HBCU College Fair Set for February 17

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair returns as an in-person event from 6–8:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Co-sponsored by MCPS and the Montgomery County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), this free event at The Universities at Shady Grove will provide students in grades 8–12 an opportunity to meet representatives from more than 50 HBCUs. Representatives will share information and answer questions from students and parents about admissions, financial aid, testing, majors and more. There will also be a college preparation workshop for middle school students and parents, a discussion on college life, FAFSA completion assistance and scholarship information.

Students and parents must register to attend. Register. From Feb. 13–17, qualified seniors will be able to virtually interview with HBCU representatives. Students will be able to receive application fee waivers, scholarship awards and on-site admission. This free in-person event at The Universities at Shady Grove will provide students in Grades 8–12 an opportunity to meet representatives from more than 50 HBCUs. Representatives will share information and answer questions from students and parents about admissions, financial aid, testing, majors and much more. The event will also feature a college preparation workshop for middle school students and parents, a discussion on college life, FAFSA completion assistance, scholarship information and more. This event is co-sponsored by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the Montgomery County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Many HBCU representatives will hold virtual interviews with 12th grade students. During the interviews, students can potentially receive application fee waivers, scholarship awards and on-site admission. Qualified seniors will be able to interview with HBCU admissions representatives on February 13-17, 2023, from 8:30am to 4:00pm via Zoom. Seniors should meet with College & Career Information Coordinators (CCICs) to register for interviews. School Counselors and College & Career Information Coordinators will work with students to ensure they have the necessary digital documents for their virtual interviews and will help students prepare for their interview(s). Students can start by viewing how to prepare for common interview questions and what questions they should ask the HBCU representatives to help maximize their chances of acceptance.

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AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit

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