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HBCU College Fair and Decision Day

March 25, 2016

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications

HBCU College Fair and Decision Day

Tampa, Fla. – (March 25, 2016) – It will be a life-changing day for many high school seniors as they apply for college admittance and can receive a decision on the same day.

On Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Blake High School will host the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair and Decision Day, with representatives from nearly a dozen colleges and universities. The event will be held in the Blake High School media center located at 1701 North Boulevard, Tampa.

The schools will showcase the academic programs, campus life, and extracurricular activities available to students. Students will visit with several colleges and universities including: Bethune-Cookman University, Edward Waters College, FAMU, Florida Memorial University, Alabama State University, Albany State University, Fort Valley State University, Tougaloo College, Tuskegee University, HCC, and Hillsborough Technical Colleges.

Students can drop off their applications from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. They can then visit the college fair from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will end with a possible offer to be picked up from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Items required for an on-site decision include:

  • Completed application
  • Completed Residency Forms
  • Application Fee/Waiver
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essays
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