Internships and College Credit with the American University (DC) Gap Program

One Part Internship. One Part College.
One Unmatched Gap Program.


American University’s Gap Program consists of a seminar course in American Politics, International Affairs, or Global Business, plus an internship. By exploring academic coursework, combined with site visits and guest speakers, students will get a behind-the-scenes look at international organizations, non-profits, media groups, and global business entities, all while gaining real-world experience with an internship.

The AU Gap Program is an excellent option for a student who has just completed high school and is searching for a meaningful and challenging experience before formally starting college. Students can enroll in a single semester (fall or spring) or a full-academic year in the program.

Applications are now being accepted for Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 programs. The spring 2017 application deadline is October 30 and the fall 2017 application deadline is May 15.

American University’s Gap Program is accredited by the American Gap Association.

American University, School of Professional & Extended Studies
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC20016

Goucher College’s (MD) Class of 2020: Why You Should Apply

Meet the Class of 2020

IT’S A HISTORIC YEAR FOR
GOUCHER COLLEGE!

We welcomed the second largest class in the college’s history.
We continue to be recognized as being an innovator in the liberal arts.
We are educating students to be socially responsible citizens.
Plus, our alumni are also living successful and purposeful lives
(based on results from a recent Gallup, Inc. survey, scroll below).

Class of 2020 Statistics

Well-being

We partnered with Gallup, Inc., one of the world’s
most trusted research organizations, to take part in an alumni
survey. We found, Goucher alumni are thriving in all five
elements of well-being (purpose, social, community, financial,
and physical) is nearly double the national average!

Gallup Inc. Alumni Survey

Goucher outperformed in other areas too, click here to view the results.

Goucher College

1021 Dulaney Valley Road • Baltimore, Maryland 21204 • USA • telephone 410.337.6000

Virginia Commonwealth University 2016-17 Updates

Fall 2016 Newsletter
VCU welcomes record freshman class
 

As we begin a new fall semester at VCU, we are excited to welcome the class of 2020 to campus! Comprised of approximately 4,200 students, 35 percent of the this record-setting class are first-generation college students; minority students make up 50 percent of the freshman class.

VCU will also enroll about 2,000 transfer students this fall, including 1,600 from the Virginia Community College System. Total enrollment for fall 2016 is an estimated 31,500 students.
VCU chemistry major scales Mt. Kilimanjaro, collects donated toys for pediatric patients
 

VCU student Shinal Patel recently returned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, to not only challenge herself but also to collect donated toys and gifts for patients of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

Patel, a junior in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Humanities and Sciences, volunteers during the school year with Child Life, which seeks to help young patients at CHoR adjust to unfamiliar hospital surroundings through playful activities and celebrations.
To read more of Patel’s story or stories about other current VCU students, visit news.vcu.edu/students.
On the road again
 
As we begin a new fall semester at VCU, our counseling staff is gearing up to start their travels and meet the future members of VCU’s class of 2021. Want to know if we’ll be in your area soon? Click the “In your town” box below to check out our upcoming travel schedules.
If you are hosting a college fair or would like to request that one of our admissions counselors visit your school, e-mail your requests to admrecruit@vcu.edu. We look forward to meeting you and your students this fall!
2017 applications are open
 

First-time freshman applicants wanting to apply to VCU should submit The Common Application. Along with the completed application, students should submit official transcripts, recommendations and test scores (optional) in order to complete their application packages. Click the “Apply now” button below for additional information regarding VCU’s admission requirements.

In addition, applicants to VCU’s School of the Arts should refer to their website for more information regarding additional application requirements and program-specific deadlines.
 
Students who would like to schedule a visit to VCU outside of our Open House dates, we host information sessions and campus tours Monday through Saturday, except on holidays and holiday weekends. Group tours are also available for parties of 10 or more on weekdays.
Building bridges to VCU
 

For many students, going to a two-year or community college may be the most practical option for continuing their education for numerous reasons. Our counseling staff, including transfer counselors Chris Oliver and Philip Wilkerson, are available to help students build bridges to VCU as they prepare to transfer! Whether students have questions about the application process or next steps after being admitted to the university, we’re here to help!

In addition, the VCU Transfer Center offers a number of services and resources for transfer students, including information about credit transfers, course equivalency tables and unofficial transfer credit evaluations for prospective students.
Connect with us
 

Want to stay informed about all the latest happenings at VCU? Use the social media icons below to follow and connect with us.

Virginia Commonwealth University

P.O. Box 842526
Richmond, VA 23284
(800) 841-3638 or (804) 828-1222

Eckerd College (FL) Fall 2016 Updates

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Eckerd College’s Fall Open House is Monday, November 7, 2016.

Registration is online at eckerd.edu/openhouse.

Students will also be able to spend the night before with our Eckerd College Organization of Students (ECOS) on our very own South Beach for South Beach Supper Club. ECOS will be hosting a cookout just for students so that they can meet and chat with various members of our campus community. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, November 6 and is only for students.

Jacob Browne
Director of Admission

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U of Houston: Give Students a Glimpse of Their Future

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We encourage students to join us for Cougar Preview — our largest open house for future students — Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 or Saturday, April 1, 2017!

These are great times for students to get a preview of the UH experience, so please spread the word; students should register soon!  At #UHCougarPreview, students will be able to:

  • See our 667-acre campus, including a sneak peek of our residence halls
  • Learn about our admission requirements, academic programs and campus life
  • Interact with faculty, staff and current students
  • Experience what it’s like to be a Houston Cougar

Students should go to uh.edu/cougarpreview for more information.

Go Coogs!

