A detailed schedule with locations and speakers will be sent directly to program participants.
10 a.m. – Optional Campus Tours
Advance registration required.
11 a.m. – Registration Opens
Families may register until 12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions
Welcome by Marya Howell '91, Director of Alumni and Family Engagement; Christopher Gruber, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid; and Carol Quillen, President
2 p.m. – Student & Family/Mentor Meetings
Students: Team Meeting – Self-Assessment in the College Search Process
Group sessions that focus on the importance of self-examination in the college search process
For Families and Mentors: The Family's Role in Admission
A discussion on the role that families and mentors should play in the college admission process
3 and 3:45 p.m. – Discussions
4:30 p.m. – Student & Family/ Mentor Meetings
5:30 p.m. – Dean's Reception
6 p.m. – Discussion with the Deans & Directors
A panel of admission professionals will discuss issues related to the process (with Q&A).
8:15 a.m. – Light Morning Refreshments
8:45 a.m. – Mock Admission Committee
In small groups, families complete an admission case study exercise for an inside view of the application and selection process.
11 a.m. – Application Deliberations
All will gather to review case study application decisions.
12:15 p.m. – Lunch
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. – Family Meetings (sign up ahead of time)
Optional meeting with an admission staff member or high school counselor to ask individual questions
1:30 p.m. – A Closer Look at Essay Writing (sign up ahead of time)
(rising seniors only - please sign up ahead of time)
2:00 p.m. – Transitioning from High School to College (sign up ahead of time)
IEP/ADA/504- It's All Good!
2:30 p.m. – Talking with Coaches (sign up ahead of time)
NOTE: Schedule is subject to change. For more information or with questions, contact Tammy Forthofer in the Office of Admission & Financial Aid at 704-894-2710.