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Nearly 100 colleges to be at SWIC for annual college fair

BELLEVILLE – Southwestern Illinois College will play host to the annual Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair on Feb. 26 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Belleville Campus Main Complex, 2500 Carlyle Ave.

High school and college transfer students have the opportunity to speak to representatives from nearly 100 national colleges and universities. College recruiters on hand will include the University of Illinois, the University of Missouri and the United States Military Academy at West Point and others. For a complete list of institutions, visit

Additionally, SWIC will offer three workshops to help students navigate the financial aid and transfer processes more easily:

• FAFSA Financial Aid Application Assistance – Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online.
• Financial Aid 101 – Types, Qualifications and Process – Find out about the numerous types of financial assistance available and how to apply.
• Transfer Planning Workshop – Learn tips and tools for beginning at SWIC and transferring to a university.

The college fair and workshops are free to the public.

For more information call (618) 235-2700, ext. 5526.

    From the Illinois Business Journal

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