Explore the criteria shared by high school counselors that can be used to weigh college options.
If you’ve been through the college admission process recently you probably have heard the term “fit.” Meant to describe how well a perspective student might connect to a college, what really is fit and how should students think about it?
Learn about fall campus visit options at our colleges.
As someone who works with students and families, you know how invaluable campus visits are. We’ve compiled a list of fall visit events for our colleges with links to more information on each college’s website. We also have a fall campus visit flyer you can distribute to students or post in your school.
Register for Minnesota Private College Week and learn about other options if the last week of June doesn’t work for families.
There’s still plenty of time for students and families to register for Minnesota Private College Week, June 25 through 29, to check summer campus visits off their to-do lists. Sessions are held each day from 9:30 to noon and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on all 17 of our campuses. Please considering sharing the following resources to help them plan their visits:
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.
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.)
Learn the reasons behind why colleges often ask students for a personal essay in the admissions process and how student reflection matters.
You probably already know that writing is often required when students apply to college, including for over half of our colleges. What is less well known is that the substance of the piece — your student’s reflection and authenticity — matters far more than how well it might be written.