Monthly Archives: February 2016

University of Houston’s Cougar Preview

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COUGAR PREVIEW UH Open House Saturday, April 2, 2016 The University of Houston invites students to experience the excitement of UH firsthand at Cougar Preview — our largest open house held twice each year — Saturday, April 2, 2016! At Cougar Preview, students will have the chance to: Tour our beautiful 667-acre campus, including a sneak peek inside our residence halls. Learn about… Read more »

Summer College at Duke University

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Summer College at Duke University offers a unique and excellent choice for your “college test-drive” experience. For complete details about this summer program and to apply, visit http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students/daytime-courses. TOP RANKING UNIVERSITY:  Duke consistently ranks in the TOP TEN from US News and World Report!  Learn more about Duke University here:  http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/duke-university-2920 BECOME A GLOBAL CITIZEN: Duke University Summer Session is… Read more »

Spring College Fairs

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The Omaha Area College Fair is Sunday, March 20 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Sapp Fieldhouse.  The Lincoln Area College Fair is Sunday, April 10 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Southeast Community College in Lincoln. These free events help students – especially juniors and even sophomores – begin their college selection process. students to register for… Read more »

Sewanee Bridge Pre-Health & Field Science Program

The Sewanee Bridge Pre-Health and Field Science Program, a three-week head start on becoming a healthcare professional or scientist for your students. Students must apply by April 15. Here are some details of the program: It provides rigorous preparation for students from diverse backgrounds. It takes place June 12–July 2, 2016, on the Domain of the University of the South… Read more »

Coe College’s Kohawk Kickoff College Preview Week

Kick off your college search at Coe College during Kohawk Kickoff College Preview Week, a visit program designed specifically for high school sophomores and juniors! February 22-26, March 21-25 or April 18-22 While visiting, your students can… Tour campus and residence halls Discuss academics with a professor Eat lunch with current students Meet with an admission counselor Learn about the… Read more »

Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards

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To celebrate the very best of America’s high schools, Varsity Brands.com has created the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards. The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards will reward schools, school groups and individuals who go the extra mile to build school pride, student engagement and community spirit. Each winner will be honored with up to $1,500 in prize money, totaling $25,000… Read more »

Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors

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Seniors are reminded to use ScholarshipQuest when looking for scholarships provided by organizations in Lincoln, Southeast Nebraska, and the state of Nebraska. Some of the new additions to ScholarshipQuest  this week include the following: Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Lincoln Builders Bureau Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Each year, thousands of scholarships, especially those available at the national level, remain unused… Read more »

2016 Student-View Scholarship Program

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The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. Please visit http://student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html to apply! Student Insights will award the following prizes: One (1) individual prize of a $4,000 scholarship. Two (2) individual prize of a $1,000 scholarship. Ten (10) individual prizes, consisting of $500 scholarships… Read more »

Free Virtual College Fair

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College Fairs Online is currently presenting a free virtual college fair for the Midwestern United States!  This fair is scheduled for February 15th-20th so it’s going on now.  The students can log on any time during this week and get information from many colleges.  There is a question and answer section for the students to get answer directly from college reps…. Read more »

I’m First’s Academic Courses & Service Learning Programs

Opportunity Knocks features programs and opportunities for first-generation college students on our College Partner campuses. This edition focuses on : Academic Courses & Service Learning Programs Bay Path University Longmeadow, MA Women in STEM Honors Program  Housed within the Center of Excellence for Women in STEM, the Bay Path University Women in STEM Honors Program (WiSH) offers a four year curriculum consisting of integrated… Read more »