COLLEGE VISITS

In the United States, the terms COLLEGE and UNIVERSITY are used fairly interchangeably. A College generally focuses on undergraduate education while a University will offer graduate degrees and promote research.

COLLEGE FAIRS

In addition to the internet and book resources, there are a number of ways to learn about the U.S. higher education system and to research specific colleges and universities. Every fall, the Fulbright Foundation hosts a College Fair that over fifty U.S. colleges attend. Admission is free of charge. The event offers students a chance to talk to U.S. college representatives and to Greek alumni and to gather materials on a number of schools. In past years, Columbia University, Davidson College, Northeastern University, Parsons, SCAD, UC Riverside, and Vassar College were among the participants.

If you are able to travel to the U.S., you might want to plan your visit around one of the National College Fairs or National Performing & Visual Arts College Fairs organized by the National Association of College Admission Counselors. Many European Universities visit high schools and conduct mini-fairs throughout the year. There is an annual Education UK Exhibition run by the British Council. Another great resource is the Netherlands embassy’s Education Fair of Dutch Universities.

Colleges and Universities Visited by Mrs. Gatzionis or Mrs. Contomichalos

Sarah Contomichalos is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and subscribes to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice Laura O'Brien Gatzionis and Sarah Contomichalos are associate members of the Independent Educational Consultants Association HECALogo Laura O'Brien Gatzionis and Sarah Contomichalos are members of the Overseas Association of College Admissions Counselors Laura O'Brien Gatzionis is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and subscribes to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice
Laura O'Brien Gatzionis and Sarah Kinney Contomichalos are members of the National Association for College Admission Counseling
and subscribe to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice.