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3rd Annual Rio Grande Valley Regional College Fair

Join us at the Rio Grande Valley’s only region-wide college fair on April 15, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Approximately 60 colleges from across the country and over 1,200 high school students and parents from the area are expected to attend.

WHO IS INVITED?

All high school and transfer students, including their families, and local educators may attend. This event is open to the public! 

COST?

Admission is free. 

DO I REGISTER FOR THE EVENT AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes! Let us know you’re coming to the fair. We will send you details about the event location, event map, and event parking. 

Day Fair (1:00 – 400 p.m.) – REGISTER NOW

Night Fair (5:30 – 8:00 p.m.) – REGISTER NOW

HOW DO I GET THERE AND WHERE DO I PARK?

Our regional college fair will be hosted at Casa De Amistad in Harlingen.  Free parking is available in any unmarked spot in front of the facilities or in the east side parking lot. Further parking and driving directions will be made available upon registration.

WHAT COLLEGES WILL BE THERE?

Register in advance to receive event updates and directions, including the full listing of all colleges, universities, and organizations attending our college fair.

BUSING STUDENTS TO THE COLLEGE FAIR?  

If you are a high school or college readiness coordinator and would like to bring a bus from your institution, please sign up as a group using the registration links provided above. Upon registration of your group, you will be contacted immediately and further instructions will be provided.

OTHER QUESTIONS? 

Contact Jon Cunningham

Register for Preparate!

Plan now to join your fellow educators at the Prepárate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conference this coming April. Register and book your hotel today to take advantage of the early rates.

April 9–10, 2019

San Antonio, Texas

Prepárate is for student advocates like you to learn, discuss, and share teaching strategies and tools that benefit our Latino students.
Attend sessions on:

  • Equality for Latino students
  • Practices for creating a college-going culture
  • Strategies to better support undocumented students
  • Pathways for Latino students

Register Now

2018 TACRAO Schedule – Rio Grande Valley

September 23, 2018

3:00 PM – Saint Joseph Academy

 

September 24, 2018

9:30 AM – Rio Grande City College Day

1:00 PM – La Joya ISD College Fair

5:30 PM – McAllen ISD College Night

 

September 25, 2018

8:00 AM – Mission CISD College Day

1:00 PM – Donna ISD

1:30 PM – Los Fresnos ISD College Day

6:00 PM – PSJA ISD College Night

6:00 PM – Sharyland ISD College Night

 

September 26, 2018

9:00 AM – Weslaco ISD College Day

1:00 PM – South Texas ISD College Fair

6:00 PM – Edinburg CISD College Night

6:00 PM – Rio Hondo ISD College Night

 

September 27, 2018

9:00 AM – Brownsville ISD University Day

2:30 PM – Port Isabel ISD

6:00 PM – Harlingen CISD College Night

 

September 28, 2018

9:00 AM – San Benito College Day

9:00 AM – Mercedes ISD

1:00 PM – Willacy County Rural School District College Fair

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