College Fair

Mom and son at College Fair

Lakewood's annual College Fair will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Centre, 5000 Clark Ave.

Parents and students (ages 15-22) can meet college representatives, pick up brochures and get the information needed for the admissions process.

All students in attendance on Oct. 11 are eligible to win a $250 scholarship.

Three free bonus sessions during College Fair week

As part of College Fair week, three sessions will be held at the Lakewood Youth Center on Oct. 6, Oct. 13 and Oct. 17. 

Parents and teens can sign up for any or all three free presentations to help with the college admissions process.

Space is limited, so register today.

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
Thursday, October 6, 2022

6:30 - 8 p.m.
Lakewood Youth Center

Presented by Skip Dawson of College Planning of Greater Long Beach.

Topics include:

  • How to increase college-related tax deductions.
  • How to pick colleges with the best financial aid packages.
  • How to develop a customized plan to meet college costs.
  • How to lower out-of-pocket costs.

College Information & Admissions Workshop
Thursday, October 13, 2022

7 - 8:30 p.m.
Lakewood Youth Center

The workshop is designed for parents and students and is led by a leading nonprofit independent authority on affordable college options for families.

Topics include:

  • Twelve Common Biggest Mistakes in the College Admissions Process (Before, During and After the Application).
  • How Much will You Pay for College? (Yes, you can know).
  • Post-COVID Application Process Changes.
  • What do I need to know about financial aid?
  • Does loan forgiveness affect my youth's college cost?
  • Question and Answer Segment.

Interested in the field of Engineering?
Monday, Oct. 17, 2022

6 to 7 p.m.
Lakewood Youth Center

Attend a free presentation to explore the many options in engineering.

Hear from an engineer about:

  • Different engineering fields 
  • Different engineering industries
  • General steps to apply for college
  • Tips and tricks to help in school

The Lakewood Youth Center is located at 4658 Woodruff Ave., Lakewood.


  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM


The Centre, 5000 Clark Avenue, Lakewood, 90712, View Map

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