Category Archives: College Planning

News from out-of-state colleges…

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A couple of tidbits from non-Nebraska schools, for your information: Columbia (NY), Colgate (NY), and Swarthmore (PA) are among a growing number of selective schools that will now, as of the Class of 2018, accept self-reported ACT/SAT scores (click the link if you don’t know what that means :)). Only admitted students will be required to submit official scores through… Read more »

University of Minnesota’s Deadlines

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 is the deadline for the following freshmen applications at the University of Minnesota. Freshman application first deadline. Full consideration for admission, University Honors Program, and scholarships is given to students who apply by November 1. (Note: All supporting materials must be received in our office by November 15th.) Students will receive an admission decision by January 31, 2018. Note:… Read more »

KU’s Application Process

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KU’s admissions office encourage students to submit a complete admission application by the Nov. 1 priority deadline. The KU application process is quick and straightforward — no need to submit résumés or references. And if students submit a complete application by Nov. 1, KU automatically considers them for scholarships. The scholarships and qualifications are online at https://admissions.ku.edu/tuition-scholarship.

UNK Reminders

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The University of Nebraska-Kearney has the following reminders for students regarding UNK’s upcoming November 15th scholarship deadlines: Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship — is the most prestigious scholarship paying full-tuition, books, room, board, and university fees for four-years.  Students must apply to the UNK Honors Program online at http://www.unk.edu/honors/ by November 15th to be considered, and should have a 30 ACT and at least… Read more »

SD Mines College Admissions Process

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Below are the suggested steps for completing the SD Mines college admissions process: Students should schedule a campus visit to see where they will be studying, eating, sleeping and enjoying campus life.  We offer personalized visits throughout the week as well as group visits and then we have select dates for our Go To Mines Open Houses. Students should complete… Read more »

Wartburg College’s Leadership and Service Summit

Sudents interested in attending Wartburg College can earn college credit and a scholarship while exploring their leadership potential this summer at the Leadership and Service Summit (LSS). They will gain hands-on experience in team-building, self discovery, service learning, and leadership development. Choose from two locations: Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa): June 24-30, 2018  Wartburg West (Mt. Evans and Denver, Colo.): July… Read more »

Tulane University Deadlines

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The Early Decision and Early Action deadlines will be here soon. Students will need to submit their applications by November 1 for Early Decision and November 15 for Early Action, and they can expect an admission decision by December 15 and January 15, respectively. We accept the Common App and our Tulane application, and there is never a fee! Students planning to apply for one of… Read more »