Joey Ratcliff
Interim Director
Prospective and New Student Programs
Office of Admissions
University of Houston
www.uh.edu/admissions

 

Office of Admissions, 4434 University Drive, Houston, Texas 77204-2023

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Alleghany College (PA) 2016-17 Updates

The Thirteenth Plank
Why “The 13th Plank?
Class of 2020

Welcome, Class of 2020

For a second consecutive year, record diversity and rising national prominence reflect the College’s growing reputation in America, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions Cornell LeSane II says.

Allegheny Ranked Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges Eileen E. Petula
Allegheny Again Ranked Among Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges Petula Joins the College as Executive Vice President
The College has received a series of accolades this year, most recently being included among the Top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. In August, Allegheny was named one of the Top 30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges by Washington Monthly. Bringing with her 27 years of management experience in public accounting, nonprofit administration and higher education, Eileen E. Petula joined Allegheny College as executive vice president and chief operating officer on Sept. 1. Petula previously served as associate vice president for finance and treasurer at Swarthmore College.
The Year of Mindfulness 2016-2017 Environmental Science Bee Research
Enter the Year of Mindfulness Research Team May Have Discovered New Bee Species
This year’s campus-wide theme at Allegheny is about mindfulness, the practice of being totally immersed in the here and now. The year includes visits by several speakers, including Buddhist practitioners, poets and a neurologist; Middle Eastern music and dance performances; art exhibitions; and the creation of a sand mandala by Tibetan monks. Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Beth Choate and two student researchers have been trapping and cataloging native bees in Meadville this summer and may have found a species not yet described by scientists.
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Cornell College (IA): Tips on Advising Generation Z

9 tips for advising Generation Z

9 tips for advising Generation Z
Every generation faces a new set of challenges as they begin their career paths. We asked our Berry Career Institute career counselors for some tips on advising Generation Z.

Test Optional: Easy in or alternate path?

Test optional doesn’t mean an easy in
Many test-optional colleges require alternative materials to show college readiness, and students need to know that test optional doesn’t mean an easy in.

Cornell Counselors on ZeeMee

Cornell Counselors on ZeeMe
We regularly advise students to have fun with their College applications and use a personal profile as a way to showcase their personalities. Our counselors took their own advice and created ZeeMe profiles to share with you and future Cornellians. Now they’re ready to help advise students on profile tips and tricks as well as answering all their other application process questions. Get to know Derek, Drew, Adeara-Jean, Dusty, Jennifer, and Macaela.

Out this week: College rankings

Out this week: College Rankings
It’s rankings season. Cornell was pleased to find that we ranked well with U.S. News and World report again this year as a top liberal arts college, and even better, we were regarded well by you, who put us in the top 100 liberal arts colleges as ranked by high school guidance counselors.

Off-Campus Study
Greece, Germany, France, Italy, Peru, Argentina, the Bahamas, China, Mongolia? One Course At A Time makes it easier than ever for students to learn anywhere in the world.

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Do you know a student, or are you a student who would thrive on Cornell College’s One Course At A Time schedule? Connect with us or refer a student online today.

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One of the Colleges That Change Lives
Office of Admission | 800.747.1112 | admission@cornellcollege.edu
600 First Street SW | Mount Vernon, IA 52314

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Lynn University (FL) – exciting things are happening on campus!

Lynn University

Office of Admission
September 2016

This fall, Lynn University welcomed the largest freshman class since 2006 to campus. We’ve recorded tremendous increases in recent years, and the university continues to grow along with the number of students.

Why Lynn University? Simple… we’re innovative. With the recent publication of U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings, Lynn is being recognized among the top three most innovative schools in the region.

We must be doing something right. Lynn was recently recognized as a College of Distinction – one of eight Florida institutions to receive the honor.

Did you know that we’ve published 45 multi-touch books through iBooks Author? By doing so, Lynn’s Digital Press has helped us save students up to 90% on textbook costs!

Reminders:

Nov. 15: early action deadline for fall 2017

Do you know who your students’ admission counselor is? Find out here!

Check our schedule to see if we’ll be in your area this travel season.

Preview Lynn

This isn’t your typical open house. Students can discover program options, explore our campus and eat in our Dining Commons!

Saturday, Oct. 29

Visit Lynn

Experience a university unlike any other when you visit Lynn’s vibrant campus in sunny South Florida for your personalized campus visit experience.

Schedule your visit

Counselors

For a list of resources to help your students realize their full potential, visit lynn.edu/counselors.

Office of Admission

Telephone
+1 561-237-7900

Email
admission@lynn.edu

Web
www.lynn.edu

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+1 561-237-7900 | 1-800-888-5966
Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, disability or age in its programs and activities. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at titleixcoordinator@lynn.edu; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.
Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. © 2015 Lynn University

Mills College (CA) Updates

 

MSU Fridays: Montana State University – Bozeman

 

 

Montana State University in Bozeman is hosting four MSU FRIDAYS on October 21, 2016, January 27, 2017, March 10, 2017, March 24, 2017 and June 16, 2017.

This is a chance for students to find out what MSU is all about. They will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and students, explore academic facilities, tour the campus and investigate possibilities for financial aid and scholarships. For further information and to register please, visit our website at http://www.montana.edu/msufriday/.

Students Should Not Miss Out On This Fantastic Visit Opportunity!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at korrin.fagenstrom@montana.edu.

 

Korrin Fagenstrom
Assistant Director for New Student Programs
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana 59717
888-MSU-CATS; 406-994-2452
korrin.fagenstrom@montana.edu

MSU Admissions
201 Strand Union Building (SUB)
P.O. Box 172190
Bozeman, MT 59717