Events & News

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Tool for finding majors adds minors too

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

The Council recently added 26 undergraduate minors and 52 concentrations to our College Finder.

Consent is an ongoing conversation

Creating safe campuses: sexual assault prevention and policy on our campuses

March, 2015

Learn how three of our private colleges are addressing and preventing sexual violence.

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March 2015 higher ed news

March, 2015

A few articles we think are worth reading.

pie chart of Minnesota spending for higher education, FY 2013-14

Quick Fact: State spending on our students

March, 2015

Students attending one of our 17 member colleges make up 29% of all baccalaureate graduates, but receive just 3% of the state's higher education budget.

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Is college worth it?

March, 2015

The idea of “worth” is complex and more than just its perceived economic return.

Saint Mary's University Chamber Singers performing in Galway, Ireland

March 2015 all around the campuses

March, 2015

Recent news items from our campuses.

Haley Coller in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Paying for college profile: Haley Coller

March, 2015

Gustavus junior Haley Coller's tenacity has helped her secure scholarships.

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March 2015 briefs from the Council

March, 2015

Short news items from the Council.

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Counselor News
March, 2015

Here’s a quick backgrounder on what Minnesota’s Private Colleges have to offer — and how they can be within reach.

Parents looking for more college information?

Counselor News
March, 2015

Consider sharing The Bridge: Parent News — a new e-newsletter for parents of high school students from the Council.

Counselor breakfast coming to Bloomington

Counselor News
March, 2015

The admission directors at Minnesota’s Private Colleges invite you and others who work with students on college planning to a free informational breakfast on Wednesday, May 13, in Bloomington.

screenshot of College Finder

Tool for finding majors adds minors too

Counselor News
March, 2015

The Council recently added 26 undergraduate minors and 52 concentrations to our College Finder.

campus building

March 2015 worth reading

Counselor News
March, 2015

Recent articles higher education articles to explore.

 “We’re Worth It!” infographic

New infographic sums up value

Counselor News
March, 2015

 “We’re Worth It!” combines key facts about academic excellence, affordability and career value.

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Summer programs for high schoolers

Counselor News
March, 2015

High school students looking for something to do during the summer have plenty of options at Minnesota’s private colleges

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