College Visits

HS Seniors Apply for Columbia Engineering Experience Weekend

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Columbia University offers a selective,all-expense paid, three-day overnight program designed for high school seniors who are interested in an unique engineering education.The Columbia Engineering Experience runs from October 9 – 11, 2016. All meals, housing and transportation, including travel to and from New York City, will be funded by Columbia. Applications are due on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Students selected…

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HS Seniors Can Explore STEM at Harvey Mudd thru FAST Program

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Here’s a great diversity fly-in program for high school seniors interested in STEM. Harvey Mudd College offers high school seniors the opportunity to stay on campus in an all-expense paid weekend through their Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) program.  Accepted participants will also receive a fee waiver for a Harvey Mudd College freshman application. The…

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Save the Date: Voices of Tufts Diversity Experiences

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I know, I know, summer isn’t even here yet and here I go posting stuff happening in the fall, but you’ll want to bookmark this. Tuft Unviersity will be hold two Diversity weekends, one for students interested in engineering on October 20-21, 2016 and one for students interested in arts and sciences, October 27-28, 2016.  The applications…

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Free Marymount California University Visit for LA Students

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YouThink will be hosting a free college visit to Marymount California University. In addition to food and transportation, the trip includes a walking tour of the campus and a Q & A session. Marymount is a small Catholic University located in Ranchos Palos Verdes (with a killer view!). Total student enrollment is 1,099. They offer a…

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University of Vermont Offers Travel Scholarships for HS Seniors

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High school seniors can explore the campus of University of Vermont during Discovering UVM weekends.  Geared toward students from underrepresented groups, they will spend two days in residence halls with a UVM student host, attend a class, and learn about the college application process. Discovering UVM participants will receive free room and board for the program.…

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Carnegie Mellon Offers Travel Assistance for Overnight Weekends

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High school seniors can discover first-hand what life on campus is like at Carnegie Mellon. During the Celebration of Diversity Weekend, October 31 – November 2 or January 23-25, 2016, students will attend a networking reception with faculty and staff, interview with admissions as well attend classes, meet students and tour the campus. Of course, no weekend would be…

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HS Students Can Check Out Bryn Mawr as a Travel Scholar

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No matter how vividly a website can paint a picture, nothing takes the place of going to visit a college. If you have a high school junior or senior interested in Bryn Mawr, have them apply as a Travel Scholar. Bryn Mawr offers a limited number of travel scholarships in the fall of each year for…

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Oberlin College Accepting Applications for Multicultural Visit Programs

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Think a small liberal arts college and conservatory of music would be right for your student? Add Oberlin College to your visit list. Located in Ohio with only 2900 students, it was the first college to grant bachelor’s degrees to women in a coeducational environment. Oberlin’s Multicultural Visit Program (MVP), an all-expenses-paid weekend visit program for high-achieving…

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High School Seniors Can Apply to Discover Scripps

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Scripps College, an all women’s college, offers an opportunity for students from underrepresented backgrounds to explore the Scripps College Campus over two days. Prospective students will tour the campus, spend the night in a residence hall, sit in on intensive and intimate classroom discussions, explore co-curricular activities, get to know professors, staff, and current students, and discover…

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Women of Distinction Program Offers Seniors Chance to Visit Smith College

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If your daughter is a high school senior and Smith College is on her short list, you’ll want to have her apply to the Women of Distinction program held October 15 – 18, 2015.  It highlights the various opportunities available at the college for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. The application process is competitive,…

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