Paul K. Mueller,
News Services, 919/515-3470
County College Fair Welcomes Students, Parents
from more than 100 colleges and universities will answer
questions from parents and high-school students at this
year’s Raleigh/Wake County College Fair, to be
held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the
Center on the campus of North Carolina State University.
The event is free, and families from Wake County and
surrounding areas are invited to attend.
In addition to learning about the college
admissions process, parents and students can attend
workshops on financial aid and preparing for college.
Representatives from all branches of the military will
also be present to answer questions.
The annual College Fair is sponsored
by the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars
and Admissions Officers (CACRAO), NC State and the Wake
County public schools.
According to Martha Harmening, associate
director of admissions at NC State, the College Fair
is designed to be a convenient and informative resource
for area families. “We encourage middle-school
and high-school students and their parents to attend,”
she said. “It’s open to students from public
and private schools, as well as home-schooled children.”