Previous College Fair WORKSHOPs SCHEDULE + VIDEOS

Each year at the Colorado Western Slope College Fair, presenters from the visiting colleges and universities put on more than thirty workshops for students and parents.

REVIEW THE 2019 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
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The Road Ahead

Tips for students and parents when preparing for college.

The College Essay

College Essay workshop presented at the Fair.

Financial Aid & Scholarships 2016

Financial Aid workshop presented at the 2016 Fair.

First Generation Applicants

Hear why colleges value diverse populations and the broad range of services (academic, social and emotional) to multicultural students and communities.

Standardized Testing

A guide to standardized tests and their place in the admissions process. Which tests to take? When and how to prepare?

Using Khan Academy for Test Prep

College Board and Khan Academy have collaborated to offer free SAT tutoring online. Learn how to use their services to practice and prepare.

Attending College Abroad

An increasing number of students are choosing to attend college abroad for academic, cultural and financial reasons. Learn about just a few of the unique options available.

Military Colleges, Academies & ROTC

Nominations and service obligations video presentation.

Gap Year & January Start

What is a Winter Start/January Start? Why would a student choose this? Taking a semester or year off before college can lead to transformative experiences. Hear about the many options and why colleges endorse Gap Years and offer Winter Start.

College Bound Student Athlete

Video for high school students looking to participate in College athletics programs.

Colleges That Change Lives

How the specific colleges featured and others can change lives.

Studying S.T.E.M.

21st Century graduates need more in-depth knowledge of STEM areas to solve present and future challenges. Learn about STEM majors, programs, research and careers.

Business Majors

Exploring Business School options, including programs, internships & more.

Community College Options

Begin your education and/or start your career with affordable two-year or four year degrees, training and certificates.

For the Artistic Souls

Whether your passion is performing on stage, playing in the orchestra, or honing your talent for acrylics, there is a college out there for you.