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Greetings from Virginia Tech! We are excited to invite to our Virtual Open House on Saturday, October 10! Join us to learn more about the admissions process, the major you are interested in, and more. Along with our live events, we will have a library of pre-recorded content for students to view, as well as some special information sessions on Sunday, October 11. The schedule for our Open House can be found here. Click the Register Here link to register.
Join in for a special virtual event, Northeast Public Universities At a Glance, with University of Delaware, Binghamton University, Stony Brook University, University of Maryland, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, University of Connecticut, and Rutgers University.
Learn about each university’s academic programs, student life and the application process. You’ll be able to provide questions to be answered in advance of the event and hear them answered live.
Thursday, October 8
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET
Frederick County Public Library Virtual College Fair:
To register, visit our Virtual Program Page at our website, https://www.fcpl.org/programs/calendar. Everything will be recorded and posted on our Discord server if anyone can't make the live airings. The following colleges will be participating:
Saturday, September 26
11:00 AM - Hood College
12:00 PM - Frederick Community College
1:00 PM - Gettysburg College
2:00 PM - Mount St. Mary's University
3:00 PM - FASFA Informational Session Presented by Hood College Financial Aid
4:00 PM - St. Mary's College of Maryland
Sunday, September 27
11:00AM – Frostburg University
12:00 PM - University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1:00 PM - Sweet Briar College
2:00 PM - McDaniel College
3:00 PM - Maryland Higher Education Commission
4:00 PM - HACC York Campus
- Virtual Events: We have added more virtual sessions, including an Application Advice Series that may be helpful for your seniors considering Rice. Now that it’s easier than ever to learn about Rice, we encourage your students to sign up for a session that interests them.
- Return to Rice: While campus is still not open to visitors, we have welcomed some students back to campus as we offer classes in-person and virtually this semester. Check out our O-Week video to see what Rice students have done to make the transition safe but fun!
- Standardized Testing: Students may choose to submit ACT or SAT test scores for the 2020-2021 application cycle. Students who are unable to submit test scores or prefer not to submit test scores will be given full consideration in the admission selection process. Find our full policy on our website.
We have finalized our Admissions Virtual General Information Sessions. These sessions are for prospective students and will cover general information about FCC. Each session will feature a special presentation from a dedicated area of the college.
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Financial Aid Presentation)
Thursday, October 15, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Counseling & Advising and Transfer Services Presentation)
Wednesday, October 21, 2:00- 2:45 pm (Multicultural Student Services Presentation)
Monday, November 2, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Adult Education and ESL Presentation)
Tuesday, November 17, 6:00- 6:45 pm (Academic Pathways and Course Formats Presentation)
Access Davidson, October 18-19, 2020, will provide students the opportunity to learn about what makes our community so special.
Access Davidson will feature a mix of required and optional interactive programming. To apply for this program, students must complete the following steps by Monday, September 28:
- Submit a completed Access Davidson application
- Upload a complete transcript (senior schedule must be included)
Priority will be given to students from traditionally underrepresented groups, those who are the first in their family to attend college, and students from rural or low-income backgrounds.
Decisions will be communicated in early October.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
University of Pennsylvania
- Information Sessions & Live Tours
- Live information sessions, led by Penn Admissions Officers, will be offered on weekdays and select Saturdays.
- Live virtual campus tours, led by Kite & Key tour guides, will be offered on weekdays and select Saturdays.
- Digging Deeper, a panel focused on diversity and inclusion, will be led by Kite & Key members throughout the fall.
- School & Program Sessions
- Penn’s four undergraduate schools and select coordinated dual degree programs offer a variety of weekday and weekend events, such as information sessions, current student chats, pre-recorded sessions, and live Q&A.
- Workshops, Panels & Events
- Penn Admissions offers a weekly workshop on topics such as essay writing, international student life, financial aid, Penn’s FGLI community, and much more.
- Exploring College Options, hosted by Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford, will offer joint presentations throughout the fall. Additionally, Penn partners with a variety of universities to offer virtual regional presentations geared toward prospective international students and families, which will be advertised via email.
- On-Demand Resources
- Penn Admissions offers a set of Application Advice Videos and a virtual campus tour, all accessible 24/7.
- In light of COVID-19, students applying for the Class of 2025 are not required to submit standardized testing. We've updated our Regular Decision deadline to January 5, 2021. Early Decision II will remain January 1, 2021.
- This fall, we're hosting several virtual events as part of our Counselor Learning Series. Our first event is September 14th. You can also see our full list of virtual events for students and virtual events for parents.
- We've updated our Regular Decision deadline to January 5, 2021. Early Decision II will remain January 1, 2021.
NYU Stern has launched a new major, Business Technology, and Entrepreneurship
What’s new at Emory & Henry?
- Streamlined Admission Processes: We recognize that COVID-19 has presented many obstacles for families and schools. We now have some changes in our admissions processes to ease the transition into college. Admission has never been easier!
- Test Score Optional: We have waived the application requirement for test scores (SAT or ACT).
- Essay Requirement Waived: We are no longer requiring an essay as part of the application process.
