Various benefits of attending the Black College Expo
- The expo will help all students and student athletes to connect directly to various colleges, including HBCU’s. Moreover, it’s an opportunity to get accepted to the preferred college on the spot. Who knows your application fees might just get waived off too!
- The event will provide you information about various available scholarships and will help you apply for them.
- Here you will receive assistance with college preparation and readiness.
- For those who want to learn about NCAA eligibility requirements and various recruitment opportunities, there is much in store for you.
- Students will also get connected to internship, career, and vocational opportunities.
- A few life changing seminars such as “How to get a scholarship for college”, “411 for student-athlete,” and “Why attend an HBCU” will be the highlights.
How to Prepare for the Expo
- The event is for students of all ages.
- 11th and 12th graders should bring a minimum of 10 copies of official transcripts and ACT and/or SAT test scores.
- 11th and 12th graders, and even college students can get accepted on the spot.
- Be prepared to meet one-on-one with recruiters.
- Junior and seniors should submit their essay to “win DOLLARS for college.”
- Tickets are $10 at the door, $8 online and $7 for groups of 15 or more.
- Review the student preparation sheet from NCRF.
Expo Dates and Locations
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre
Date: February 4, 2017
Location: Oakland Marriot City Center
Date: February 18, 2017
Location: L.A. Convention Center (South Hall)
Date: February 11, 2017
Location: The Power Center
Date: November 12, 2016
Location: Bowie State University
Date: March 4, 2017
Brooklyn, NY College Expo
Location: Medgar Evers College
Even though the entry to the Black College Expo is paid, it is certainly worth attending. The small fee will expose you to the resources that will help you take positive career choices. Then who knows, you might just walk out with a scholarship! For more information about scholarship opportunities see the National College Resources Foundation Scholarship Guidelines.
Source: National College Resources Foundation