Discover Sewanee

Sewanee, University of the South is hosting Discover Sewanee on Nov. 8–9, 2015. Students are invited to apply to attend Discover Sewanee, where they’ll discover the diversity of people and experiences that Sewanee has to offer. At Discover Sewanee, students will spend two days in our residence halls and classrooms bringing their unique perspectives to our discussions on interculturalism.

For more information visit http://admission.sewanee.edu/

 

CollegeLive.com

CollegeLive.com is offering students the opportunity to participate in three events listed below, the first one is tomorrow:

September All Access | September 10, 2015, 10 am – 10 pm EDT
Need college answers fast? Join us for a free online college fair to get answers in minutes! Live chat with admissions reps & current students from 100+ colleges and universities, get free advice on preparing for college, and enter to win a $5,000 scholarship!  Learn More
University of California System Day | October 8, 2015, 2 pm – 11 pm EDT

Learn more about the UC System! The University of California is widely respected as the best public university system in the world. Join us for a free online event dedicated to exploring all that UC system schools have to offer. Enter to win a $1,000 scholarship!  Learn More

October All Access | October 29, 2015, 2015, 10 am – 10 pm EDT
Have questions about applying to college or making your final college choice? Join us for one of the biggest online college fairs of the year! Live chat with admissions counselors & current students from 100+ colleges and universities, get free advice on admissions & more, and enter to win a $5,000 scholarship!  Learn More

 

UNK Health Careers Fair

UNK Health Careers Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 14th at the Fine Arts Building’s Recital Hall  with Registration: 8:15 am – 8:50 am. Opening Session/Event Begins: 9:00 am. Attendees need to  arrive and complete registration/check-in between 8:15 am and 8:50 am.  The event begins promptly at 9:00 am with an opening session.

Dr. Brad Bohn, Family Practice Physician at Kearney Clinic will share his experiences as a student and also as a clinician practicing in a rural area.  Following the opening speaker, student groups will be rotating through three separate opportunities: Career Exploration Fair, UNMC Health Science Education Complex Information Session and a breakout session.

Over 30+ representatives from various healthcare professions will be sponsoring tables at the Career Exploration Fair.  A campus tour will be available at the conclusion of the day.  For more information regarding the day please visit unk.edu/healthcareersfair.

Lunch IS NOT included as part of the Health Careers Fair.  However, lunch vouchers for The Market, located in the Nebraskan Student Union, will be available to students to purchase at a reduced price ($6.77) if the students are interested in having lunch on campus following the Fair.

Pre-registration is appreciated and will expedite the check-in process the day of the fair!

All prospective students planning to attend, go to visit.unk.edu and select the Health Careers Fair event on October 14th to register. Or, simply click here for the direct link to the registration page.

The designated parking area is Lot #20 which can be found on the campus map that can be located at unk.edu/healthcareersfair.

Smith College’s Women of Distinction Program

The Women of Distinction program for high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process.

Admission to Women of Distinction is a competitive process based on academic and personal qualities. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously visited Smith. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals and accommodations for all selected participants.

The program is for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who reside in the United States or a U.S. territory. International students and U.S. citizens abroad are not eligible.

The Women of Distinction application will be available at http://www.smith.edu/admission/wod/ now until the deadline on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

Please note that your high school transcript is required, so plan accordingly. All applicants will be notified in writing by September 30, and selected participants will be given instructions about arranging travel and other program details.

Coe College’s Crimson & Gold Visit Days

Students interested in attending Coe College’s CRIMSON & GOLD VISIT DAYS on Saturday, October 10 or  Saturday, November 14 as well  CRIMSON & GOLD VISIT WEEKS during Monday, October 12Friday, October 16 or Monday, November 9Friday, November 13 may contact contact the admissions office at 877.CALL.COE or email admission@coe.edu.

If these dates are not convenient, students can schedule an individual visit and the admissions office will personalize the visit experience to include a class visit, one-on-one meeting with a faculty member, a residence hall tour and more. For additional information, visit http://www.coe.edu/admission/firstyear/admissionsubpage/visit.

 

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship Application Workshop

At 2:15 to 3:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17th in B118 Forum, there will be a workshop for seniors interested in applying for the Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship. Co-presenters will be Anders Peterson from EducationQuest and Kellie King from UNL’s William H. Thompson Learning Community.

To learn more about the Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship, visit. The Susan T. Buffett Foundation has offered scholarships to Nebraska students for more than 50 years.  Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to first-time, entering freshmen who are residents of Nebraska and graduates of a Nebraska high school.  There are a limited number of scholarships, so the Foundation is unable to provide awards to all eligible candidates. To find out more information regarding eligibility and selection for the Buffett Scholarship, please click here or visit http://buffettscholarships.org/college-scholarships.

Apply2College

On Thursday, October 29th, seniors will have the opportunity participate in Apply2College to complete their online college admissions application at LSW with assistance from representatives of EducationQuest, area colleges and universities, and LSW grads. More details will be announced in the near future.

UNL’s Counseling & School Psychology Clinic

UNL’s Counseling and School Psychology Clinic offers families assistance with home and school assistance they may have for their students. The clinic operates on a sliding scale fee schedule in accordance with family income to ensure that every family can afford clinic services. For more information, please contact the Clinic Secretary at 402-472-1152 or visit http://cehs.unl.edu/edpsych/clinic/.