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Atlanta Asian-American college fair to be held in September

Atlanta, GA: The 4th annual Atlanta Asian American College Fair (AAACF), a comprehensive higher education expo where students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds learn how to choose, finance and succeed in college, is taking place on Sept. 12th at the  Korean Church of Atlanta, UMC (3205 Pleasant Hill Rd., GA 30096) in Duluth.

The AAACF is an all-in-one event where students and parents can strategize their path to the college best suited for their academic, cultural and financial needs.

At this community event, organized by a local Korean-American newspaper in partnership with McDonald’s as the title sponsor, students will be able to consult with admissions counselors and current and former Asian students representing about 25 colleges from Georgia and the country. Got a questions about college life? The AAACF has answers.

The ever-rising cost of college education is making the American Dream less and less affordable for immigrant families. At the AAACF, financial experts will help parents minimize the financial hit by taking advantage of all the financial aid opportunities available.

But this event goes beyond giving college admission tips. Ultimately, students will be challenged and inspired by inspirational speakers who have achieved greatness in their careers and lives. The full list of speakers will be release in July.

The event is hosted by The Korea Daily, is the largest and most influential Korean-American newspaper with 6 branches all over the country and a total daily circulation of 200,000. Each branch hosts a college fair in its respective city, withLos Angeleshosting its 10th event this year.

“Several local high schools host college fairs, but you don’t see a lot of Asian parents going to them,” said HB Cho, the coordinator for this event. He added, “We are confident this year’s event will be a truly ‘Asian American’ event where students and especially their parents from diverse background feel comfortable and welcome.”

Date & Time: Sept. 12th, 2015, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: KoreanChurchofAtlanta, UMC (3205Pleasant Hill Rd.,GA30096)

HB (Hyunbum) Cho
College Fair Coordinator
(678) 780-6713,
2400 Pleasant Hill Road Suite #200, Duluth, GA 30096

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