College admission and financial aid news for students, parents, and educators.

NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) is hosting free virtual and in-person college fairs during the winter and spring beginning in February. These fairs are very well attended by colleges located throughout the country and abroad. They provide a great opportunity for students to learn more about their schools of interest. To register for a college fair, please click here.

The  Teen Summer Expos events will be hosted in the Boston area on February 6-7. Find a rewarding summer experience for your teen by meeting directors from many programs including travel, adventure, academic enrichment, community service, internships, sports, language immersion, arts & theater, and more. To learn more, click here.

TeenLife is offering multiple virtual summer opportunities and gap year fairs in February, March and April. Please read more here. Registration for the events is required. To learn more, click here.

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) will be offering information sessions and colleges fairs throughout the US beginning on March 11 in Boston.

Six Colleges (Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams) is offering a free virtual event for high school families on March 14. Please visit this website to learn more.

Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School will host a spring college fair on March 18. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges, as well as gap year and internship programs. The college fair also will offer free webinars on college admission topics beginning on March 13. To learn more, click here.

The Education Cooperative is hosting a college fair at Westwood High School on March 29.

Coalition for College is offering multiple panel discussions and workshops this winter covering a wide range of topics related to the college search and application process. All events are free. Parents and students are encouraged to attend.

MEFA’s (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) programs are currently being offered virtually and provide age-specific information about planning, saving and paying for college.

GO Overseas is hosting virtual gap year fairs this winter. Attend a fair for free and learn about diverse gap year opportunities available for teens. Keynote speakers will also be sharing their insights on the value of a gap year experience. To learn more, click here.

15 on the 15th: Liberal Arts Colleges Across the U.S. is a group of 15 colleges that will be offering virtual events for prospective students on the 15th of each month from April–November 2023. This group includes Bates College, Skidmore College, Wesleyan University, and others. For additional information and to register, please read here.