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UPCOMING 2018-19 COLLEGE TOURS


San Francisco Bay Area College Tour - University of San Francisco, University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, and Santa Clara University. 

When: October 24-26, 2018

Who: Any student

Details: The Alpha Honors STEM Program will be taking students to the West Coast on an immersive college orientation program where we will visit college campuses, meet admissions representatives, talk with current college students, explore a new part of the country, and more! The purpose of this trip is to equip our students with the knowledge and confidence to lead and control their college search process. By attending, students will learn to identify the types of schools and environments that best match their personal learning style and gain insight on college admissions. 

Round-trip airfare, ground transportation, hotels, breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, five campus visits, activities, gratuities, travel gear and overnight security are all included!

Enrollment will close June 23rd. Monthly payment options are available. It takes only $95 to enroll. 

Sign up easily online at: www.efexploreamerica.com/2129264YA

See Mrs. Young in Room 125 or email her at LAYoung1@cps.edu if you have any questions.




CLOSED COLLEGE TOURS


Hawkeye State College Tour: Grinnell College, Drake University, University of Iowa

When: April 12-13, 2018

Who: Juniors 

Cost: $45-50

Details: We will be  hosting an overnight college road trip to Iowa. We will visit Grinnell College, Drake University, and the University of Iowa on Thursday, April 12 through Friday, April 13. 


University of Illinois-Urbana College Tour

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Who: Any Junior with a 4.3 weighted GPA or higher

Cost: Approx. $15-20

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors interested in attending the University of Illinois-Urbana. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus.  We will depart from Lane's campus at 7:30am and arrive back around 6pm.


Boston College Tour: M.I.T., Harvard University, Olin College of Engineering, Boston College

When: February 28 - March 2, 2018

Who: Any Lane student with a 3.5 unweighted GPA or higher

Cost: Approx. $1349

Details: In addition to seeing the 4 colleges, we will be sight-seeing around the Boston area. The cost 
includes: transportation (to/from airports, direct flights, tour bus), sight-seeing tours, meals, hotel, security, professional tour guide, bus driver, and chaperones. 


"Minnesota, Eh" College Tour: University of Minnesota, Macalester College, St. Olaf College, Carleton College

When: November 2-3, 2017

Who: Juniors & Seniors

Cost: Approx. $60

Details: Lane Tech will be taking 48 juniors and seniors to visit four amazing, but very different schools in Minnesota.  


Historically Black Colleges & Universities Tour: Howard University, American University, George Washington University, Morgan State University, Virginia State University, Hampton University, Georgetown University

When: April 5 - 9, 2017 

Cost:  Final cost will be determined by the number of students who attend.

Who: Any students

Details: This tour is open to any student who may be interested in attending a Historical Black College or University. We encourage all students to take a look at the schools on the list and decide whether or not they are interested in attending. 


Michigan College Tour: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, University of Michigan & Albion College

WhenFebruary 21-22, 2017

Cost: $25 cash covers transportation, meals, entertainment and hotel

Who: Juniors 

Details: Lane Tech will be taking juniors to visit four amazing, but very different schools in Michigan.  We will be visiting Western Michigan, Kalamazoo College, University of Michigan and Albion College.


North Carolina College Tour: Guilford, Davidson, Duke & UNC

When: October 26th-28th, 2016

Cost: $425 (covers cost of transportation, lodging, and meals)

Who: Rising Juniors & Seniors

Details: We will be taking juniors and seniors to visit four amazing, but very different schools in North Carolina. This trip will take place Wednesday, October 26th (we leave during 7th or 8th) - Friday, October 29th. You will have to miss classes on those days and need to get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend. Feel free to contact Ms. Caracci with questions at jlcaracci@cps.edu. Please click here for more info on the trip and the itinerary.


Carthage College Tour

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Cost: $5 

Details: Lane Tech counseling staff will be taking 40 Juniors interested in attending Carthage College. Students will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus.


Arrupe College Tour





When: Friday, February 5, 2016

Cost: FREE

Details: We have booked time on a non-attendance day for students to visit the downtown campus of Arrupe College. Students will be responsible for their own transportation and will meet at 1 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611 (corner of Pearson and State St.) at 9:30 a.m. There will not be a Lane Tech chaperon on this trip.


Illinois State University Tour

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Cost: $10

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Illinois State University. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus.


