College Fairs

College Visits with GMHS students

George Mason High School welcomes admission officers for visits during the school day. For Fall 2020, all college visits will be virtual. Students can view upcoming visits and sign up to participate in  Naviance.

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College Presentations and Virtual Campus Tours

Many colleges and universities offer online presentations and campus tours. You should go to admission office websites for colleges and universities that you are considering to learn about upcoming programs and official virtual campus tours.

The following websites may not have official college or university content:

  • CampusTours - Interactive maps and virtual tours
  • CampusReel - 15,000+ student-generated videos
  • E-CampusTours - Virtual tours of over 1,300 campuses
  • YouVisit - Explore over 600 colleges without ever leaving home
  • College Programs and Community Resources

    • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, College Scholarship Program - The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
    • Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Pathway to the Baccalaureate - The Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program increases access to higher education for selected, underrepresented students from participating Northern Virginia high schools (including GMHS). The program is designed to serve students who have both the motivation and capacity to earn a bachelor’s degree.
    • QuestBridge - QuestBridge is a powerful platform that connects the nation's brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities.
    • Strive for College - Strive for College partners with colleges and universities from across the country that places a high value on admitting and supporting first-gen college students. Two initiatives of Strive for College are:
      • I’m First! - I'm First! is a community supporting first-generation students.
      • UStrive College Mentoring - UStrive connects high school and college students with a mentor to help with everything from college applications and financial aid to exploring career opportunities -- all through our online mentoring platform.

    Additional Resources

    This information is provided for your convenience. Postings do not indicate endorsement or sponsorship by George Mason High School, FCCPS, nor any administrator or employee of either George Mason High School or FCCPS.