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2017 Hawai‘i College Guide

(Sponsored) Application to Acceptance: Choose the best fit, find financial aid options, plan campus visits and more with this complete resource. Plus current students share firsthand knowledge on financial aid.



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Tips for Attending a NACAC National College Fair

Before the Fair ...

Answer the following questions to help determine what kind of school would be best for you:
 

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  • Do you want to attend a two- or four-year institution?  Coed or single sex?
     

  • What size school do you want to attend?
     

  • What programs of study are you considering?
     

  • How far from home do you want to go?
     

  • Do you wish to participate in any specific extracurricular activities or athletics?
     

  • Do you want to attend a school in an urban, suburban or rural environment?
     

  • Do you require any special services (i.e., tutoring, notetakers, readers, a TDD or an interpreter)?
     

  • Research your colleges of interest on the internet and in your guidance office/library.
     

  • Check dates and registration deadlines for college entrance examinations.
     

  • Register before heading to the fair. Watch the video about student registration at nacacnet.org/ncfstudent.
     

  • Watch a video for more information about what happens at a NACAC College Fair at nacacnet.org/ncfstudent.
     

  • Download and print the checklist to take with you to the fair.

 

At the Fair ...

  • Pick up a bag and a fair directory.
     

  • Visit with colleges and universities that you feel meet your criteria.
     

  • Talk with a college counselor at the counseling center if you have any questions or need help with your college search.
     

  • Attend a workshop.

 

After the Fair ...

  • Be sure to watch the videos about preventing anxiety during your college search and financial aid options at nacacnet.org/ncfstudent.

 

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