Navigating the transition from high school to college can be fraught with confusion and stress. Students and parents alike can become tied in knots. The people of Colleges That Change Lives are coming to Portland with a program that just might change the way you think about the entire college search process.
Colleges That Change Lives “was founded on a philosophy of building the knowledge, character and values of young people by introducing them to a personalized and transformative collegiate experience.”
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7 pm, Colleges That Change Lives College Fair
Oregon Convention Center Ballrooms 203 & 204
777 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
The program is free to the public and no pre-registration is required.
Onsite parking $10.00
The program begins with a 30 minute information session, followed by a college fair lasting approximately 1.5 hours.
So, what makes this event different from traditional college fairs?
1. This event is aimed at assisting students in engaging in a “student centered college search process” where the emphasis is on thinking outside the box, moving away from the rankings rat race, and concentrating on what students need to become the happiest, most engaged, and capable young adults possible.
2. Only a select number of colleges will be represented. This will not be an overwhelming experience. All of the colleges are dedicated to educating undergraduates and providing them with experiences that will best enable them to pursue individual goals, be it employment, graduate school, volunteer engagement or another self-defined path.
3. Attendees will come away with a clearer understanding of the transferable skills developed by a liberal arts education as well as tools for evaluating how well individual colleges can meet their academic, personal, and financial needs.
Representatives from member colleges will be available to provide information and answer questions. For a complete list of member colleges visit www.ctcl.org.
If you want to become inspired to think about the college search in a new way and learn about some fantastic colleges, some of which you’ve probably never heard of, plan to spend a couple of hours at the Colleges That Change Lives College Fair on August 2nd.
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