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Dear Counselor,

Help get the word out about the Spring 2022 season of NACAC College Fairs! Please see below for:

The following are the fair dates for Spring 2022:

  • Miami National College Fair
    Sunday, Mar. 13: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT
     
  • Pittsburgh National College Fair
    Thursday, Mar. 17: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT and 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Friday, Mar. 18: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
     
  • West Michigan National College Fair
    Monday, Mar. 28: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EDT and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT
     
  • Montgomery County (MD) National College Fair
    Tuesday, Apr. 5: 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT and 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT
    Wednesday, Apr. 6: 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
     
  • Northern New Jersey National Fair
    Wednesday, Apr. 20: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT and 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT
     
  • Orange County (CA) National College Fair
    Sunday, Apr. 24: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT

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).

 

Miami National College Fair: Sunday, Mar. 13


Pittsburgh National College Fair: Thursday, Mar. 17 and Friday, Mar. 18


West Michigan National College Fair: Monday, Mar. 28


Montgomery County (MD) National College Fair: Tuesday, Apr. 5 and Wednesday, Apr. 6


Northern New Jersey National College Fair: Wednesday, Apr. 20


Orange County (CA) National College Fair: Sunday, Apr. 24



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

 

 


Sample Newsletter Text

 

[Version 1: Spring 2022 season]

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, Jan. 30: Virtual College Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Feb. 8: Performing and Visual Arts Virtual College Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Feb. 15: Multi-Session Virtual College Fair: 9 a.m. -12 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. ET*
  • Thursday, Feb. 24 STEM Virtual College Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Apr. 3: Virtual College Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Apr. 12: Multi-Session Student Pathways Virtual College Fair: 9 a.m. -12 p.m. ET & 6-8 p.m. ET*
  • Tuesday, Apr. 26: Multi-Session Virtual College Fair: 9 a.m. -12 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. ET*

Don't miss these free, one-day events for high school students, transfer students, and families. Go to nacacattend.org/fairs to register for each program and to see the list of participating colleges. Then log in on any fair date to attend sessions, chat your questions, download informational resources, 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. 

 *Multi-Session fairs are different in that they will include two sessions over the fair day. The Student Pathways fair will follow this pattern and are geared towards students  taking alternate paths on their higher education journey (i.e., adult learners, gap year students, transfers, etc.).

 

[Version 2: Specific fair]

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

On [fair date], admission advisers from over 100 colleges and universities will be ready and waiting to talk with you at the NACAC Virtual College Fair. Sign up for free at nacacattend.org/fairs and see the list of participating colleges. Then log in on any fair date to attend sessions, chat your questions, download informational resources, 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. 

 


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.