BCC HOSTS COLLEGE FAIR, OPEN HOUSE
From press materials issued by Brookdale Community College
On April 21 and 24, Brookdale Community College will host two separate events for high school students, career-changers and residents of all ages; designed to present comprehensive information on continuing education in a one-stop setting.
Representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities will be on hand at the Spring 2016 Monmouth County College and Transfer Fair, set for Thursday, April 21 inside the Robert J. Collins Arena at BCC. Between 6 and 8:30 p.m., county high school students and their parents are invited to meet face-to-face with college representatives and learn about available academic programs, financial aid opportunities, campus life, the application process and more. Current Brookdale students are also invited to meet with representatives from potential transfer schools during the free public event, sponsored by the Monmouth County Guidance Directors Association and Brookdale.
Represented institutions include schools from across the northeast, the south and the Midwest, including Rutgers, Penn State and Michigan State universities, as well as the University of Miami, Virginia Tech and the University of Arizona (go here for a full list of participating schools).
Monmouth County high school guidance counselors will also host a “Help Table” at the fair offering guidance to students about the college selection process. Robert Franek, senior vice president at the Princeton Review and lead author of the book “Colleges That Create Futures,” will provide a keynote address at 6 p.m. For more information please contact your local high school guidance office or call Brookdale Recruitment Services at (732)224-1857.
On the afternoon of Sunday, April 24, Brookdale will hold its annual Spring Open House inside the Collins Arena.
Between the hours of 12 to 2 p.m., high school students, career-changers and residents of all ages are invited to meet with Brookdale faculty, tour the Lincroft campus, and explore more than 50 degree and career training programs.
Staff will also be on hand to discuss available scholarships, financial aid, “Fast Start” programs for local high school students, continuing education programs for adults and more.
Representatives from partner universities such as Georgian Court University and Rutgers University will be available to discuss streamlined transfer programs, discounted tuition for Brookdale graduates and four-year degree programs offered in Monmouth County. Complimentary food will be provided by Brookdale’s Culinary Education Center.
Attendees who pre-register for the Open House are entered into a drawing for a $50 college store gift card. Go here to register and for additional information, or call (732)224-1857.