- NEW Merit Scholarships: $23,000 in scholarships are available for those with a 3.5 GPA and above—one of the highest in the ODAC and the largest academic merit scholarship to be offered in E&H History!
- No Application Fee: The free application is open now for spring and fall enrollment. The earlier students apply, the better their benefits for preferred scholarships, class selection, housing and more.
- Spring 2021 Enrollment: COVID-19 may have altered some students’ plans to enter college in the fall semester. We encourage Spring term enrollment and students can still enter this academic year. If you know students who would benefit from Spring term enrollment, please encourage them to apply to Emory & Henry College. We are ready to help students begin their academic and professional careers and to offer generous scholarships. There is no need to delay the start of their brighter future.
- The van Vlissingen Center for Career and Professional Development: We are ready to meet students at the new career center and offering programming to ensure success. Read about our new director, Lee Svete, and upcoming programs.
- Academic Year Begins with Focus on Inclusion: As some students return to the campus of Emory & Henry College and most start their studies remotely due to the global pandemic, concerns for social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion remain at the forefront of dialogue on campus as well as in the country.
- Virtual E&H Open House & Express Sessions, Sept. 19-25 or Oct. 10-16: Prospective high school students and their families are invited to learn about academic and student success resources, application process and timelines, financial aid options and more about Emory & Henry College. The week-long event offers mulitple express sessions. Attend one session and the student receives a t-shirt, or three or more sessions and be entered to win a grand prize! RSVP under Admissions Events.
- FAFSA 101 Workshop, Oct. 2: We're offering a free workshop on Friday, October 2 about how to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for students, parents and school contacts. If you are not quite sure where to start, have specific questions about financial aid, or just want a general overview—this session is for you. RSVP.
- Healthcare Careers Workshop, Oct. 14: Exercise Science & Pre-Health are hosting an open session for students, parents, teachers and counselors about preparing for healthcare careers and options at E&H via Zoom at 6:00 p.m. RSVP or contact JP Barfield at email@example.com for questions.
- New eSports League for High School Students: Nathan Magstadt, E&H director of eSports is creating new and exciting leagues for high school students to participate in this Fall. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- E&H Theatre Department Virtual Productions: The E&H Theatre Department is using digital media to do a series of 10-minute productions. Each short play is by a different playwright, including one by alumna Pearl Moore (E&H Class of 2019). Some of the productions will be directed by members of the Barter Theatre staff. Learn more.
- E&H Choirs Seeking Virtual Singers: Josh Boggs, E&H director of choirs is seeking students, alumni and friends to participate in a virtual choir project to sign the Lutkin Benediction. Learn more or sign up by Sept. 20
- Stay Homecoming: Virtual homecoming events are open to alumni, friends and students throughout the month of October. Join Us.
Go Inside E&H: We recently hosted a virtual series about programs at Emory & Henry. If you missed any of those, feel free to view them on our Youtube Channel Inside E&H Sessions playlist. We can also connect students directly with faculty and students virtually to learn more about programs. Request a meeting with an admissions counselor.
George Washington University - Take a video tour of GW's Foggy Bottom campus. Before they departed campus in March, our tour guides covered the highlights so you can see what life is like at GW. Attend an online information session. Hear from us about the admissions process and get your questions answered about life at GW from a current student. Explore our virtual tour. This interactive map will show you our Foggy Bottom campus in downtown D.C. and our Mount Vernon Campus in Northeast D.C. Schedule an appointment for a video or phone call with a member of our admissions team. Even though we're working remotely, we're available as a resource for you.
Merrimack College - We’ve added more virtual events so students can engage with us and get all of their questions answered. We also have a page of virtual resources which includes additional recordings and videos. We have a selection of Summer Session courses available for rising seniors and juniors; this is a great opportunity to earn college credit, enhance their application, or test their college readiness.
VCU - Campus virtual tour: https://www.vcu.edu/#virtualtour
Bates College - Virtual Information Sessions - Join our admission staff and a current Bates student for a virtual information session for greater insight on our campus, community, and our holistic, test-optional admission process. We are scheduling more sessions as I write!
Follow our virtual tour through the Historic Quad, classrooms, residence halls, our award-winning dining Commons, athletic facilities, and more. The virtual tour is available in English and Spanish.
Bates Visits You
Our staff will be participate in a number of virtual college fairs and presentations in the coming weeks. Follow our armchair travels at the link above, and let us know about your virtual events at email@example.com!
University of New England - We are hosting a series of virtual event opportunities this spring and we invite your juniors and seniors to join us for one or more of these. Our virtual tour is also available for those who miss visiting our beautiful campus. If you or your students would like to connect with an admissions counselor virtually please reach out and we will make that happen.
Carnegie Mellon University - Our campus is closed, but students can still take in the sights and sounds with a virtual visit. Our improved online content replicates the Carnegie Mellon visit experience for all students, families and advocates. Our Virtual Visit page includes a variety of ways to explore Carnegie Mellon, including an information session from our staff, campus drone footage and an introduction to our faculty.
