Illinois Institute of Technology Updates


Financial Aid Award Letters Released January

Illinois Tech‘s Office of Financial Aid began mailing financial aid packages to FAFSA filers in January. Students can still submit the FAFSA and should take advantage of our outside scholarship spreadsheet. Students can call or email their admission counselors with questions about their awards or concerns about financing their Illinois Tech education. We are proud of the high ROI for our graduates (#1 in Illinois for 20-year earnings and #56 in the country after aid, according to PayScale), and our counselors have significant experience making an Illinois Techeducation affordable for students and families.


Improving the Financial Situation of Rising Students

Rising juniors can take steps now to improve their financial situation when applying to Illinois Tech. They should opt into honors and AP STEM classes (especially pre-calculus and physics), retake the ACT or SAT, maintain A’s and B’s, and ask a STEM teacher to write their recommendation to improve opportunities for merit scholarship consideration. They can also start researching private scholarships on our spreadsheet.


Scholarship Symposium Recap

In early February we welcomed hundreds of students to campus to interview for our top undergraduate scholarships duringScholarship Symposium. Congratulations to our newest Camras, Duchossois, and Crown Scholars! Finalists have been selected, and each student should submit their deposit by May 1 to accept their scholarship.


Summer Opportunities on Campus

We love to see applicants who spend summer months exploring their interests. High school students can take advantage of a number of programs and courses on campus. They can learn more and apply here.


Office of Undergraduate Admission
Illinois Institute of Technology
Perlstein Hall, Room 101
10 West 33rd Street  •  Chicago, IL 60616-3793


 

Beacon College (FL): Register now for next Open House

Registration is open for our next Open House

ENCOURAGE
YOUR STUDENTS
TO JOIN US AT AN
OPEN
HOUSE
Upcoming Open House Event:
May 19th, 2018  |  10am – 3pm

The Right College makes all the difference when you are a student who struggles with an LD, ADHD, or other learning difference. With our focus on career-oriented coursework, work experience, and the tools for academic success, students who learn differently succeed at Beacon. Encourage your students who learn differently to begin the journey to their success at our May 19th Open House.

Students’ day will include a campus tour, lunch, and the opportunity to speak with representatives from admissions, financial aid, residence life, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Students and families will also learn about our SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 each year, available only to students with learning disabilities.

May 19th, 2018
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Student Center
118 E. Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Easy Online Registration

Please forward this email to parents of students you believe may benefit from Beacon College’s innovative and transformational learning experience.

If students are unable to attend on May 19th, they can schedule a private visitonline at any time.

For questions or assistance, call us at 855-220-5376 or email admissions@beaconcollege.edu.

 

Dale Herold
VP of Admissions and Enrollment

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For more than a quarter century, Beacon College has been the recognized leader in offering affordable, career-focused baccalaureate degree programs for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences. Our impressive results speak for themselves:
WHY
BEACON?
70%

Beacon College
4-Year Graduation Rate
Beacon’s 10-year average for
students completing their
degree in 4 years

37.8%

National Average
4-Year Graduation Rate
National 10-year average
for ALL students, with and
without an LD (Source: NECS)

Have your students joined raise.me?

Through Raise.me, high school students can earn scholarship credit immediately through their everyday school activities, such as participating in extracurriculars or getting an A in a course. Learn more here and encourage your students to begin earning scholarships up to $32,000. Current juniors may be eligible for a $4,000 scholarship by attending the March 24 Open House!


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Marist College (NY): Summer 2018 Pre-College Introduction

Students still have time to apply to the Marist Summer Pre-College Program! There are over 16 programs to choose from, all located on our beautiful campus in the historic Hudson River Valley.

Students have the option to attend for 2 or 4 weeks and will earn 3-6 college credits respectively. They will be able to thrive in & out of the classroom and meet other like-minded individuals.

