College Quest 2020 is a virtual college fair and information night.  College Quest 2020 will take place on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.

This free community event is open to everyone, but specifically designed for North State High School students and their families to explore higher education opportunities.  This year College Quest will be presented online.

College Quest will feature presentations from College OPTIONS, regional colleges and universities and other institutions.  Admissions professionals will showcase their academic programs and provide students with admission information. Attendees can learn about degree options, costs of attending and accreditation. There will be a free Financial Aid workshop presented by Brad Williams of College OPTIONS (see Zoom link below).

If have any questions about College Quest please join our College OPTIONS Zoom room the day of the event.  Our staff will be pleased to help you with your questions.

College Quest is being brought to you in part by the support of

Guidelines for Navigating the College Quest Page

  1. Schools are listed alphabetically and by state (with the exception of California which is at the top of the page).
  2. Please scroll through the entire page before “entering” a school site.  There are supporting organizations listed at the bottom of the page that may be of interest to you.
  3. Be aware that there is a Financial Aid Workshop being presented from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (click on the link to join the workshop).
  4. Notice that there is a list of questions to ask college representatives available to you by clicking on the file link at the top of the school listings.
  5. Join a school by clicking on their Zoom link and spend as much time with that school representative as you would like.
  6. When done, exit that Zoom link and enter another school by clicking on their Zoom link – – – and so on.
  7. When totally done, exit this webpage – We hope that this was a valuable college fair for you and your family.

Technical Support

  1. Presentations will be presented using Zoom.
    1. Download Zoom via this link if you don’t already have in on your device
    2. If you would like to know more about Zoom, check out these Zoom video tutorials here
    3. View Zoom Frequently Asked Questions here
  2. If you encounter technical difficulties please try either refreshing your browser or closing your browser and opening it again.
  3. If you would like to talk to someone about the event you can join our staff in this Zoom room the day of the event.

College Options Financial Aid Presentation

Join the financial aid presentation by clicking on the link below

Financial Aid

September 22, 2020

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

College Fair

September 22, 2020

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Questions to Ask Presenters

Are you wondering what questions you might ask a college representative?  If so, download this document ( pdf or word ) that lists 20 popular questions you might ask.



New Mexico

  • University of New Mexico
    • 60 second video clip
    • UNM : University Next to Mountains
      • located in Albuquerque. Elevation 5,000’ at southern tip of the US Rocky Mountains … Flat & HOT – we’re NOT!!
    • UNM : University of Numerous Majors
      • more than 200 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs.
    • UNM : You Need Money?
      • We have scholarship and financial assistance! UNM administers over $50million in aid annually.
      • GPA @ Three point O … we’ll show you the dough to go to New Mexico!
    • FREE application – Rolling Admission – NO Essay required!!

Other Institutions

College Quest is part of a college fair tour network, coordinated by statewide organizations. The Redding event is planned and sponsored by representatives from College OPTIONS with sponsorship assistance from The McConnell Foundation.