UNH Hosts College Fair September 27 and 28
Contact:  Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
September 11, 2007

DURHAM, N.H. – High school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to the University of New Hampshire College Fair Thursday, Sept. 27, from 7-9 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 28, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Field House on the UNH-Durham campus. Sponsored by the New England Association for College Admissions Counseling (NEACAC), the College Fair brings representatives of more than 225 universities and colleges together.

Representatives of participating colleges and universities from throughout the United States and Canada will be available to talk with prospective students, provide information about their institutions, and answer questions. The fair also offers representatives from Nellie Mae, New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), and the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF).

“This is a fantastic opportunity for college-bound high school students and their parents to question college representatives about admissions criteria, academic programs, and costs,” said Lucretia Wallace-Beaudet, UNH College Fair coordinator. “Guidance counselors from area high schools and representatives from federal and state education funding sources will also be available to answer questions.”

Students are advised to meet with their school guidance counselor prior to attending to begin discussing what type of higher education they are interested in pursuing and possible major areas of study. The fair is expected to attract 2,000 students, so arriving well-prepared will make for a more rewarding experience.

For a complete listing of the colleges registered to participate in the college fair visit http://admissions.unh.edu/visit/collegelist.html. For more information, contact Lucretia Wallace-Beaudet at 862-1360, or call the guidance office of your local high school.

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