There will be two sessions offered at our Poughkeepsie, NY Campus:

Session 1: July 1 – July 14, 2018

Session 2: July 15 – July 28, 2018

For further information about Pre-College and a complete list of programs offered visit: www.marist.edu/precollege

We encourage students to submit their application online today! Please do not hesitate to reach out with any further questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely,

Jaclyn Fitzgerald ’11

Director of Summer Pre-College Admission

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Marist College

Office of Undergraduate Admission

3399 North Rd

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: 845.575.3226

Email: admission@marist.edu

Beacon College’s (FL) Summer For Success: HS Students Immersion

We help students with LD/ADHD explore their interests while preparing for college

Beacon College's Summer for Success
We encourage college-bound rising juniors and seniors with LD/ADHD to apply for our unique 3-week Summer for Success immersion progam. This incredible experience prepares students for the transition to college with personalized, strategic coursework as well as off-campus activities, while living on our campus in Leesburg, FL with other students who learn differently.
Students participate in two core classes designed to develop the skills needed for college success, as well as their choice of elective. We are excited to offer a variety of hands-on, goal-oriented courses for students to explore their personal interests:
Preparing for College Mathematics
Creative Writing
Sports & Recreation
Introduction to Animation
Technology Skills & Applications
Food Preparation Basics
Fundamentals of Drawing
A Special Dynamic: Humans & Animals
WE ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY NOW!
Click HERE for a complete, detailed program description and a typical day’s schedule. Scholarships for the Summer for Success program are available for students in need, but they should apply early for first-come first-serve consideration.
While living on campus at Beacon College, summer students will:
Participate in two core courses and one additional class from nearly a dozen electives.
Experience what it’s like to live and learn on a college campus.
Learn, from current Beacon students, how to self-advocate and make the most of essential college support programs.
Participate in a wide range of campus activities and join in weekend excursions to such venues as the Kennedy Space Center, Orlando theme parks, and area beaches.
Why Beacon College?

For more than a quarter century, Beacon College has been the recognized leader in offering affordable, career-focused baccalaureate degree programs for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other learning differences. Our impressive results speak for themselves:

70%
Four-Year
Graduation
Rate (10yr avg)
83.5%
Beacon Graduates Employed
or Pursuing Continuing
and Graduate Study
For questions or assistance, call us at 855-220-5376 or email admissions@beaconcollege.edu.
Many thanks for your assistance.

Dale Herold
VP of Admissions and Enrollment

Gettysburg College (PA): 2018 Summer Programs for HS Students

Gettysburg College is offering a number of academic summer programs for high school students.  

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school students over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, creative writing, or information technology — learn more about our summer programming below!

http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/fa/conferences/summer-camps.dot

Allegheny College (PA) 2018 Summer Camps for High School Students

We would like to invite students to two different summer opportunities at Allegheny that will expose them to college life and our innovative curriculum. The Allegheny College Summer Academy and Creek Camp welcomes applications from rising juniors and seniors with high school graduation years of 2019 and 2020.

Summer Academy
The Allegheny College Summer Academy offers an enriching pre-college experience for motivated high school students. We’ve designed the Summer Academy to help talented young people explore their academic interests, build connections, and take an important step in their pathways to college — and their futures.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from Allegheny’s expert faculty
  • Earn college credit
  • Enjoy all that our historic and beautiful campus has to offer
  • Get a preview of the excitement and challenge of college life
  • Explore varied disciplines by choosing a morning and afternoon academic session in different subjects such as Chemistry, Theater, Environmental Studies, History, and Physics.

Choose from individual sessions or both:
Session I // July 15-20, 2018 or Session II // July 22-27, 2018Visit the Summer Academy website to learn more about the program and the application process. The deadline to apply is May 15.

Creek Camp
Open to high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors with graduation years of 2019 to 2021, Creek Camp is a great experience for students who are interested in studying environmental science in college or those who simply love the outdoors. While living on campus, campers will participate in various activities and study freshwater ecology in the beautiful streams of Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Creek Campers will:

  • Practice hands-on, field-based research on topics related to watershed health
  • Enjoy a preview of college life by staying in residence halls on Allegheny’s historic campus, one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation and rated by the Sierra Club as one of the greenest colleges (with a score of 96 out of 99)
  • Work alongside environmental science professionals in one of the oldest and most highly respected environmental science programs in the country ranked #4 in the nation by EnvironmentalScience.org.

Choose from two different sessions:
Session I // June 24-29, 2018 or Session II // July 8-13, 2018

Visit the Creek Camp website for more information or download the Creek Camp brochure.

I hope your students will spend some time learning at Allegheny this summer!

Sincerely,

Cornell B. LeSane, II
Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admissions

Allegheny College
520 North Main Street | Meadville, PA 16335

Sober College Spotlight (CA)

Sober College Spotlight

Get to Know Our Admissions & Outreach Team

If you have questions about our program, events we are hosting, scheduling a tour, you name it, contact a member of our Admissions & Outreach team and they will be able to help.

