Annual College Fair Hosted By PSC Oct. 29 [10/9/13]

Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting the Illinois College Exposition Fair (ICE) from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Atrium on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

More than 120 representatives from in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities will be on hand to answer high school students’ and their parents’ questions about programs, campus activities, and admissions requirements. Current PSC students who are thinking about transferring to earn a bachelor’s degree also can learn about their transfer options.

There will be two financial aid seminars about applying for federal financial aid at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. in the Conference Center Auditorium. A seminar on athletic eligibility and scholarships also will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Center room 1315.

The annual event is organized by the South Suburban Counselors Fair Committee, which includes counselors from PSC, Bloom High School, Bloom Trail High School, Crete-Monee High School, Marian Catholic High School, Peotone High School, Rich Central High School, Rich East High School, and Rich South High School.

Sponsors for this year’s fair include Country House and Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

The fair is free and open to the public. For a complete listing of colleges and universities attending the fair, visit prairiestate.edu, select Transfer Students from the A-Z index, and then click on College Fairs at the top of the page. For more information call PSC’s Counseling and Academic Advising Center at (708) 709-3506.