Forsyth County Probe College Fair

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Georgia Probe, an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops, is coming to Forsyth County at the Forsyth Conference Center on November 15 from 6-8 PM. 

Probe is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC) – a group that strives to provide resources and motivate Georgia students to further their education beyond the high school level. The fair has hundreds of colleges attend every year in an effort to reach Georgia high school juniors and seniors. 

This year, Probe is hosting over 65 fairs in various Georgia counties. They began their fairs in 1950 after the Georgia Association of Colleges recognized the need for an organized program of high school visitations throughout the state. However, it wasn’t until the 1970s that,

The number of fairs and mini-fairs offered throughout the state increased,” reports. “The fairs, held primarily in shopping malls and civic centers in the larger cities and metropolitan areas, reached increasingly larger numbers of high school students and their parents.”

Last year, 51,295 total students attended a Probe College Tour – 1,600 being Forsyth students. 

“This program seems like a great opportunity for upperclassmen to look into future education,” Lambert senior, Sydney Winters, said. “The workshops and fairs are great events to guide students into their future careers.”

If you want to meet college representatives, learn about your major and get information about admissions, financial aid and scholarships, register for Probe College Fair here