Kristi Kettle

Admissions Director

kristi.kettle@sobercollege.com

“I feel honored to be able to do what I do – to be able to listen to family members and clients who are looking for help and offer space to talk through their struggles and concerns.  I want to offer hope, but more importantly, I want to help create a plan that will help the young adult heal, learn and grow into the amazing human I know they can be if given the chance.”

Ian Mcloughlin

Admissions & Marketing Representative

ian.mcloughlin@sobercollege.com

“I know it’s not easy for parents or for young adults themselves to reach out and ask for support.  I want people to know that our program can help, because it worked for me several years ago. I tell families a lot – never give up.  I hope I can be a source of inspiration for families and clients who are suffering.”

Max Campbell

Admissions Representative

max.campbell@sobercollege.com

“It is a great feeling to be able to help families through the process of finding the right program for their son or daughter. I got sober myself at Sober College, and it means a lot to me to give young adults the opportunity to heal and create a healthy and fulfilling life for themselves like I was able to do.”

Holly Daniels PhD, LMFT

Clinical Systems Director

holly.daniels@sobercollege.com

“A big part of my job is interfacing with professionals across the country to hear about their work and the needs of their clients and to share what Sober College is all about. I am always so happy to connect professionals and families to our admissions team because I know they are in such caring and helpful hands. I feel blessed to work with Kristi, Ian and Max – they inspire me every day.”

Laurel Hall

Outreach Representative

laurel.hall@sobercollege.com

“I am really excited to have this opportunity to meet others in the field and tell them about all of the amazing things that are happening at Sober College.  I look forward to seeing everyone at Innovations and IECA this month!”

Meet the Whole Sober College Professional Team
If you have not done so already, register today and reserve your spot at the

First Annual West Coast Collegiate Recovery & Supportive Program Fair

Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30am – 4:00pm at Sober College

If you have not registered time is running out!

Reserve Your Spot Today!

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Binghamton U (NY) Updates & 2018 Summer Programs

Binghamton University

Dear Counselor,

On behalf of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Binghamton University, I want to take a moment to make you aware of a few upcoming events and general updates.

Admitted Student Days
(April 14 and April 22)
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We are eager to welcome our admitted students on campus Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 22 at one of our Admitted Student Open House events. Students and families will enjoy a day filled with tours, information sessions and presentations by faculty members and deans. They will also have the opportunity to speak with current students and learn about research opportunities and campus life. Encourage your admitted students to register today!

Financial aid/
scholarship update
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Financial aid packages and scholarships are continuously being sent to admitted students. If your student is seeking more information on financial assistance direct them to our Financial Aid Office.

Save the date:
Counselor Visit Days
May 3-4, 2018
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What better way to learn about the colleges your students are considering than to visit their schools of interest? Save the date for Binghamton University’s Counselor Visit Days! Come explore our growing campus, learn about our research opportunities and discover just what makes Binghamton the premier public! Invitation to follow.

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Two sessions available:

Session 1: July 8-July 21
Session 2: July 22-July 28

Do you have rising juniors and seniors seeking an early college experience? Binghamton Summer College (BSC) will give them just that! Students can apply for a one- or two-week session where they’ll take classes, live on campus and attend workshops that explore the college admissions process and much more. Application is now available online.

As always, feel free to contact us at admit@binghamton.edu607­-777­-2171; or connect with your regional admissions counselor.

Best,

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Krista Medionte-Phillips
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
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Boston University College of Communication: Summer 2018 Program

Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University’sAcademy of Media Production.
“AMP was immersiveexciting and challenging - I never imagined that I would learn so much, work so hard and have such a blast.”
It’s time to AMP UP!
The application deadline is
March 31, 2018.
Program Dates:
July 9 – August 3, 2018
Program Information &
Application Materials: bu.edu/amp
Questions?
Contact the program at buamp@bu.edu

Summer Architecture Program at Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)

Wentworth Institute of Technology will be offering a 4-week summer program from July 9 to August 3, 2018.

Please share this opportunity with students who have an interest in:

  • Designing and Constructing a full-scale structure
  • Temporary art or temporary installation
  • Creating a community-based project
  • Earning college credit
  • Living on a college campus in Boston (optional)

Interested students can learn more at www.wit.edu/summerfab. If you have any questions, you may contact the program
at summerfab@wit.edu.

Sincerely,
Maureen Dischino
Executive Director of Admissions
Wentworth Institute of Technology