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Record Number: 8512
Displayed from: Feb 16, 2012 , until: Mar 06, 2012
For today's student, continuing their education after high school isn't just a luxury, it's a necessity. Whether a student plans to go to college, enter a skilled trades program or enlist in the military, additional education will be a part of their future. For those planning on going to college, the Northeast Indiana College Fair is the perfect place to start. The College Fair will be Tuesday, March 6 at the Indiana University-Purdue University Fieldhouse. At least 75 colleges, universities and military units from in and around Indiana both public and private will have information available on programs and services offered at the fair. Representatives also will be available to talk with students about what they are looking for and what the school can provide. Students from East Allen County Schools and Concordia Lutheran High School will attend the fair from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Students from Fort Wayne Community Schools will attend from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. From 6 -7:30 p.m., the fair will be open for students and families who could not make it earlier in the day or who want additional information. From 7:30-8 p.m., there will be a financial aid information session for anyone interested in learning more about navigating the financial aid system. Admission to the event is free, and free parking is available on IPFW's campus. The fair is sponsored by: the Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling, Fort Wayne Community Schools, East Allen County Schools, Concordia Lutheran High School and IPFW.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.