Free college fair for students and parents at Pearlridge Center, Feb. 11-12

University of Hawaiʻi
Lesli Yogi, (808) 956-5443
Business and Community Outreach Specialist, Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education
Posted: Feb 9, 2012

Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education presents the "GEAR UP For College Fair," Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11 and 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pearlridge Center Uptown. Students and parents can take advantage of free college planning resources to help them navigate through the college application process.
WHAT:  GEAR UP For College Fair
WHEN:  Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11 and 12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE:  Pearlridge Center Uptown
Students and parents are invited to meet with college admission experts from the University of Hawai‘i campuses, Hawai‘i Pacific University, Chaminade and Brigham Young University to learn about their programs and the college application process. There will also be professional financial aid counselors onsite to provide advice on how to pay for a college education and help families complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) – a federal form that can help people qualify for federal financial aid and state and private scholarships.
For more information on the event, visit or call toll-free from all islands 1-866-808-4327.
Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education is a statewide partnership led by the Early Learning Council, the Hawai‘i State Department of Education and the University of Hawai‘i System that is working to strengthen the education pipeline from early childhood through higher education so that all students achieve career and college success. Hawai‘i P-20 partners share a sense of urgency about the need to improve Hawai‘i’s educational outcomes in an increasingly global economy. Visit for more information.