Monthly Archives: November 2014

KU Updates

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KU’s LEAD Program deadline is Dec. 1. This accelerated degree program allows high-achieving students to earn both a bachelor of arts and a juris doctor degree — and graduate in six years, at least a year sooner than they would in traditional programs. Prospective freshmen who meet the admission requirements (below) may apply for LEAD. Acceptance into the School of… Read more »

Acacia Leadership Scholarship

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Please click here to access the UNL Acacia Leadership Scholarship, which is awarded to three incoming male freshmen at UNL who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills. For more information and to submit the application, go to Deadline: January 31, 2015

COE College’s Physics & Pre-Engineering Showcase Day

  A Scanning Electron Microscope, Atomic Force Microscope, MicroRaman Spectrometer, Aerolevitator Furnace and more—all for use by undergraduate students. Are your students ready to get started? Schedule a visit during our Physics & Pre-Engineering Showcase Day on November 21-22 and we’ll cover the expense of their meals and overnight accommodations.   By the time your students leave campus, they’ll see… Read more »

UNL’s Advanced Scholars Program

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UNL is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2015 Semester. Application deadline is January 9, 2015; but students are encouraged to apply early. Open registration for Spring 2015 courses begins November 12 and runs through January 11. The Advanced Scholars website has instructions for students on how to enroll, ordering textbooks, paying tuition, beginning their online course(s), and important dates. Applying… Read more »

EducationQuest Reminders for Seniors

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Seniors…have you submitted your college applications? If you haven’t submitted your college admission applications yet, it’s time to get serious! Contact your top college choices to determine application deadlines and procedures. Ask if the admission application is also the application for college-based scholarships. If not, ask about the scholarship application process. ________________________________________ Winning the scholarship game Follow these tips to… Read more »

UNO – CBA Scholars Academy

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The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has a new program, the CBA Scholars Academy, that may be of interest to your high school seniors and juniors as they are making decisions on where to pursue their higher education. This new program is starting in fall 2015, and we are recruiting high-achieving and ambitious high… Read more »

LPS High School Options

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Below is a link to the video of LPS High School Options. It includes a few details about the Focus Programs, IB, and The Career Academy and give a bit of an overview of what will happen in the next few months as students and families prepare for high school.

Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship

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The University of Nebraska’s Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)  is now accepting applications for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship. The Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship extended by the PKI.  Scholars are chosen from the best and the brightest students who are committed to life-long learning and prepared to contribute to society and the future of technology.  The… Read more »

UNL Admissions Work Session

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Rebecca Carr, Admissions Counselor from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) will be at LSW on Tuesday November 25th from 2:05 to 3:05 in C113 lab to assist students in completing the UNL application and answer any questions pertaining to UNL admission. She will be able to assist with submitting the Personal Statement as well as paying the enrollment fee. Anders… Read more »