College/Military visits for the week of October 23

October 23 – Northwestern Missouri State at 1:15
October 24 – St. Olaf University at 8:00
October 26 – College of St. Mary at 11:00
October 26 – College of Hair Design at 1:15

Seniors and juniors must sign up in the Counseling Center or in their google classroom.

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Are You Interested In Learning More About Campus Leadership?

If so…UNL HAS a GREAT opportunity for you, if you’re interested!  Check it out:

Latino Leadership Symposium on November  7, 2017
Students in grades 9 or 12 ONLY
Deadline to register is October 27
https://admissions.unl.edu/events/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia/latino/

UNL Black Leadership Symposium on November 15, 2017
Students in grades 9, 10, 11, or 12
Deadline to register is November 6
https://admissions.unl.edu/events/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia/black/

Please use this link to sign up! https://goo.gl/forms/iJ6PjZAs1g4FjnqF3

LPS will be providing transportation to and from UNL (from East High).   See your counselor if you have questions!

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New Scholarships

Take a peek at the new scholarships for this week. New Scholarships

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College/Military visits for the week of October 16

October 18 – United States Army (during all 3 lunches)
October 19 – University of Chicago at 11:00 AM
October 20 – Union College (College of Nursing) at 9:45 AM
October 20 – University of Northern Colorado at 1:30 PM

Seniors and juniors must sign up for all college visits in the counseling center or in their google classroom.

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The World Food Prize

The World Food Prize works to engage and inspire high school students to pursue future careers and educational pathways in STEM as it relates to agriculture and global food security. We work to identify motivated students, encourage them to pursue a higher degree, and expose them to aspects of food security in hopes it will become their next passion! Each year during the Nebraska Youth Institute, students come together at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to present their research, connect with like-minded students from around the state, and meet with researchers, global leaders, and professors at their land grant university. Students who attend the Nebraska Youth Institute also earn a $500 scholarship from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources each year they participate. Continue reading

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New Scholarships

New scholarships for this week.

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Three New Husker Scholarships

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is proud to announce three new Husker Scholarships for in-state students made possible by a generous contribution from Nebraska Athletics. Nebraska students who earn at least a 23 ACT score and have a strong high school grade point average or excellent class rank may be eligible for a Husker Scholarship—all they need to do is apply*. Continue reading

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UNL Asian Student Leadership Conference

UNL Asian Student Union is Hosting their first Annual Asian Student Leadership Conference on Friday, October 27th. The goal with this conference is to ease the burden high school seniors and freshmen in college might have when transitioning into college, as well providing great resources and organizations to begin their journeys as leaders. If you are interested, representatives with the UNL Asian Student Union will be at East on Friday, October 13th during all 3 lunches to any questions you may have.

Deadline is Friday, October 13th

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Celebrate Apply2College Day!

Did you know…

While attending Sweet Briar College Ms. Morrow hiked 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
Ms. Harder is a graduate of South Dakota State University, GO JACK RABBITS!
Mr. Baxter’s favorite college memory was sitting in the student section at the Nebraska vs. Colorado football game when Alex Henry kicked the 58 yard field goal!
Mr. Dimon’s advice… it’s all about organization, asking questions, and taking control of your learning. You’re paying for it.

Apply2College will be in lab 101 during 6th or 7th period today. Seniors stop by complete your college apps!

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Hey Seniors–Check out these FUN COLLEGE FACTS about some of your favorite teachers!

Mr. Rippe’s college advice is to choose your professors wisely–ask around and do some research!
Mr. Ebke was a math and PRE-DENTISTRY Major! SMILE!
Mrs. Siddoway is a graduate of BYU!
Ms. Alonso HATED pottery in high school but when she had to take it in college, she had a great professor and she learned to LOVE it!
Mrs. Murphy met her best friend in her college Math classes and they remain besties today!

What will you do? Who will you meet? What will you learn to LOVE? Come to APPLY to COLLEGE Day and get a start!

We will be there to help with all types of applications and answer questions! Hope to see you there!

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