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College fair is set for Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The annual Tri-County Counselors Association College Fair is set for Tuesday in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Physical Education Building.

During the free event, high school students and parents will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 70 colleges and universities. The event will also feature an optional workshop in which parents and students can learn about financial aid opportunities.

The fair will run from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. During the morning and evening sessions, colleges and universities will have informational tables available, and students and parents will be free to speak with admission counselors at their own pace. The optional workshop will be held in the evening only.

For more information, contact HFM Career and Technical Center School Counselor Kathy Daley at (518) 736-4330, Ext. 4626, or via email at kdaly@hfmboces.org. Some local school districts are busing students to the fair. Contact your home district counselor for more information.

During the evening session, parents and students will be able to attend the Financial Aid and the Excelsior Scholarship Update workshop. The topic will be presented from 6:30 to 7 p.m. by FMCC financial aid coordinator Rebecca Cozzocrea. The discussion will provide an overview of financial aid options as well as help attendees to gain a greater understanding of the Excelsior Scholarship.

Colleges and universities to be represented are Albany College of Pharmacy, Alfred University, Allegheny College, Bryant University, Canisius College, Castleton University, Cazenovia College, Champlain College, Clarkson School, Clarkson University, College of St. Rose.

Also, Elmira College, Endicott College, Florida Institute of Technology, Franklin Pierce College, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Hartwick College, Herkimer County Community College, Hilbert College, Houghton College, Hudson Valley Community College, Ithaca College, Johnson and Wales University, Keene State College, Keuka College, King’s College, LeMoyne College, Manhattanville College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Mildred Elley College.

Also, Mohawk Valley Community College, North Country Community College, Paul Smith’s College, Plymouth State University, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Sage Colleges, Schenectady County Community College, St. John Fisher College.

Also. St. Lawrence University, SUNY Adirondack, SUNY University at Albany, SUNY Alfred State, SUNY Brockport, SUNY Buffalo State College, SUNY University at Buffalo, SUNY Canton, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Delhi, SUNY Empire State College, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Oswego.

Also, SUNY Plattsburgh, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, SUNY Potsdam, Union College, University of Connecticut, University of Maine at Orono, University of New England, University of New Haven, University of Rhode Island, Utica College, Wells College, Western New England College and Westfield State University.

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