Hawai'i Association for
College Admission Counseling

`A `ohe hana nui ke alu `ia

No task is too big when done together by all

Events

Upcoming events

    • 10/21/2017
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Hawaii Baptist Academy, Stan Sagert Campus (2429 Pali Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96817)

    More information and student registration: Christian College Fairs

    Site: Hawaii Baptist Academy, Stan Sagert Campus

    5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

    • College Fair (Dan Liu Gymnasium)

    7:15p.m. - 9:00p.m. 

    • 10/22/2017
    • 10/27/2017
    • Hawaiian Islands
    Register

    ART PORTFOLIO DAY

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Honolulu, O'ahu at Mid-Pacific Institute 

    9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

     


    N.I. COLLEGE FAIRS


    Questions? Registration assistance?

    NI Fair Coordinator: Stephanie Walsh

    nifairhacac@gmail.com


    Tuesday, October 24, 2017    

    Lihue, Kaua'i at Island School (Wilcox Gymnasium)

    10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

    Need shuttle transportation to and from Lihue Airport?

    Contact Patti Pears to schedule(pattipears@gmail.com)

    Kauai HACAC college fair 2017.pdf

    LIH airport map.jpg

     

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Wailuku, Maui at Baldwin High School         

    5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

     

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Hilo, Hawai'i Island at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium 

    10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.


    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Kona, Hawai'i Island at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows 

    9:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.



    EXHIBITORS MUST FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES & POLICIES

    NACAC College Fair Guidelines athttp://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/Exhibitor/Pages/NCFExhibGuidelines.aspx
    and http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/Exhibitor/Pages/TermsandPolicies.aspx

    • 10/22/2017
    • 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Mid-Pacific Institute (2445 Kaala St, Honolulu, HI 96822)

    Hawai`i ACAC, Marist College, and Mid-Pacific Institute is sponsoring a professional development day on October 22, 2017 for high school counselors. We have put together a great day piggybacking on events that are already happening that day including the Hawai`i ACAC Honolulu Art Portfolio Day (see other event posting), University of California Information Session and College Fair (see other event posting), and the Admission Case Study Program sponsored by Dickinson, Lafayette, Marist, Richmond, and Trinity.  

    Marist College has graciously volunteered to sponsor our snacks and lunch for the day. To give us an idea as to who is coming and how much food to order and to plan four our sessions, please REGISTER HERE

    For more information contact:

    Derrick Kang, Director of College Counseling at Mid-Pacific Institute (dkang@midpac.edu

    Mid-Pacific Campus Map

    Driving Directions 

    8:45 - 9:45 Check-In (Hartley Math and Science Complex)

    9:00 - 9:30 Introduction to Art Schools / Art Portfolio Day (Wood Hall)

    • You’re invited to sit-in on the Hawai`i ACAC Honolulu Art Portfolio Day. Representatives from art schools will give a general overview of their program followed by individual student portfolio reviews.

    9:45 - 10:45 Session I (Please select one session)

    • College Admission 101
      This session will focus on supporting your students from the 9th grade on and the importance of academic planning, testing, extracurricular activities.
    • Recommendation Writing 101
      What should counselors say about students in a letter of recommendation? Gain tips on recommendations to support your students in the college admission process from the folks who will be reading them. What do you include, what not to include?

    11:00 - 12:00 Session II (Please select one session)

    • Supporting your Students with their Essays/Personal Statements
      Essays and personal statements tell stories that enhance students’ applications. The essay gives your students the opportunity to personalize their application. Our admission colleagues will share some guidance on supporting your students.
    • College Applications – Insight to the University of California, Oregon State University, Common Applications
      This session will provide you with tips to assist your students with the UC, OSU, and Common Application.

    12:00 - 1:00 Lunch – Sponsored by Marist College

    1:00 - 2:00 Session III (Please select one session)

    • University of California Overview (Bakken Auditorium)
      Counselors are invited to learn more about the University of California system, campuses and admission requirements. (This session is also open to the general public)
    • Navigating the Art School Admission Process
      Hawai`i ACAC has been supporting the Honolulu Art Portfolio Day for the last few years. Fine and performing arts schools have specific requirements regarding auditions or portfolios. Learn how to assist your students in the “arts” application process.

    2:15 - 3:15 Session IV

    • Counseling Round Table Discussion – What Keeps You Up at Night?
      Sit with colleagues and bring up issues that concern you, ideas to share, tools of the trade that work for you, etc.

