When & Where


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

13:00 - 16:00

International School of Helsinki


Presentation Program

13:30 - 13:50   

An Introduction to the U.S. Higher Education System & Fulbright Finland FoundationEmilia Holopainen, Fulbright/EducationUSA

14:00 - 14:20   

The Life of a Bocconi StudentVincent Hendricks, Bocconi University

14:30 - 14:50   

Private vs Public Universities: What the Difference Is & How To Apply - Constance Peterson-Miller, Indiana University South Bend

15:00 - 15:20   

Play Hard. Study Hard: Athletic Scholarship Opportunities in the U.S. - Sarah Kim, University of Colorado Boulder

Fair Guide


+ What is College Day Helsinki?

College Day Helsinki is a study abroad fair. If you want to study in the USA, the UK, or Europe, you won't want to miss this event. Representatives from colleges and universities around the world will be here to answer your questions about everything from choosing a program and applying to scholarships and student housing. Plus, you can attend informative presentations about topics like the differences between higher education systems, creating a portfolio, and financing your studies abroad.

+ Does it cost anything?

College Day is absolutely free to visitors! Simply register online to attend.

+ Does everyone have to register?

Students over 13 and parents must register to get in. The process is quick and easy! Children 13 and under may also register, but are not required to.

+ I am a teacher/counsellor. Can I attend with a group?

Yes, school groups are welcome! Simply select the "Teacher/counsellor" ticket type when registering (link here). If you have any questions, simply email us at cd(at)college-council.de and we'll be happy to help.


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