With over 130 colleges and universities in attendance, the 2022 College Fair gave students the opportunity to meet with various admissions representatives. Hosted Oct. 13 during 3rd and 4th periods, the fair was organized by Heritage guidance counselors and run by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).
Current sophomores, juniors and seniors were able to gather information and meet with representatives from well-established institutions such as Harvard College, University of Chicago, Cornell University and Yale University. A wide range of Florida state schools were also present, including University of Florida, University of Central Florida and Florida State University.
Students were invited to ask each college about topics such as admissions, housing, location and scholarships to get a better idea of which colleges were best-suited for them.
Some college representatives were previous students enrolled at Heritage and didn’t mind sharing their experiences with other students. In fact, both Harvard and Vanderbilt representatives AJ Kolondra and Mateus Falci were previous editors of our very own Patriot Post!
“The college fair was a unique experience, and I’m glad I got to experience it as a tenth grader,” sophomore Mila Bond said. “Some colleges sparked my interest, and now I’m interested in colleges and places I never was beforehand.”
In order to stay in contact with students, representatives provided students with their emails or scanned QR codes provided by StriveScan in order to stay in touch. This program also allowed colleges to see students’ demographics, such as race, ethnicity, G.P.A. and SAT scores.