St. Bonaventure University - As is likely the case in your hometown, we here at St. Bonaventure are navigating these uncharted territories to the best of our ability and in the best interest of not only our current students, faculty and staff, but our future Bonnies as well. As we continue through the enrollment process, especially without a normal spring travel season, we want to offer to do a virtual Zoom presentation and Q&A for students, especially the juniors who aren’t able to get the info they normally would during this time. We'd love to continue to work with students in these tough times and would be happy to also meet with them individually via Zoom or a phone call. Students can still sign up for these virtual visits on our website: www.sbu.edu/visit or by emailing me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rice University - We look forward to the day that we can welcome students to the Rice campus. In the meantime, we have established virtual events, which are open to students, parents, and counselors, who would like to learn about the programs and opportunities Rice offers. We are excited to develop new ways to connect with students virtually, and we look forward to offering additional opportunities.
Stevenson University - While our office remains closed to visitors, we are offering numerous options to learn about our exceptional community virtually. Students and families may register for virtual information sessions, view campus tour videos, hear from current students, and sign up for an individual call with their assigned admissions counselor
Marist College - We're offering multiple virtual events each day, students are still able to call, email, or text our office with any questions, and we still are hopeful we can run our summer events and pre-college programs. Staff are available for individual appointments as well.
Duquesne University - Duquesne University virtual tour, which features 50+ panoramic views, photos of classrooms, labs, residence halls, and more of our park-like campus on the edge of downtown Pittsburgh. Offering additional insight from our student admissions ambassadors through Instagram stories and posts as well as in our accepted freshman Facebook group. Answering frequently asked questions via our FAQ page as well as special live events via Zoom and Facebook Live.
West Virginia University - Click here for virtual tour.
Penn State University - Use this self guided, virtual tour to explore Penn State University Park. Our student tour guides will show you classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities and much more. Along the way, you'll learn about Penn State's wide variety of majors and vibrant student community.
Virginia Tech - Until we can safely host visitors again, we have put in place a number of virtual options, including a 360-degree campus tour led by one of our Hokie Ambassador student tour guides. And we will continue to add more virtual options to give prospective students and those who’ve been offered admission a feel for the Virginia Tech experience.
Shepherd University - A visit to Shepherd University is ideal, but virtual tours can act to refresh your memory or as a preview for your on-site tour.
Towson University - Can't make it to campus? Let your fingers do the walking. Our virtual tour allows you to visit many campus landmarks and key academic buildings.
University of Maryland - Unable to visit campus? Explore Maryland’s beautiful 1,339 acres from anywhere in the world. Sit back and take in our stately—and state-of-the-art!—academic buildings, exciting arts and athletic spaces, tree-lined mall and other must-see stops. Click the YouVisit link and see why Maryland is consistently rated as one of the top and most affordable public research institutions in the country.
Dennison University - We may not be able show you around Denison in person right now, but we hope you’ll enjoy seeing our beautiful campus. Get a glimpse of the physical space at Denison and learn a bit more about all that Denison has to offer.
Garrett College - Join us for a virtual open house. Our Let’s Talk Tuesday sessions feature live video presentations and a Q & A session with representatives from Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Housing, and Academics to learn more about becoming a student at Garrett College. Our Financial Aid Office is available to help with any questions regarding the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, and how to make college more affordable. We understand that paying for college can feel overwhelming. We encourage students to review the financial aid information available on our website and reach out with any questions they may have. Most importantly, know that we are here to help. Making the decision to go to college can be stressful and overwhelming, especially in our current environment. We want to help by alleviating any stress that may be occurring due to the uncertainty of what comes next in a student’s educational career. Students can connect with us to schedule one-on-one appointments to help in making their college decision and/or answer any questions they may have.
Drexel University - This online opportunity is a great way for students and their families to get answers to their questions and learn about everything D; rexel has to offer. Through live chat sessions with admissions representatives, virtual information sessions and tours, videos, student stories, downloadable brochures, and more, they'll get a better sense of how our innovative model of learning positions our Dragons to excel within their fields and beyond. Plus, they'll get a sense of what it's like to be part of a supportive, close-knit community of ambitious thinkers focused on inspiring the world around them. Visit Undergraduate Virtual Experience.
University of Connecticut - experience our campus community like never before. Virtual visits are designed to provide students with an overview of our academic and co-curricular offerings, all while giving a virtual glimpse into campus life. For these and more alternative visit opportunities, visit our virtual experiences page.
Seton Hall University - Virtual Walking Tour: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/walking-video-tour.cfm; Information Session Video: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/information-session-video.cfm; Health Sciences Campus Tour Video: https://www.shu.edu/interprofessional-health-sciences-campus/video-tour.cfm; Hear From Our Students: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/great-minds/index.cfm
Auburn University - We have gone live with our registration for our Virtual Information Sessions (one for Admitted student and another for Prospective students) and our new Virtual Tour. This provides students the opportunity to get more Auburn information as well as have a glimpse of our campus at a distance. Information Session Sign-Up: https://apply.auburn.edu/portal/campustours; Virtual Campus Tour: http://auburn.edu/admissions/visit/index.php#. We are now also offering a Virtual Panel with some of our Student Recruiters! These are current students who typically give our campus tours, but now be sitting down to answer any questions your students have about Auburn! We are hosting these panels twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Noon (Central Time).