Explore the Possibilities at Bucks County Regional College Fair

Nearly 200 colleges and universities will be represented at free event for students and parents Thu. Oct. 10.

College-bound students and their parents are invited to explore the possibilities at the Bucks County Regional College Fair Thursday, October 10, at Bucks County Community College in Newtown. 

Representatives from nearly 200 accredited colleges and universities will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about their schools. It’s a good opportunity for students to get a better feel for a variety of different institutions, said Marlene Barlow, director of admissions at Bucks.

“Part of our mission at Bucks is to provide a full range of services to the community, such as this college fair,” she said. “We hope it helps students reach their fullest potential by considering all the possibilities of higher education.”

The fair includes state, public, and private institutions such as Albright College, Colgate University, Duquesne University, Hofstra University, Kutztown University, Lehigh University, Virginia Tech, and many more. For a list of colleges and universities scheduled to participate, visit http://www.bucks.edu/admissions/events/ .

The free event, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling, or PACAC, takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the gymnasium on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa., 18940. Ample free parking is available. For more information, visit www.pacac.org, e-mail admissionsevents@bucks.edu, or call 215-968-8107.

Jean Dolan
Assistant Director, Public Relations
215-968-8094/8093