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More Than 100 Colleges, Universities Look For Students At North Point Mall

The free college fair fair offers guidance to high school students.

High school students can talk one-on-one with representatives of colleges and universities at  on Sept. 13, as the Georgia Education Articulation Committee’s (GEAC) Fall 2011 PROBE College Fair comes to town.

The fair, which will run from 6-9 p.m., is free and open to high school students and their families. The eight-week fall tour consists of 61 college fairs held at various schools and venues across the state of Georgia.

In addition to Roswell, attendees are expected from Cobb, Fulton, Forsyth, Johns Creek, Duluth, Cherokee, Alpharetta, Milton and North Dekalb. A few of the high schools include , , , , Walton, Lassiter, Northview and Chattahoochee.

The PROBE College Fair will be in Forsyth County that morning, from 9 a.m.-noon, at Lanier Technical College- Conference Center at 7745 Majors Road, Cumming.

GEAC’s mission is to stimulate interest in post-secondary education for citizens of Georgia by bringing together students, parents, counselors, administrators and representatives of post-secondary educational institutions including, but not limited to, colleges and vocational-technical schools.

“For many families, finding the time and resources, especially with the price of gas, to visit colleges and universities is tough,” said Bill Smith, executive director of PROBE.  “By bringing the PROBE college fair to the students, they are able to be exposed to schools they might not otherwise have a chance to experience.”

For more information and to view the entire fall schedule, visit gaprobe.org

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