Black College Expo 2015: Over 50 Resources for Students

Last Updated on October 21, 2014

A Talladega College recruiter hands a prospective high school student some college information at the Black College Expo in Oakland, CA.
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The Black College Expo will once again return to five cities in the United States in 2015. A program of National College Resources Foundation (NCRF), it aims to cut down the high school dropout rate and increase graduation and college enrollment rate among underserved and underrepresented youth. For over 15 years since its inception, BCE has helped more than 375,000 students enroll into college, and have given away over $500,000 in scholarships. In 2015, it will be back for its 16 annual event featuring a very informative and exciting college fair, and showcasing well over 50 HBCU’s and educational organizations and programs. Let’s see why should you care to attend the Black College Expo 2015.

Various benefits of attending the Black Expo 2015

  • BCE will help 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! However, be sure to carry a copy your transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.
  • The Black College Expo 2015 will provide you information about various available scholarships and will help you avail 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.
  • Few life changing seminars such as “How to get scholarship for college”, “411 for student-athlete,” and “Why attend an HBCU” will be the highlights.

The Black College Expo 2015: When and Where

Oakland, California January 24, 2015
Los Angeles, California January 31, 2015
Houston, Texas February 28, 2015
Washington, D.C./ Maryland Coming Soon
Atlanta, Georgia March 28, 2015

Even though the entry to the Black College Expo 2015 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 the event or to purchase tickets visit the National College Resources Foundation website.

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