(North Dallas Gazette)

Choosing a college can be a life-changing experience. However, that experience can be a daunting challenge for prospective first-generation students whose families may be unfamiliar with college. Additionally, some families face financial or other limitations that prevent them from having their student visit an actual college campus.

Short of making an on-campus visit, college fairs where exhibitors bring the college experience to students often prove the next best option. That’s the idea behind the HBCU Experience set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Skyline High School, 7777 Forney Road. The fair will connect students in elementary, middle and high school with admissions officers, alumni, students, and representatives of fraternities and sororities from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). read more…


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