Detroit, MI Area College Fair Event


Sunday, October 25, 2015


Detroit Marriott–Troy
200 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084


5:00 p.m.  Pre-Event Hot Topics Discussion

Topics:  A college degree and the job market, issues concerning one of the most important financial decisions you will make, financial impact of graduating on time, navigating the admissions frenzy–reflections on the book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be”–Author, Frank Bruni, Gallup research:  Wellbeing  (Career, Social, Financial, Physical, Community), return on investment–a case study, the real scoop on student loan debt, choices and options for finding your passion, and college majors and interest inventories

6:00 p.m.  Registration and Refreshments Break
6:30 p.m.  Financial Aid: Strategies to Help Put All the Pieces Together
7:00 p.m. A panel discussion and meet-and-greet with several admissions representatives
7:30-8:30 p.m. College Fair (hors d’oeuvres/beverages will be served)

Participating Colleges

  • Concordia University, Ann Arbor
  • Concordia University, Chicago
  • Concordia University, Nebraska
  • Concordia University, Wisconsin
  • Luther College
  • St. Olaf College
  • Valparaiso University
  • Wartburg College
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