DCPS Goes To College

Event Location: Virtual
Date: 05/26/2021 Hours: 5:00-7:00pm

Meet with admissions officers from colleges and universities around the country, learn about writing college essays, hear from DCPS graduates about their experiences in college, and find resources to support your college goals and aspirations. We hope to see you there! Links to the sessions will be updated daily and can be found below!


DCPS Goes To College At A Glance

Wednesday, May 19

5:00 – 5:10pmWelcome/Opening Remarks
5:15 – 6:00pmOpening Session: Finding the College
6:10 – 7:00pmThe Guide to Graduation, College and Career Options

Thursday, May 20

5:10 – 6:00pmCollege Exploration 101: Useful tools to help with College Selection.
6:05 – 7:00pm

Essay Writing Workshop for 10th graders

Essay Writing Workshop for 11th graders


Friday, May 21

5:10 – 6:00pmUnderstanding the Cost of College: Financial Aid Resources and Options
6:10 – 7:00pmAlumni Panel on College Selection Experience

Sunday, May 23

3:00 – 6:45pmPCACAC StriveScan College Fair: Register Here

Monday, May 24

5:00 – 7:45pmPCACAC StriveScan College Fair: Register Here

Tuesday, May 25

5:10 – 6:00pmCollege Fair Panel 1Trinity Washington, North Carolina A&T State University, Delaware State, Towson, Williams College
5:10 – 6:00pmCollege Fair Panel 2Northeastern, Virginia State, Columbia University, University of Tampa, The Catholic University
6:10 – 7:00pmCollege Fair Panel 3Temple, Lincoln University, Johns Hopkins, Princeton University, Washington University in St. Louis
6:10 – 7:00pmCollege Fair Panel 4University of Maryland -Eastern Shore, Marshall University, Bucknell University, George Mason University, Elon University

Wednesday, May 26

5:10 – 6:00pmCollege Fair Panel 5Texas Tech, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tufts, George Washington University, College of the Holy Cross
5:10 – 6:00pmCollege Fair Panel 6University of the District of Columbia, Pomona College, University of Maryland, Norfolk State