Pomona, CA, Sept. 27, 2012 - College- and tech school-bound students looking for a one-stop information location can find all they need at the So Cal College Fair, Oct. 5 and 6 at Fairplex. Hosted by The Learning Centers at Fairplex, So Cal College Fair will feature more than 120 colleges and tech schools, seminars and workshops geared toward helping students – and parents – find the road to success. Admission is free for the entire family.
The So Cal College Fair, presented by Toyota, Wells Fargo and OneWest Bank, is open to all students throughout Southern California. Participating schools include liberal arts colleges, UCs, cosmetology, professional, technical and culinary schools.
Presentations include how to choose the right college, understanding financial aid and athletic recruitment simplified from esteemed speakers including best-selling author and journalist Lynn O’Shaughnessy and former Stanford University and NFL player Julian Jenkins. Visit the on-site counselor center to ask questions about college requirements.
Hours are 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The college fair will be held at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center. Parking at the conference center is $5. Students may pre-register at socalcollegefair.com for a chance to win one of three scholarships in the amounts of $300, $500 and $1,000.
For more information, visit socalcollegefair.com.
Under the direction of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, the largest county fair in the world, as well as The Learning Centers which encompasses Fairtime Learning, The Child Development Center, The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC), and the Junior Fair Board. Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business with the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center, McKinley’s Grille, KOA RV Park, Finish Line Sports Grill and Cornucopia Foods. The campus is also home to the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts, Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona; horseracing and Barretts Equine Sales; as well as the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. For more information, please visit www.fairplex.com.