Life After High School 2022

  • Life After High School College and Career Fair: A world of possibilities awaits. Explore your options now.

    A world of possibilities awaits. Explore your options now.

    Middle and high school scholars and families:

    Join us at the Life After High School College and Career Fair on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson High School!

    If your college and career plans aren’t set for after high school, come to the in-person annual Life After High School event and connect with FWPS College and Career Readiness staff and post-secondary representatives to explore your options. This event has helped thousands of FWPS scholars identify their next steps post high school graduation.  

    At the event, you’ll get to:

    • Visit various booths featuring 2- and 4-year colleges and universities, military academies, apprenticeships, and technical and trade schools

    • Participate in various workshops, including:
      • Financial Aid Basics
      • Financial Aid Basics in Spanish
      • Scholarships for Selective East Coast Colleges
      • College Applications and Essays
      • MaiaLearning and the High School and Beyond Plan
      • NCAA & Playing Sports in College

    • Listen to panel discussions, including:
      • Historically Black Universities and Colleges (HBCU) Virtual Panel
      • Apprenticeship Panel

    • Complete the FAFSA or WAFSA application during the open lab where students and family can receive on-the-spot support 


    It’s never too early to start planning for your future! Start researching your options now, so you’ll have a clear path after high school. 


  • Available 6-8 p.m.
    Schools marked with an astrik (*) are FWPS Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) partners. Students who meet eligibility requirements are offered guaranteed admission, no application needed.

    • Act Six
    • ANEW
    • Bates Technical College
    • Carpenter Trade
    • Central Washington University*
    • College Bound Scholarship
    • Cornish College of the Arts
    • DigiPen Institute of Technology
    • Electricians (IBEW)
    • The Evergreen State College*
    • FWPS AmeriCorps
    • Gonzaga University
    • Green River College
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Highline College
    • Job Corps
    • Laborers Union
    • Life Care Centers of America
    • LuUna
    • Northwest University
    • Pacific Lutheran University*
    • PACT Seattle Central
    • Puget Sound Skills Center
    • Renton Technical College
    • Seattle Central College
    • Seattle Pacific University
    • Seattle University
    • Tacoma Community College
    • The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center
    • U.S. Army
    • U.S. Coast Guard
    • U.S. Marine Corps
    • University of Arizona
    • University of Puget Sound
    • University of the Pacific
    • University of Washington
    • University of Washington - Bothell
    • University of Washington - Tacoma
    • UW Seattle Informatics School
    • Washington State University*
    • Western Washington University*
    • Whitworth University
    • Willamette University