Boston University’s Fall Visit Days

Boston University will be hosting special Fall Visit Days for your students and their families to learn more about BU. These events will include an in-depth information session, covering everything from student life to study abroad opportunities, to what makes an application competitive for admission. Guests will also tour BU’s residential community in the heart of Boston, hear from faculty, and enjoy lunch in one of BU’s dining halls.

Fridays, October 11 or 25, 2019
Boston University George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information about Fall Visit Days and additional fall events, please visit BU’s website. All students who plan to attend should RSVP on our website

Cornell College

Cornell College’s Berry Career Institute has an exploration page for students researching careers, courses, and experiential learning opportunities. For additional career info, Cornell College encourages students to check out Major Jobs, hosted by a high school student named Teland who interviews people with interesting jobs. Cornell College has been selected as a College that Changes Lives. To learn more, click here.

EducationQuest’s College Planning Bulletin

Juniors, Seniors, and their families are invited to read the October issue of the EducationQuest College Planning Bulletin by clicking here.

The October bulletin covers the following topics:

  • It’s FAFSA time!
  • Seniors, are you ready to Apply2College?
  • Meet with college reps at upcoming events
  • Winning the scholarship game
  • October “To Do” List

 

North Dakota State University’s Discover NDSU

North Dakota State University hosts a day called “Discover NDSU” on October 17-18, where in a half-day session, visiting high school juniors and seniors are shown campus, introduced to potential future professors and other students, and learn about financial aid, scholarships and opportunities for involvement. Interested students are invited to attend “Discover NDSU” and need to register in advance here:  https://www.ndsu.edu/discover. Slots fill quickly, so please register early.

 Students who would be interested in English and who would benefit from Discover NDSU.  Students who return the ticket to Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Professor and Chair, Department of English at NDSU at  r.weaverhightower@ndsu.edu will receive a special gift from the NDSU English Department.

 

Seton Hall Deadlines

Students interested in applying to Seton Hall should review the info shown below:

Seton Hall Application Deadlines

  • Early Action I: Friday, November 15
  • Early Action II: Sunday, December 15
  • Regular Decision I: Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Regular Decision II: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Students have two applications to choose from: the Seton Hall Application and the Common Application. They should not start more than one application, as this often leads to duplicate records and communications, especially about missing information. The freshman applicant page has more information about our application process.

Scholarships

We offer numerous scholarships and grants to help make college affordable for your students. Our Special Scholarship Application deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2020, so please encourage students to apply for these awards at shu.edu/go/scholarships.

Tours and Open Houses

Visiting is the best way to experience Seton Hall. Our Open House dates for 2019–20 are:

  • Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • Sunday, November 24, 2019
  • Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Sunday, April 19, 2020

We also offer campus tours and information sessions MondayFriday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and noon. Students can sign up for a tour or Open House at shu.edu/visiting.

US Naval Academy Admissions Programs

Interested students are invited to attend one of USNA Admissions Programs listed below. This will be an opportunity  to learn about the admissions & nominations processes for the U.S. Naval Academy, talk with USNA Admissions Counselors, and a newly graduated midshipman!
  • Full College Scholarship
  • 25 Academic Majors
  • #1 Public College in the Nation (Forbes 2017)
  • #4 Undergraduate Engineering Programs (US News & World Report)
  • Division I Varsity Sports
  • Exciting Careers Post-Graduation
September 22, 2019 (Sunday)
1:30pm – check-in ; 2:00pm – 4:30pm – program
Where:
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
11411 Plfumm Rd, Overland Park
Overland Park, KS, 66215
November 24, 2019 (Sunday)
Program begins at 1:00pm
Where:
The Liberty Memorial
100 West 26th St Kansas City, Missouri
To RSVP, email Mr. Lee Gilgour at gilgour42@gmail.com with your name and the number of persons attending.
The United States Naval Academy is a four-year, tuition-free university that graduates & commissions students as officers in the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps.

A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College

“A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College” made in partnership with YouTube Originals and NowThis is now available. You can watch all 10 episodes now on NowThis’s YouTube channelOnce you’re done watching, let us know what you think! Tweet or post about the playlist on social media using #BetterMakeRoom and tag us @BetterMakeRoom or @ReachHigher.

This 10-episode series covers topics ranging from applying for financial aid to picking classes to finding mentors and navigating life on your own for the first time.

These free YouTube videos feature advice from Michelle Obama, interviews with college access experts, and tips from upperclassmen in college. You’ll also hear from Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles, and Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood who attended the Beating The Odds Summit this summer.

LSW’s Apply2College Event

Apply2College is a state-wide campaign that helps seniors complete at least one college application during the school day.

LSW’s A2C Day will be Wed, Sept 25, from 8:30-3:30 in C113. We will have college reps from various colleges to assist, but students applying to other colleges are also encouraged to attend.

Information and sign-up available by using the R5Y9 jump code at lps.org