Tuesday, June 6, 2017

How To get off the college wait List

How to Get Admitted Off a College Waitlist: 6 Steps for Success

Read this U.S. News article to learn how to move form the wait list to college acceptance.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Scholarship YOUniversity (for class of 2019)

Attention Class of 2019!

Scholarship YOUniversity is a college and scholarship prep program for the Class of 2019 that helps students be their competitive best for college scholarships. Scholarship YOUniversity helps students . . .

  • identify academic and financial best-fit colleges/universities
  • search for and apply for scholarships
  • determine whether the SAT or ACT is a better fit
  • prepare for the SAT or ACT
  • develop application essays
  • complete college applications.
Scholarship YOUniversity is a limited-space program for the Class of 2019 that requires an application and minimum 3.5 GPA. Attend this info session and learn about becoming a part of this rigorous college prep program that can help you pay for college! Other info sessions will be held on the following dates (please click each for info):  July 20August 26  and  September 12.

Click here to register.

Materials Science Day at UNC

Interested in learning more about materials science?

Come to UNC Chapel Hill on Saturday, June 17 from 10am-4pm for Materials Science Day, a free event for high school students hosted by the UNC Chapter of the Materials Research Society and Be a Maker (BEAM) Makerspace (http://beam.unc.edu/).

During this event, you will have the opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for science/engineering careers, tour materials science research labs, and participate in a makerspace challenge. Lunch will be provided. Parent/guardian(s) are also invited to attend.
Last day to register is Fri, June 9.

Bryn Mawr College Travel Scholarship

We realize that cost can be a prohibitive factor when it comes to visiting colleges. Bryn Mawr is committed to making the visit experience a possibility for students with academic potential and a desire to be a part of a community of passionate learners. We offer a limited number of travel scholarships in the fall of each year for students who are unable to afford the expense of traveling to campus. The travel scholarship covers individual round-trip transportation to/from the student’s sending city to Bryn Mawr College, as well as all meals and accommodations while they are a guest on campus.
To be eligible for the program in the fall of 2017, a student must:

  • Reside in the U.S. or its associate territories
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior in the fall of 2017
  • Complete the online Travel Scholarship Application by Thursday, June 15, 2017
  • Have a secondary school counselor send an official school transcript (including a list of senior classes and school profile) via fax or email (PDF format only) by the above deadline

To apply to the program, click here.