Share our helpful newsletter with parents of middle and high school students.
The Council publishes an e-newsletter just for parents of middle and high school students four times a year. Called The Bridge: Parent News, the newsletter provides helpful information on the college planning process as well as news, announcements and resources specific to our colleges. Past issues along with a sign up can be found at mnprivatecolleges.org/parents.
Read how this Augsburg senior's experience with homelessness drove her community service project to empower homeless women.
Augsburg senior Maria Cruz knows a thing or two about homelessness, having moved around the Minneapolis area with her siblings but often finding themselves without a place to live. When the double major in political science and international relations was approached by her advisor about a community service opportunity, Cruz knew she wanted to tackle homeless among women.
Learn how net price calculators help to estimate how much financial aid a family’s student might be eligible to receive.
A great way to estimate how much financial aid a family’s student might be eligible to receive is by using net price calculators (sometimes also called "financial aid estimators”). All colleges have one on their website. "Net price" simply refers to what a student actually pays to attend, after subtracting financial aid.
Help families find the right value mix of opportunities at one of our 17 colleges.
“Value” is word that covers a lot of ground during the college search process: the quality of education; the variety of academic and extracurricular options; the knowledge and skills gained for a career path; the sense of community on campus, and so on — and of course the monetary value is tied to all of these.
Learn about online interactive tools that help students visual the career paths.
Sometimes it can be hard to visual the career path for liberal arts college grads because the options are almost limitless. Carleton College has created a unique tool that looks at the majors and careers of their graduates to help their students along this path of discovery.
Consider being an early bird and order copies of the 2018 Minnesota Private College Week. Reserve your copies today, and we’ll send them out to you in January. Early orders are encouraged. (You’ll still be able to order copies later.)