College and Career Fairs

College fairs provide an opportunity for students to speak with a number of college representatives in a single location and an easy way to get on the mailing lists of colleges you select.  Watch this space for a link to "Getting the Most Out of a College Fair" as we approach dates for scheduled career fairs.

Career fairs provide an opportunity to learn about a career from people who are working in the career.  You can discover the good things about a career, how you can get started, what the career requires, and even things with which you might have to deal.


College and Career Fairs in the Area



High school students, parents, and counselors are invited to one of the area’s largest college fairs to meet with representatives from over 200 colleges and universities.  Registration is not required.  There is no charge to attend nor is there a charge for parking which is available in Lots A and L across from Eagle Bank Arena.  For more information, visit

  • Wednesday, 28 March
  • 6:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Eagle Bank Arena, George Mason University
  • Free parking in Lots A & L across from the Arena


The Expo will host over 50 universities highlighting Historically Black Colleges and Universities plus other colleges and universities from across the country.  Attendees should bring their SAT/ACT scores and high school transcripts to possibly be accepted to college on-the-spot or qualify for on-the-spot scholarships.  Individuals interested in having a band application need to bring their instrument.  There is a cost to attend: $10 at the door, $8 for online registration, and there is an onsite parking fee.  For more information, visit or call 877.427.4100.

  • Saturday 3 March 
  • Expo from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm and After Party Show from 3 – 5 pm 
  • Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD. 



This free event is for any high school and undergraduate student with an interest in the veterinary medical profession.  Prospective veterinary students can meet with admissions representatives from veterinary medical colleges in the US and abroad.  Information sessions are offered to give information on veterinary careers and applying to veterinary schools.  Registration is now open at  For questions, email

  • Sunday, 4 March
  • 2:30 – 5:00 pm (This is a time change!!)
  • Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001


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