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US Embassy to host College Fair 2015

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2015 | 10:00 AM

Jamaican high-school students interested in studying in the United States will have an opportunity to explore their options at the United States Embassy's College Fair, to be held October 20-21.

The College Fair is organised by the embassy's Public Affairs Section in partnership with The Hillel Academy and the American International School in Kingston (AISK).

The event will serve to provide accurate, comprehensive and timely information about college opportunities in the United States.

Representatives from more than 47 colleges, including, Princeton, Yale and Columbia universities, will participate.

Counsellor for Public Affairs Joshua Polacheck said, "The US Embassy is happy to partner with Hillel Academy and AISK in providing a unique experience for Jamaicans who wish to study in the United States but

who have limited knowledge about the diversity of the

programmes offered at these institutions".

Scholarships & visas

In addition to student consultations, there will be workshops specifically designed to provide information on scholarship opportunities, the student-visa application process and international financial aid.

The United States Embassy's College Fair has been a long-standing activity, supported by the embassy's Education USA student advising centre.

The dates and times for the fair are as follows:

n American International School of Kingston - 2 College Green Avenue, Kingston 6

October 20, 2015

1:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

n The Hillel Academy - 51 Upper Mark Way

Kingston 8

October 21, 2015

1:30 p.m.-6 p.m.