NC universities hold virtual fairs for high school students
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many college tours had to be canceled. Many colleges across North Carolina decided to hold a virtual fair to try and help students make a desicion about their college career, even during a pandemic.
STATE AND NATIONAL REPUBLICAN LEADERS WENT TO COURT TO FIGHT THE DEADLINE ON THAT EXTENSION. >>> GOOD MORNING. >> Reporter: WHILE, SEAN UNIVERSITY IS JUST ONE OF THE SCHOOLS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED TO STUDENTS THIS WEEK. BUT, I WANT YOU TO TAKE A LOOK AT THIS RIGHT HERE ON MY PHONE. THIS IS THE TYPE OF PROCESS THAT THE INCOMING FRESHMEN ARE GOING TO EXPERIENCE WITH THIS COLLEGE. THIS IS BEING LED BY NORTH CAROLINA'S INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. 36 SCHOOLS WILL TAKE PART IN THE ONLINE COLLEGE FAIR. STUDENTS CAN REGISTER WITH ADMISSIONS AND COUNSELORS AT THE COLLEGES OF THEIR CHOICE. DUKE, AND NC WESTLAND. SOME WILL BE A VIRTUAL WALK AND TALK TYPE OF TOUR OF THE CAMPUS. BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, SOME COLLEGES HAVE HAD TO MOVE THE ENTIRE APPLICATION PROCESS ONLINE. I THINK ANYTIME YOU CAN MAKE A CONNECTION, I WOULD DEFINITELY DO THAT TO MAKE THAT CONNECTION. I THINK THIS IS THE CATALYST TO THE START OF THAT RELATIONSHIP. >> FROM NOW THROUGH OCTOBER, MORE THAN 40 CAMPUSES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE WILL BE ALLOWING STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR FREE.