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Freshman Fair 2005 set for May 21

Released: 05/10/2005

To help prepare students for college, LSU Alexandria is hosting a Freshman Fair for students in grades 8, 9 and 10.

The event is from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 21, in the Barbara Brumfield Caffey Annex at LSU Alexandria.

The fair gives students and their parents a chance to learn about Louisiana’s Master Plan for Higher Education and the TOPS Scholarship. Guest speakers will be from the Louisiana Board of Regents and the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance. Students will learn how to make wise choices in high school to prepare for rising admissions standards at most Louisiana universities.

After the program, participants will have the opportunity to browse information booths from colleges and universities located throughout Louisiana.

There is no charge but pre-registration is encouraged. Register by filling out the form on the LSUA website, e-mailing Admissions at, or calling Admissions at 318-473-6417 or 1-888-473-6417.