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Dear Counselor,

Help get the word out about the Fall 2021 season of NACAC Virtual College Fairs! Please see below for:

The following are the fair dates for Fall 2021:

  • Sunday, Aug. 29: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Sept. 12: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Sept. 28: Northeastern US Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Oct. 3 Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Oct. 14: Midwest US Fair: 5-9 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Oct. 24: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 2: Arts & STEM Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Nov. 14: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET

The promotional resources below make it easy for you to inform students and families. The resources include social media graphics and lists of colleges that will be participating at each fair.

We can't thank you enough for letting students know about these opportunities to attend NACAC Virtual College Fairs to explore their college options. 

Sincerely,
NACAC Virtual College Fairs team 

 


Social Media Graphics and College Lists

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

 

Virtual College Fair 2021

Fall 2021 - NACAC Virtual College Fairs


Virtual College Fair 2021

Aug. 29 College Fair


Virtual College Fair 2021

Sept. 12 College Fair


Virtual College Fair 2021

Sept. 28 College Fair (Northeastern US)


Virtual College Fair 2021

Oct. 3 College Fair 


Virtual College Fair 2021

Oct. 14 College Fair (Midwest US)


Virtual College Fair 2021

Oct. 24 College Fair 


Virtual College Fair 2021

Nov. 2 College Fair (Arts & STEM)


Virtual College Fair 2021

Nov. 14 College Fair



Getting Started Resources

We encourage students to sign up at virtualcollegefairs.org and look around several days before each fair. They’ll want to start tagging the Zoom 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


General posts

  • Fall in love with your future college or university at #NACAC Virtual College Fairs. #collegeadmissions
  • Back to school mode activated. Join a FREE #NACAC Virtual College Fair! #collegeadmissions
  • #NACAC Virtual College Fairs will leaf you feeling confident in your college decisions. #collegeadmissions
  • Where are you applying to college? #NACAC Virtual College Fairs can help you answer this question. #collegeadmissions
  • My favorite part of Fall is #NACAC Virtual College Fairs. What’s yours? #collegeadmissions

Adaptable posts

  • Join #NACAC Virtual College Fairs on [insert date] to learn about various colleges and universities. #collegeadmissions
  • Find your perfect fit on [insert date] at a FREE #NACAC Virtual College Fair! #collegeadmissions
  • Fall in love with your future college or university at the [insert date] #NACAC Virtual College Fair. #collegeadmissions

Post for Aug. 29 fair

  • The end of summer means the beginning of your college search journey! Join a FREE #NACAC Virtual College Fair Sunday, August 29. #collegeadmissions

Post for Sept. 12 and Sept. 28 fairs

  • Welcome back students! The best way to start the school year is with a #NACAC Virtual College Fair. #collegeadmissions

Post for Oct. 3, Oct. 14, and Oct. 24 fairs

  • The college search doesn’t have to be spooky.  #NACAC is hosting a FREE Virtual College Fair! #collegeadmissions

Post for Nov. 2 and Nov. 14 fairs

  • I am thankful for higher education and #NACAC Virtual College Fairs. #collegeadmissions

 


Sample Newsletter Text

 

[Version 1: Fall 2021 season]

Find the College for You at NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Hundreds of colleges and universities from the US and worldwide will be ready and waiting to talk with you at these upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fairs:

  • Sunday, Aug. 29: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Sept. 12: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Sept. 28: Northeastern US Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Oct. 3 Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Oct. 14: Midwest US Fair: 5-9 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Oct. 24: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Nov. 2: Arts & STEM Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Nov. 14: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET

Don't miss these free, one-day events for high school students, transfer students, and families. Go to virtualcollegefairs.org to see the list of participating colleges. Then log in on any fair date to attend Zoom sessions, text your questions, and demonstrate interest... all waithout leaving home. It's a great way to connect with hundreds of collegs in a short amount of time to learn about majors, scholarship, and more. 

 

[Version 2: Specific fair]

Check Out this NACAC Virtual College Fair on [fair date]

On [fair date], admission advisers from hundreds of colleges and universities will be ready and waiting to talk with you at the NACAC Virtual College Fair. Sign up for free at virtualcollegefairs.org and see the list of participating colleges. Then, log in on the fair date from [fair times] to attend Zoom sessions, text your questions, and demonstrate interest... all without leaving home. Explore your options and find the college for you at this virtual, one-day event.

 


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.