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USA College Day 2017

40 Years of USA College Day!

If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, the US-UK Fulbright Commission's annual USA College Day fair is not to be missed! At College Day 2016, visitors had the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the US and educational service providers. Now entering its 40th year, College Day is the largest American university fair in the UK.

For those who attended College Day 2016, let us know what you think and fill out our survey. One lucky recipient will receive a £50 voucher!

About USA College Day: USA College Day is held in partnership with the University of South Florida

College Day 2017 Details

Date: Friday or Saturday, 29-30 September 2017

Venue: ILEC Conference Centre (47 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1UD)

Time: Friday 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm or Saturday 10:30 am - 3 pm

Cost: Free if you register in advance. You must have a ticket to enter the fair.*

View the event programme and floor plan for College Day 2016, as well as the seminar presentation slides:


Registration: Registration for College Day 2017 will open in late August 2017. Sign up for a reminder and be the first to register! There are 2 types of tickets:

A) Fair Entry Only (FREE). You will be allowed entry to the fair at the time and date indicated on your booking. 

B) Seminar + Fair Entry combination ticket (£5 per person**). This one-hour seminar offers an overview of the undergraduate admissions process, providing a step-by-step guide to the application process, admissions exams, choosing the right universities and funding opportunities. Seminar + Fair Entry gives you entry to the seminar, and then two hours at the fair. Fair Entry + Seminar gives you two hours at the fair, and then entry to the seminar. If you purchase either of these tickets you should arrive at the time slot on the ticket.

Before registering, please note:

Get a Preview of USA College Day

University of South Florida Showcase Video

About Our Sponsors

A-List Education UK

+44 (0) 203 004 8101

A-List Education offers specialist and highly customised US exam preparation and admissions services for students and secondary schools all over the world via its offices in London, New York, Dubai and Shanghai. Many of A-List UK’s staff passed through the UK school system before attending elite US universities—we understand the process and know what it takes to succeed. A-List can guide private clients through the entire process or just specific parts, including: tutoring for entrance exams (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, APs), selecting and visiting best-fit universities, and crafting outstanding applications and college essays. All of our dynamic instructors graduated from top US universities, passed through our rigorous training programme and teach using our proprietary materials. A-List works with a number of leading UK schools providing US admissions support, SAT/ACT courses and teacher training.

Jon Tabbert Associates, a part of Dukes Education

+44 (0)2074 918 085 

Jon Tabbert Associates, founded in 1995, operates the US admissions arm of Dukes Consultancy. It is a UK-based educational advising and tutoring organisation, offering information, guidance and assistance to students applying to universities in the USA. Staffed by a team of experienced admissions professionals, JTA provides hands-on support with all aspects of the application for admission process, including identifying appropriate universities, reviewing application essays, advising on and tutoring the SAT / ACT, offering guidance on financial aid / scholarships, assisting on the development of application forms, reviewing the role of the student’s school in the admission process and so forth. JTA students have been accepted at all leading American universities: Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Brown, Penn, Columbia, Stanford, Chicago, Virginia, UC-Berkeley, MIT, Duke, Georgetown and dozens more. One-off, Ongoing and Essay Review support services are available. 

Kaplan Test Prep

+44 (0)207 930 3130

Study with Kaplan and benefit from 75+ years of SAT and ACT test preparation experience, as well as the combined expertise of elite faculty. All Kaplan instructors have scored at or above the 90th percentile in the exam they teach, ensuring that you are learning from the best! Kaplan's experience in the test prep industry means that they can offer you a unique combination of realistic testing experiences, expertly-trained teachers, and quality study materials. With a personalised approach, Kaplan guides you step-by-step to achieve your best possible score, helping you get into a university of your choice! Kaplan offers a variety of courses including classroom courses, private tuition, online course options, practice tests, US admissions consulting and free practice material.

Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane

+44 (0)203 638 0462

Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane has over twenty-five years’ experience assisting students and their families realise their goal to study in the USA. Every year we have successfully assisted hundreds of students gain admission to all the most prestigious US universities and colleges. Our Director, Anthony Nemecek, is a former Director of the US-UK Fulbright Commission (EAS), co-author of Uni in the USA (published by the Good Schools Guide), and has unrivalled expertise and contacts in international education. Anthony is supported by a team of specialists highly skilled in assisting students find the right university and submitting the best possible applications. Our services include: assessment, college selection, application support, essay and supplement review, advocacy and accompanied university visits.

The Studyworks

Tutor: Michèle Collias, BA (hons) JD (cum laude)

+44 (0)207 402 9877

Established in London in 1984, the Studyworks offers SAT and ACT preparation and application essay guidance to American and European educated students seeking admission to US universities. Our courses prepare students in all aspects of standardised exams including substance, timing, essay writing, and multiple choice strategies and techniques. Our students improve their SAT scores by 100 – 150 points per section, their ACT scores by 5 – 7 points per section, and have gained admission to Ivy League and other top universities. We offer classroom courses and private tuition both in central London and at: ACS Cobham, Egham & Hillingdon; Downe House; Eton; FSU; Harrodian; Marlborough; and TASIS. For your SAT and ACT SUCCESS, Prepare with the BEST.

Additional Resources

Please note the Fulbright Commission's support does not end with College Day. Read below for more information about Fulbright resources and ways to find out more about US study.

Fulbright Commission Services

*£5 per person if you pay at the door.
**If the fee is cost prohibitive, please email to request a waiver.