Big Future Days College Fair

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: College Board is hosting virtual events for high school students to connect directly with college admissions representatives and take action on the most important steps for college.

Colleges are grouped by regions with multiple events available from Feb 6th through March 11th. You can choose to attend all events or one event, but student registration is required.

What to Expect

  • Explore colleges in a way that’s not overwhelming, and show them you’re interested.
  • Take action on key college planning steps like searching for colleges and exploring careers and majors.
  • Listen, learn, and participate in live Q&A and online chat with admissions representatives and current students who have been through it all.
  • Download college planning resources, and drop in with questions for a college adviser.

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You can attend any event and more than one. Explore your college options in each region!

For more information or to sign up, click here.

Careers in Chemical Engineering

The Susquehanna Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is interested in providing students with information about Careers in Chemical Engineering.   

“Is Chemical Engineering For Me?” Seminar for high school students: On February 8th, a virtual seminar will be held from 6:30-8:30 PM via Zoom.  The seminar is open to high school students grades 9-12, parents, and teachers.  Information about this event and registration form are included in the document below: Susq AIChE Is Chemical Engineering For Me 2021.  Anyone interested in attending needs to complete the application form by February 7th.   

In addition to the Seminar, we offer scholarships to 1-2 seniors planning on pursuing a degree in chemical engineering.  Information about that scholarship is given below.   

Scholarship: Our section offers a one time $750 scholarship to 1-2 high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in chemical engineering.  Use the file below titled Susq AIChE Scholarship Application 2021 to apply for the scholarship.  Applications are due by March 27th.   

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

The first NACAC Virtual College Fair of the year is Sunday, January 31 from 1-7 p.m. ET!

More than 500 colleges and universities will present more than 1,500 Zoom sessions for high school students on January 31. It’s a great day to explore, ask questions, and demonstrate interest… all without leaving home.

Register for free at

Juniors/Seniors Important Deadlines and Opportunities

For Juniors- School Day SAT Test- March 3

Penn Manor has decided to offer juniors the opportunity to take the SAT school day exam at no cost to you.  This opportunity will take place on Wednesday, March 3rd.  Students will need to sign up to take the SAT.  The deadline to sign up is January 28th so please make sure to get signed up today! Fill out the following form to sign up:

For Seniors- Sallie Mae Webinar on the Next steps after College Acceptance: 1/27 and 1/28

You’ve spent a lot of time and hard work completing admission applications, taking tests and writing essays to get accepted into colleges.  Congratulations on your accomplishments!  Please join a discussion to learn about the next steps in your college journey.  This webinar will help you understand critical points with making your college decision.

Register now for a free webinar:You’ve been Accepted to College, Now What?Wednesday, January 27 | 2pm ET Register Now
Thursday, January 28 | 8pm ET Register Now

HACC Engineering Career Day Field Trip

Are you interested in starting your Engineering Career path early? HACC is hosting a virtual Engineering Career Day where you can learn from industry leaders and explore career opportunities in various types of engineering. This event will be Friday, February 26th from 9am until 12 noon.  This will be considered a virtual field trip. You must register by February 3rd using this form.

Click the file below for more information.

If you have any questions- reach out to Ms. Dana Wile or Mrs. Carrie Cortez.

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

The first NACAC Virtual College Fair of the year is Sunday, January 31 from 1-7 p.m. ET!

Spring 2021 Schedule
Students may attend as many fairs as they wish! Click the image above to see a list of colleges that will share information about their programs, majors, financial aid, and more on each fair date. Additional colleges will be added throughout the spring.

Four of these events are smaller Focus Fairs and are especially for students with special interests or residing in specific regions: STEM (Mar. 7), Performing & Visual Arts (Mar. 16), Western US (Apr. 10), Southeastern US (Apr. 20).

Connect Virtually
COVID-19 has shut down many opportunities students previously had for visiting, learning about, and connecting with colleges. NACAC aims to bridge that gap through these special one-day events.

At each virtual fair, students attend college presentations, learn about their options, ask questions, and demonstrate interest… all without leaving home.

This how-to-video will help walk you through this opportunity.

Financial Aid Assistance Webinars- January

In January, PHEAA will be offering two webinars:

  • Understanding the Financial Aid Offer and Balances

Thursday, January 7 – 6:30 PM (ET)
Thursday, January 14 – Noon (ET)
Thursday, January 21 – 6:30 PM (ET)
Thursday, January 28 – Noon (ET)

  • Borrowing for Education – Which Loan Should I Pick?

Wednesday, January 13 – Noon (ET) –
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, January 19 – 6:30 PM (ET)
Tuesday, January 26 – Noon (ET) –
Lunch & Learn

PHEAA PA Forward will help to assist in understanding and navigating through the
types of Aid listed, what you are being offered and identifying the balances and next steps needed. The webinars will also help review the different options and details associated with education loans to assist in sorting out this information. Q&A- interaction is encouraged.

For more information see the file below. Register here.

CTC Virtual Tours Available

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We are excited to inform you that the CTC will offer virtual program visits to students beginning next week (January 11, 2021). CTC Counselors will be facilitating the 25-minute virtual visits. Students will have the opportunity to view the classroom; converse with students, teachers, and counselors; view student projects, and possibly watch teacher demonstrations/lessons to make an informed decision regarding their program selections. 

This is a brand new endeavor, and will hopefully help students explore the exciting programs that CTC has to offer. You must contact Mrs. Basile ( by the end of the day on Thursday, January 7th to sign up for a virtual tour . This is a limited opportunity, but there are multiple time slots available.

Gaming Festival- January 15/16

The Video Game Clubs of America (VGC) is hosting an online Festival.

VGC is inviting students to a special free online event that is being held on January 15th and 16th.  We are holding a special gaming event for high school students which will include gaming tournaments, social gaming, and special panel discussions relating to college and career choices for students who want to pursue a career in gaming.  The event will be held over a discord server which can be accessed by registering at 

The schedule for this event is pictured below.

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