This year, the Black College Expo 2023 will be in Los Angeles at the LA Convention Center – Kentia Hall. The expo connects students to positive post-secondary opportunities. Resources and services will be provided to help students prepare for, enroll in, and graduate from a degree and/or certificate program.
Even students from the 8th grade to 12th grade are encouraged to attend. There will be engaging seminars for both students and parents. But be prepared to meet with your favorite colleges. So bring available transcripts and GPAs.
Black College Expo 2023
We highly recommend that juniors and seniors not miss this opportunity. In fact, you can win dollars for college by writing an essay! However, the essay must be specific to ‘Why is a college education important to me?’ You can submit your essay directly to the National College Resources Foundation.
Seniors, juniors and college transfer students get to meet one on one with over 40 HBCUs. And over 150 other universities and colleges.
Moreover, students can get accepted on the spot! But you must bring your transcripts. Even some 11th graders can be accepted. This event is also free for college students, just show your ID.
Also be aware that the CDC protocol will be adhered to. Not only does this keep you safe, but also other attendees safe. So, wear or have your masks with you. You will also be required to have proof of full vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result.
Changing Lives Of Tomorrow’s Leaders
Unfortunately, many students are told that they are not college material. It is a poor way to communicate that other career paths may be more suitable for them.
Instead, we should be striving to prepare all students for success in college. If not a four-year degree, then some other recognized and reputable post-secondary credential. Knowledge is something that no one can ever take from you. Not to mention, people who graduate from college earn significantly more than those who do not.
Additionally, low-income students in particular benefit from college. They are three times more likely to make it into the middle class than their peers who earn no college credits. And it’s not just about money. College graduates are also healthier, more involved in their communities, and happier in their jobs.
Given these points, we urge you as parents to make sure your son or daughter attend the Black College Expo 2023. Even just being at the event will spark empowerment in them!
Look Ready, Be Ready
While the Black College Expo 2023 is a few weeks away, now is the time to schedule hair appointments. In addition to having the necessary credentials at the expo, students should also look their very best.
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