    3:30 - 5:00 Session V

    • Admission Case Studies Program
      Members of Lafayette University, Marist College, etc. will be leading an admissions case studies program. Participants will be read applications and make admission decisions. This
      exercise will show participants how schools read applications, review materials submitted and make their decisions. (This program is open to the general public)
    • 10/22/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Mid-Pacific Institute, Wood Hall (2445 Kaala St, Honolulu, HI 96822)
    This event is sponsored by Hawai`i ACAC. The list of schools is subject to change.      
    • California College of Art and Design, CA
    • Cornish College of the Arts, WA
    • Laguna College of Art and Design, CA
    • Maryland Institute College of Art, MD
    • New York Film Academy College of Visual Arts, CA
    • Otis College of Art and Design, CA
    • Pacific Northwest College of Art, OR
    • Parsons The New School for Design, NY    

    Encourage your interested students to stop by. Students are encouraged to bring their portfolio for reviews by admission officers. Students should present their portfolios in a digital format on their iPads or laptops.

    Priority will be given to seniors who will be applying for the Fall of 2018, but this is an excellent opportunity for younger students to get an idea of the portfolio process.

    This program is free of charge for students. 

    2017 Portfolio Day.pdf

    If you are a college interested in participating please register via the event "Fall '17 Art Portfolio Day & Neighbor Island College Fairs"

    For more information contact: 

    Derrick Kang, Director of College Counseling at Mid-Pacific Institute (dkang@midpac.edu) 

    Mid-Pacific Campus Map

    Driving Directions

    • 10/22/2017
    • 1:00 PM
    • Mid-Pacific Institute, Bakken Auditorium (2445 Kaala St, Honolulu, HI 96822)

    This event is sponsored by Hawai`i ACAC. Representatives from the following University of California campuses (subject to change) will participate:

    • UC Berkeley
    • UC Davis
    • UC Irvine
    • UC Los Angeles
    • UC Riverside
    • UC San Diego
    • UC Santa Barbara
    • UC Santa Cruz       

    The following topics will be covered:

    • General overview of each campus
    • Application information and review process           
    • College fair for all campuses represented     

    2017 University of California.pdf

    Students and their parents are encouraged to attend.     

    This program is free of charge.

    For more information contact:

    Derrick Kang, Director of College Counseling at Mid-Pacific Institute (dkang@midpac.edu

    Mid-Pacific Campus Map

    Driving Directions

     

    • 10/23/2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Hawaii Convention Center (1801 Kalakaua Ave Honolulu, HI 96815)
    • 04/24/2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Hawaii Convention Center (1801 Kalakaua Ave Honolulu, HI 96815)

Past events

10/05/2017 Federal / Military Academy and ROTC Scholarship Night
09/21/2017 2017 High School Counselors Financial Aid Update & Foundation Luncheon
09/14/2017 HACAC Fall Membership Meeting @ NACAC National Conference
09/08/2017 HACAC Fall Membership Meeting
04/12/2017 Military Academy Admissions and ROTC Scholarship Information Fair
04/11/2017 NACAC '17 Spring National College Fair
04/08/2017 Spring Membership Meeting
04/08/2017 2017 Hawai`i ACAC Annual Conference & Social
04/06/2017 Spring '17 Neighbor Island College Fairs
03/05/2017 WORKSHOP: Understanding and Interpreting Data and Reports from the SAT Suite of Assessments
01/18/2017 WORKSHOP: Post High School planning for students with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD
11/17/2016 Hawai`i ACAC 2017 Conference - call for proposals
10/18/2016 NACAC '16 Fall National College Fair
10/17/2016 2016 Christian College Fair
10/16/2016 2016 University of California Information Session and College Fair
10/16/2016 2016 Hawai`i ACAC Art Portfolio Day
10/16/2016 Fall '16 Neighbor Island College Fairs
09/22/2016 Fall Membership Meeting @ NACAC
09/18/2016 CSS Profile Workshop
09/09/2016 Fall Membership Meeting
04/13/2016 Military Academy Admissions and ROTC Scholarship Information Fair
04/12/2016 NACAC '16 Spring National College Fair
04/05/2016 Spring '16 Neighbor Island College Fairs
11/01/2015 Hawai`i ACAC Art Portfolio Day
11/01/2015 Hawai`i ACAC Art Portfolio Day
10/27/2015 NACAC Fall National College Fair
10/26/2015 Fall '15 Neighbor Island College Fairs
10/25/2015 University of California Information Session and College Fair
04/17/2015 HACAC Annual Conference
04/13/2015 Neighbor Island College Fairs
01/26/2015 Neighbor Island College Fairs (Ver. 1)
09/12/2014 Fall Membership Meeting
Contact us

Address: P.O. Box 236052, Honolulu, HI 96823-3520

Email: HawaiiACAC@gmail.com

About us

HACAC is a non-profit organization of professionals working in the realm of college admissions, both on the secondary and post-secondary levels. Like our parent organization, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), we are dedicated to helping students transition to post-secondary education through education, collaboration, and community building.

"Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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