University of Iowa Tour

When: Monday, November 16, 2015

Cost: $10

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors interested in attending The University of Iowa. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus.


LAND OF 10,000 LAKES COLLEGE TOUR: Macalester College, St. Olaf College, Carleton College, University of Minnesota

When: September 30 - October 3, 2015

Who: Sophomores & Juniors 

Cost: $285

Details: This fall we will be taking 30 – 36 students to visit four amazing, but very different schools in the state of Minnesota. These schools are affordable or have good reputations for giving students money for college. This trip will take place Wednesday, September 30th – Saturday, October 3rd. Your student will have to miss classes on those days and need to get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend. However, the Lane Tech College Prep administration has approved this educational trip. Please consider allowing your student to visit four schools at a reasonable cost. Feel free to contact Sarah Langford with questions at selangford@cps.edu.


Northwestern University


When: April 27, 2015

Who: Juniors (Minimum 4.0 Weighted Cumulative GPA)

Cost: $10

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors interested in attending Northwestern University. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus.


SoCal College Tour: Claremont McKena, University of Southern California, Pomona College, and Chapman University

When: February, 24 - 27, 2015

Who: Juniors (at least 3.8 weighted GPA)

Cost: $495

Details: We will be taking 30 juniors to visit four amazing, but very different schools. All of these schools have excellent reputations for giving students money for college.  You will have to miss classes on those days and need to get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend.  Feel free to contact Ms. Langford with questions at selangford@cps.edu or 773-534-5400 ext 23653.


Marquette University Tour

When: Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Cost: $10 lunch fee

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Marquette University or Carthage College. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 7:05am and return around 4:15pm. Students will be signed out of all classes. 


University of Dubuque & Loras College Tour

When: Monday, December 1, 2014

Who: Juniors and Seniors

Cost: FREE

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the University of Dubuque or Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 6:30am and return around 5:45pm. Students will be signed out of all classes.


Augustana College Tour

When: Friday, November 21, 2014 

Who: Juniors and Seniors 

Cost: $10 lunch fee

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 6:00am and return around 4:30pm. Students will be signed out of all classes. 


Grand Valley State University Tour

When: Friday, November 14, 2014 

Who: Juniors and Seniors (Those that have applied will have first priority)

Cost: Free! Lunch Included!

Details: We will be taking 40-45 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Grand Valley State in Allendale, MI. Grand Valley State offers in-state tuition for all Lane Tech students! You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 7:00am and return around 5:00pm. Students will be signed out of all classes. 


Michigan State University Tour

When: Monday, November 10, 2014 

Who: Juniors and Seniors

Cost: $10 lunch fee

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 6:30am and return around 4:30pm. Students will be signed out of all classes.


University of Wisconsin-Madison Tour

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 

Who: Juniors and Seniors 

Cost: $10 

Details: We will be taking 50 Juniors and Seniors interested in attending University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI. You will receive a tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors and enjoy lunch on campus. Students will depart at 6:45am and return around 4:00pm. Students will be signed out of all classes.


Lake Forest College Tour

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Who: Juniors & Seniors

Cost: $10 for lunch

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL. Lake Forest College is a top ranked liberal arts college. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, and enjoy lunch in the student cafeteria. Students will depart from Lane Tech at 8:00am and return at approximately 2:30pm. You will be signed out of all class periods.


University of Michigan - Tech Day - College Tour

When: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Who: Seniors and Juniors interested in Engineering and/or technology

Cost: Free! Meals included!

Details: Tech Day is an exciting event at the University of Michigan for high school juniors and senior interested in engineering. It includes information sessions, tours of engineering departments, project team exhibits and information about Michigan Engineering from faculty and current students. It’s a great way to explore and connect with opportunities for the future!


Is this Heaven? No...It's Iowa College Tour: Drake University, Grinnell College, University of Iowa, and Cornell College

When: October 1st - 3rd, 2014

Who: Current Sophomores 

Cost: $225

Details: We will be taking 30 – 35 students to visit four amazing, but very different schools. All of these schools have excellent reputations for giving students money for college. This trip will take place Wednesday October 1st to Friday October 3rd. You will have to miss classes on those days and need to get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend.  Feel free to contact Ms. Langford with questions at selangford@cps.edu or 773-534-5400 ext 23653.


