Hawkeye Community College will host a college fair Tuesday, May 5, from 9-10:30 AM at the Health Education and Services Center on main campus in Waterloo.
More than 50 colleges and universities will be in attendance, including 11 of Iowa’s community colleges, Iowa’s three Regent universities, more than 30 private institutions from across the state, and colleges from Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, and South Dakota. The Iowa National Guard, Iowa Air National Guard, Iowa Student Loan, and the Iowa College Access Network will also be available. Attendees will be able learn about academic programs, financial aid, scholarships, housing, student life, and the admissions process.
Whether a high school student figuring out his or her next steps in life, or an adult looking to go back to school, the college fair provides a great opportunity to learn about the wide variety of degrees and programs available in Iowa and the Midwest. To make the most of the college fair experience, consider these simple tips and strategies:
Speak to many representatives and take notes for comparison later.
Be prepared to ask questions.
Ask about setting up individual college visits or attending a visit day.
Create a set of labels with your name and contact information to make filling out inquiry cards easy.
The event is sponsored by the Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 319-296-4000.