Plan ahead and order free copies of the 2023 Minnesota Private College Week handout for your families.
As someone counseling students and families, you play an important role in helping sort through the many options for college. We want to make things as easy as possible for you. Use this section of our website to find counseling related content and materials — from news to events to publications and more. Please feel free to reach out to us if reach out to us if you have a question, would like us to address a topic in a future newsletter or simply need help with a quandary you have.
Due to COVID-19, the Council held two-part virtual sessions in 2021 and spring 2022, with many high school counselors and access program staff participating. A playlist of each individual presentation from April 2022 is available below followed by the full-length recordings of both events, which includes Q&A at the end. Also be sure to check out more admissions-related videos on our YouTube channel. The Council returned to in-person events in spring 2022.
The playlist is arranged in alphabetical order. Use the dropdown menu in the upper right corner to navigate to individual video clips for each college.
Participating institutions: Augsburg University | Bethany Lutheran College | Concordia University, St. Paul | Gustavus Adolphus College | Macalester College | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota | St. Catherine University | University of St. Thomas
Participating institutions: Bethel University | Carleton College | College of Saint Benedict | The College of St. Scholastica | Concordia College, Moorhead | Hamline University | Minneapolis College of Art and Design | Saint John’s University | St. Olaf College
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If you would like a list of key admission contacts at each of our campuses, please contact John Manning ([email protected] or 651-293-6805).
This booklet provides institution-specific information regarding the guidelines for visits, as well as advice about some alternative ways to help students learn about colleges.
This two-page handout summarizes key on-campus group visit options at each of our member institutions. Please see the full Guidance for access programs and schools booklet for expanded details.