Bare Feet, Blazers & Buzzards College Tour: University of Virginia, Denison University, Vanderbilt University, Earlham College

When: March 25th-28th, 2014

Who: Juniors

Cost: $270 (covers cost of transportation, lodging, and meals)

Details: We will be taking 30 – 35 juniors to visit four amazing, but very different schools. All of these schools have excellent reputations for giving students money for college. This trip will take place Tuesday, March 25th – Friday, March 28th. You will have to miss classes on those days and need to get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend.  Feel free to contact Ms. Langford with questions at selangford@cps.edu or 773-534-5400 ext 23653.


Lake Forest College Tour

When: Friday, Feburary 21, 2014

Who: Juniors & Seniors who have applied to LFC (must show proof!)

Cost: Free! Lunch included.

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL.  Lake Forest College is a top ranked liberal arts college.  You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, and enjoy lunch in the student cafeteria.  Students will depart from Lane Tech at 8:00am and return at approximately 2:30pm.  You will be signed out of all class periods.  


Kendall College Tour

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Who: Juniors & Seniors

Cost: Free!

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit Kendall College in Chicago.  Kendall College is known for their culinary arts and hospitality management programs.  You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, and see a chef demonstration.  Students will depart from Lane Tech at 9:00am and return at approximately 1:00pm.  You will be signed out of 2nd-6th periods.  


Bradley University & Illinois State University College Tour

When: Thursday, November 21, 2014

Who:  Juniors & Seniors 

Cost: $10 

Details:  Students will have the opportunity to visit Illinois State University and Bradley University.  You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels.  Students will depart from Lane Tech 6:00a.m. and return to Lane Tech at approximately 6:45p.m. You will be signed out of classes for the entire day!


Illinois/Missouri Fall College Tour: Knox College, University of Missouri, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis University

When: October 3-5, 2013

Who: Juniors

Cost: $210

DetailsThis Fall, we will be taking 36 juniors to visit four schools in Illinois and Missouri:  Knox College, University of Missouri, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis University.   Feel free to contact Ms. Sarah Langford with questions at slangford1971@gmail.com.
Requirements: Must have at least a 3.6GPA.  If your GPA is lower, then must have a 28 ACT score or higher.


University of Illinois at Chicago College Tour

When: Monday, April 29 2013

Who: Juniors

Cost: Free!

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit UIC. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels. Pick up an application from Mr. Wallace in the CCC, Room 135.



Philidelphia Freedom College Tour: Princeton University, Swarthmore College, Villanova University, University of Pennsylvannia

When: April 9th - 12th, 2013

Cost: $410

Details:  This spring, April 9th – 12th, we will be taking 25 juniors to visit four schools in the Philadelphia area. Students will have to miss classes on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (we leave after school on Tuesday and Friday is a HALF day). Students must get a permit signed by all teachers in order to attend. Students will have the opportunity to visit Princeton, Swarthmore, Villanova, and Pennsylvania as well as explore the sights of Philadelphia.  Feel free to contact Ms. Sarah Langford with questions at slangford1971@gmail.com.



March Madness College Tour: Eastern Illinois University

When: March 27, 2013

Who: Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors 

Cost: $5 

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit Eastern Illinois University. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels. Pick up an application from Mr. Wallace in the CCC, Room 135 or CLICK HERE to download


March Madness College Tour: Illinois Wesleyan University & Illinois State University

When: March 28, 2013

Who: Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors 

Cost: $5 

Details: Students will have the opportunity to visit Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels.  



Michigan College Tour: Michigan State University & Kalamazoo College

When: February 27, 2013

Cost: $20 

Details: Lane Tech Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to visit Michigan State University and Kalamazoo College. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels. Meals and snacks will be provided. 



Wisconsin College Tour: UW-Madison & UW-Stevens Point 

When: February 1, 2013

Cost: $20 

Details: Lane Tech Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to visit University of Wisconsin Madison and University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. You will receive a tour of the campus, meet with admission counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels. Meals and snacks will be provided. 


Indiana College Tour: Purdue & DePauw University


When: December 5, 2012

Cost: $20 

Details: Lane Tech will be offering upper-classmen the opportunity to ride a Coach Bus to visit two of Indiana’s most prestigious institutions. Purdue University, a larger public school and DePauw University, a small private liberal arts school. Visit and see what it is like in a lecture hall, eat lunch on campus, meet admissions counselors, as well as Financial Aid and student panels.


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