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College Fair

For all Juniors and Seniors, who are interested in applying for College, come to the field house, Thursday October 12th in the morning, to attend the GNBVT College Fair. All Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to visit the fair with their Shop or Related teacher.
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Some things to know before the College Fair…

  • Review the list of participants
  • Do your homework! List the schools you want to speak with and check out their websites for information
  • Dress the part!

You should come prepared with some questions about the college. Below are some examples…

Admission Questions

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  • What are the admission requirements? Do certain majors have special requirements?
  • How do you prioritize GPA, extracurriculars, recommendations, essays and class rank?
  • What majors do you offer? Which are most popular?
  • What are the application deadlines?
  • What is test policy (are you test optional)?

Student Life/ Housing

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  • What does the campus look like on the weekends?
  • Are intramural, club or varsity sports offered?
  • Do you have fraternities/ sororities?
  • What is the % participation?
  • What type of housing is available? Is housing guaranteed?
  • What % of students live on campus?
  • How are roommates selected?

Financial Aid

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  • How much is tuition?
  • When is the financial aid deadline?
  • What types of aid are offered?
  • Will I need to complete forms in addition to FAFSA?
  • What kind of students receive merit based aid?

In The Classroom

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  • What is the average class size?
  • Are online and asynchronous classes available?
  • Who teaches classes- professors or grad students?
  • When do I have to declare a major?
  • Do you offer tutoring, career counseling or workshops?

A list of the colleges that are going to be present at the fair are listed below:

  • Albertus Magnus College
  • American International University
  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption University
  • Bay Path University
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Bristol Community College
  • Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
  • Colby-Sawyer College
  • Curry College
  • Dean College
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Educational Opportunity Center
  • Emmanuel College
  • Fisher College
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Framingham State University
  • Franklin Cummings Tech
  • Franklin Olin College of Engineering
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Gordon College
  • Husson University
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Keene State College
  • Lasell University
  • Lesley University
  • Maine College of Art & Design
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Merrimack College
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • National Aviation Academy
  • Nichols College
  • Northeast Maritime Institute
  • Paul Smith’s College
  • Plymouth State University
  • Regis College
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rivier University
  • Roger Williams University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Salem State University
  • Simmons University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Stonehill College
  • Suffolk University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maine Fort Kent
  • University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • University of New England
  • University of New Haven
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western New England University
  • Wheaton College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University