Upcoming Visits & Events!
Emporia State University: Corky's Corner
Emporia State offices will close for winter break December 23 through January 5. During this time, there will be two planned website outages for maintenance purposes. All emporia.edu webpages will be down December 29-30 and January 3-5. At this time, students will not be able to view the website or submit an application and anyone trying to access the site will get a 404 error page.
Encourage your students to join us for the ESU High School Business Career Day on January 26. Students will learn about careers in business with breakout sessions, an ESU student panel and more from 8:00AM-12:30PM. Refreshments will be provided, as well as prizes! Register with Beth Ginter at email@example.com by December 22.
Kansas City Art Institute: Early Action Deadline
Your students can qualify for significant merit-based scholarships when applying to KCAI by February 1, 2022. Our online application is quick and simple to complete, and we will waive the application fee when they submit the application by February 1st!
The University of Chicago: Virtual Tours & App Deadline
Virtual Information Sessions
- Tuesday, December 21 at 2:00 PM
- Thursday, December 23 at 7:00 AM
- Tuesday, December 28 at 11:00 AM
- Thursday, December 30 at 2:00 PM
Virtual Campus Tours
- Monday, December 20 at 2:00 PM
- Wednesday, December 22 at 11:00 AM
- Monday, December 27 at 7:30 AM
- Wednesday, December 29 at 2:00 PM
Missouri Western State University: Future Filmaker Festival & Go Griffs Weekly
Missouri Western State University’s Performance and Cinematic Arts Department is going to host a Future Filmmaker Festival on February 25th. This event will give high school students an opportunity to develop their filmmaking talents, showcase their work, receive professional feedback, and of course, participate in a little friendly competition! Select films will premiere at the Griffon Film Festival! Professor Thomas Brecheisen, cinema@
missouriwestern.edu, will be providing more details but I wanted to make sure to let you know about this so you can pass it along to teachers, club sponsors, etc. Click here for the link!
University of Central Missouri
As a reminder, UCM'S application fee of $30 is waived until January 1st and there is an upcoming deadline of Feb. 1st for our foundation scholarships.
RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE PLANNING
SuperMatch College Search - Available through Naviance Student - Log-in through Google Waffle, go to the "Colleges" tab and click on "Find Your Fit", then click "SuperMatch
Fair Opportunity Project - College application and financial aid guide
BigFuture - by College Board
Best Colleges College Guide for LGBTQ Students
Tips to Maximize Your College Visits
Campus visits are an amazing way for students to get a better understanding of what they're looking for in a college or university. But in order to get the most out of a campus visit, it's important that students and families plan/prepare ahead of time so that they leave with as much information as possible to ensure that they ultimately make the best decision for the student's future.
- TIPS to maximize your next college visit
- Possible questions to ask on a college visit
- Additional articles to assist you on your visit
- ACT Student - College Planning "Choosing a College"
- College Board - Big Future "Campus Visit Guide"
- FASTWEB.COM - "College Visit Articles"
- Princeton Review - "The College Visit"
- US News and World Report - "Finding the Right School - College Tours"
- US News and World Report - "10 Tips for an Effective College Visit"