UH Hilo students explore their options at Graduate and Professional School Fair held on campus

Schools from the West Coast Consortium of Private Law Schools, along with several graduate and professional schools, pitched their programs to students on Friday.

By Daniel Nathaniel.

Tables set up on lanai where students are talking to representatives.
A student consults with one of several school representatives at the Graduate and Professional School Fair held on campus Friday. Click photos to enlarge.


The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo held a fair on Friday geared to educate students about some of their options for graduate school. The Graduate and Professional School Fair hosted member schools of the West Coast Consortium of Private Law Schools as well as several graduate and professional schools to speak with students.

The list of school participants:


Student comments at the fair

Miguel Bravo Escobar
Miguel Bravo Escobar

“I want to help the development of the country (Colombia) after the civil war, which is about to end. I want to help the country’s economy through agriculture.”

  • Name: Miguel Bravo Escobar
  • Hometown: Medellin, Colombia
  • Class: Senior
  • Major: Tropical Horticulture
  • Previous School: Santa Barbara City College, California


Megan Souza
Megan Souza

“I am here because Argosy University gives scholarships to Miss Hawai‘i and I came here to know more about the program.”

Ms. Souza was a Miss Kona Coffee contestant and upcoming Miss Garden Isle contestant.


Tyler Hoffman
Tyler Hoffman

“I came here to find out what law school is about because I want to be a practicing lawyer in union law (and) workplace rights.”

  • Name: Tyler Hoffman
  • Hometown: Tracy, Calif.
  • Class: Senior
  • Major (Double): Political Science and Philosophy
  • Previous School: California State University, Los Angeles

About the photographer: Daniel Nathaniel is a senior at UH Hilo majoring in linguistics on the GI Bill. Previously, he served nine years as superintendent of public affairs, 624th Regional Support Group at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oʻahu. He currently is a photographer in the Office of the Chancellor. 

-UH Hilo Stories

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