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Dear Counselor,

NACAC is offering a full schedule of virtual college fairs in Spring 2021. Would you help us get the word out to students and families? Promotional resources are below.

More than 100,000 students and families signed up for NACAC virtual fairs this past fall. We can't thank you enough for your help in letting students know about this opportunity to explore their options and get started on their college dreams. 

Sincerely,
NACAC Virtual College Fairs team 


Social Media Graphics and College Lists

You can download the following graphics and share on social media or emails. The graphics are pre-sized as follows: Facebook and Twitter (1600x900), Instagram (1080x1080), and Email (600x300).

 

Virtual College Fair 2021

All NACAC Virtual College Fairs


Virtual College Fair 2021

Jan. 31 College Fair


Virtual College Fair 2021

Feb. 28 College Fair


Virtual College Fair 2021

March 7 College Fair (STEM)

  • Social graphics: Facebook and Twitter | Instagram | Email
  • Video: YouTube
  • List of exhibiting colleges: View online | Download PDF 
  • NACAC workshops available at this fair (topics and titles finalized soon):
    • Building Your Identity in STEM Education: Learn the Obstacles Underrepresented Students in STEM Face

    • Bridging Entrepreneurship/Experiential Learning and Engineering

    • Does Size Matter? STEM Education at Small, Medium, and Large Schools

    • Exploring the Fields of Engineering

    • Applying for Financial Aid with a Focus on STEM Scholarships

  • Tips for STEM students

Virtual College Fair 2021

Mar. 16 College Fair (Performing & Visual Arts)


Virtual College Fair 2021

March 21 College Fair


Virtual College Fair 2021

Apr. 10 College Fair (Western US)


Virtual College Fair 2021

Apr. 20 College Fair (Southeastern US)


Virtual College Fair 2021

May 2 College Fair



Getting Started

We encourage students to sign up at virtualcollegefairs.org and look around several days before each fairThey’ll want to start tagging the sessions they want to attend on each fair date.

 



How-To Video

This short video provides an overview of how students can make the most of their virtualcollegefairs.org experience.


Quick Start Guide

This one-page quick start guide describes the major features of virtualcollegefairs.org. 

 

 

 


Sample Social Media Posts

  • The spring college fairs are here! Log in, drop in, ask questions & pursue your college dreams. Virtualcollegefairs.org #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • Want to talk one-on-one with a college's admission counselor? Schedule a virtual meeting at virtualcollegefairs.org. #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • April showers bring spring fairs! Check out virtualcollegefairs.org for Zoom sessions with 500+ colleges. #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • Hey students! Stress less about your college search with #nacacfairs. Register today at virtualcollegefairs.org  #collegeadmissions

 


Sample Newsletter Text

 

[short version]

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Find the college that fits you at an upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fair. It's easy! Just drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. It's one day to explore your options and get started on your college dreams. Hear about student life, majors and programs, financial aid, scholarships, and more, plus ask questions and text chat.

Sign up now for free at virtualcollegefairs.orgFamilies invited, too. Fair dates are: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, Mar. 7 (STEM), Mar. 16 (Performing & Visual Arts), Mar. 21, Apr. 10 (Western US), Apr. 20 (Southeastern US), and May 2. 

 

[long version]

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Thinking about college? Here's your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world.

How? Attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair!

More than 500 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these days:

  • Sunday, Jan. 31: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Feb. 28: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Mar. 7: 1-5 p.m. ET - STEM
  • Tuesday, Mar. 16: 4-8 p.m. ET - Performing & Visual Arts
  • Sunday, Mar. 21: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Saturday, Apr. 10: 3-7 p.m. ET - Western US
  • Tuesday, Apr. 20: 3-7 p.m. ET - Southeastern US
  • Sunday, May 2: 1-7 p.m. ET

Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as many as you'd like. Families invited, too.

Sign up now at virtualcollegefairs.org. Select which colleges you're interested in and set a reminder to attend their live Zoom sessions. 

Sessions cover topics such as how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more. You can watch, learn, and get your questions answered about academics, athletics, diversity, study abroad, and other topics. You can also text chat or meet one-on-one with a college's admission counselor by selecting a virtual meeting date and time.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

NACAC Virtual College Fairs are offered by the association that has represented counselors and admission officers worldwide since 1937. NACAC and its members are dedicated to ethical and inclusive service to students as they make choices about their higher education future.

 


Additional Learning Opportunities 

NACAC Workshops: In addition to colleges' Zoom sessions, NACAC also offers Zoom workshops for students and families. These are general, 30-minute information sessions. Enter "nacac" in the "search by college" to find workshops scheduled for each fair.

Sponsored Sessions: Sponsorship support for NACAC Virtual College Fairs is provided by PNC Bank, which offers informative Zoom sessions at each fair. Enter "pnc" in the "search by college" to find workshops scheduled for each fair.

 

 


Students: Information for students is available at nacacfairs.org/virtual-students.

Colleges and universities: Interested in exhibiting at a NACAC Virtual College Fair? Visit our exhibitor registration page or contact us at virtualfairs@nacacnet.org.