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February 2014 campus news

February, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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College planning: middle school isn’t too early

February, 2014

New content on the Council’s website addresses why — and how — parents should start thinking about college in middle school.

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February 2014 briefs

February, 2014

Short news items.

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College libraries remain relevant

February, 2014

Gone are the days of librarians whispering “shhhh” to noisy visitors. Welcome to the library of the digital age; now boasting coffee shops, yoga classes and the latest in technology.

February 2014 fact you can use

February, 2014

The average net price for first-year, full-time dependent students at our institutions whose families had incomes of less than $50,000, was just over $5,300 in 2011-12 (the most recent year for which data are available).

Counselor breakfast coming to northeast metro

February, 2014

Plans are underway for a counselor breakfast in the Twin Cities in late April.

Worth reading

February, 2014

Here are some recent articles that we think are worthwhile.

Encourage campus visits with Minnesota Private College Week

February, 2014

Consider encouraging your sophomores and juniors and their parents to include campus visits in their summer plans during Minnesota Private College Week, running June 23-27, 2014.

Ways counselors can use the Paying for College videos

February, 2014

When it comes to using the Paying for College videos, let us start to count the ways. View some options for counselors to consider.

Getting ready for college in middle school

February, 2014

Many families have questions about how early they should start thinking about college. With our new web resources, parents can begin to answer some of those questions.

Plain talk about net price calculators

February, 2014

Net price calculators enable families to get an estimate of what they would pay at an institution long before they receive an official notification of their financial aid award.

ACT conference on Feb. 14

February, 2014

Redefining Readiness, a conference for educators hosted by the Minnesota ACT State Organization, will address education strategies, colleagues' best practices, and ACT's latest research, programs and services.

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Enrollment of students of color grows at private colleges

January, 2014

The number of undergraduate students of color enrolled this past fall at Minnesota’s Private Colleges increased 4.7%.

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January 2014 campus news

January, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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Road to Sochi

January, 2014

Two athletes from our colleges with Olympic goals share their stories — one earned a spot on the Swiss women’s hockey team and the other’s curling quest fell short.

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