14 9 – 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, October 20 1 – 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, October 21 5 – 7:45 p.m.

Student Registration

NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list of all virtual college fair opportunities; additionally, dates and times are subject to change or may have a fee to attend. We recommend you check with the event organizer directly.

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