BAPS Education & Career Development Fair at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir


Edison - San Jose

October 11, 2008
Edison, NJ

An education and career development fair was held on October 11, 2008 from 11 am to 4 pm at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Edison, NJ. Attended by 160 students and parents, the education fair aimed to inform students as well as parents on all aspects of the education system, from junior high school know-how to the endeavor of applying to post-graduate institutions.

Morning and afternoon sessions discussed a plethora of topics while during the lunch break a maze of booths and representatives were available for perusal and information on specific schools and their programs.

The seminar included sessions on: college application process, how to gain admission into the best colleges, how to prepare for college while in high school, and how to get scholarships and other financial aid for college. Representatives from various universities were on hand to distribute information and answer questions.

The parents who attended were impressed by the knowledge of the speakers and the effort exhibited by the volunteers. Students left the fair feeling positive and better informed for the next step in their education.