College Special Opportunities

...are various events, information sessions, visit days, open houses, college fairs, etc. that are offered to students.  Please check this often as it will be updated as we get new information.

*Most Colleges and Universities host
Fall Visit Days or Open Houses*
 Check the websites of the institutions you are interested in for
Special Visit Opportunities
 
Antioch College Open House
"Celebrate Diversity at Antioch"
- Monday, October 14th

Yale Information Session
_When:  Monday, September 30th at 7:00PM
- Where:  Chemical Abstracts Services
                2540 Olentangy River Road
                Columbus, Ohio 
To Register please visit:  apps.admissions.yale.edu/events

University of Notre Dame Information Session
- Wednesday, September 18
- 8:30 - 10:00am
- Mozart's Cafe
    4784 North High Street
    Columbus, Ohio
    Breakfast will be served
- RSVP:  Peter Coccia  pcdlc@wideopenwest.com
Deadline to RSVP is September 16th

Exploring Educational Excellence
Presented by:  Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Chicago
- Learn more about selective admissions process
- Scholarships and financial aid
- Academic programs and campus life
An admissions officer from each school will be available to answer university specific questions
September 23rd in Columbus

The ACT Review
- Located at Ohio Dominican University
_
Class is $250
To Register call 614-834-8886 (Seating is limited)
Information at:  www.actreview.com

Discover Duke
Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013...7:00PM
Upper Arlington High School
1650 Ridgeview Rd
Columbus Ohio  43221

DeVry University
Free ACT Test Prep Preview
***Review sessions will help prepare student to take the ACT.  Math & Science sessions will be taught by DeVry professors.
Reservations Required
Pick up information in the Guidance Office

United States Service Academy Nominations
Nomination packets are available in the Guidance Office
Deadline for submission of ALL required materials is October 18, 2013

Ohio Dominican Panther Days
- Saturday, September 14
- Saturday, October 12
- Saturday, November 9
Three ways to register:  www.ohiodominican.edu/PantherDays; email admissions@ohiodominican.edu; or call 614-251-4500 or 800-955-OHIO
 
Ohio Dominican University and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Med School Early Acceptance Program
- GPA of 3.5 or higher
- ACT 28 or higher
Applications to ODU must be accepted by November 15, 2013
 
Washington University in St. Louis
Admissions Information Sessions
When:  Thursday, Sept. 12
            7:00 - 8:00PM
Where:  Hilton Columbus at Easton
For additional information, please call 1-800-638-0700
 
Carnegie Mellon Information Sessions
When:  Sunday, Sept. 29
            2:00pm
Where:  Marriott Columbus Airport
            1375 North Cassady Ave.
            Columbus, Ohio
For registration and information call 412-268-2082

Columbus Kiwanis College Fair
When:  Monday, Sept. 16
Session 1:  9:00am-12:30pm
Session II:  6:00pm-8:00pm
Where:  Veteran's Memorial Hall
            300 W. Broad St
            Columbus, Ohio  43215
*  Meet with representatives from more than 165 colleges and universities, trade associations, and military branches.
*  Hear about ways to pay for college through scholarships, grants, and loans.
*  Learn how to make the most of your college campus visits.
Questions contact:  Ken Keller at 614-296-2920 or kenkeller@att.net

Columbus College of Art & Design
Discovery Day
Saturday, Sept. 21
9:00am-4:00pm
Miami University Bridges Program
Selective overnight visit program for high-achieving, underrepresented high school seniors.
-Successful participants will receive a $10,000 scholarship if they are accepted to Miami's Oxford Campus
*  Session I:  October 27-28
*  Session II:  November 3-4
*  Session III:  November 10-11
Session IV:  November 17-18
If you have questions about the program or the application process, please call 513-529-9382 or outreach@miamiohio.edu
Application deadline:  Monday, September 16, 2013

University of Dayton
Open House
- September 15
- October 20
- November 10
Additional information is available at admission.udayton.edu/openhouse

Clark State Fire Academy
Train to be a Firefighter
Interested in becoming a firefighter?
-Training includes hazardous materials operations, emergency vehicle operations, instruction in rescue, extrication, ventilation, fire behavior, fire control with live fire suppression and more!
-Requires a 96-hour internship with a department in Springfield, London, Huber Heights, Urbana or Piqua
Fire Academy Level II Firefighter
June 10 - August 9, 2013
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Location:  Springfield Fire Rescue Division
Earn college credit~Financial aid may be available~Bunker gear and SCBA provided~Students must provide NFPA approved gloves, boots, hood and helmet and text book.

For more information visit www.clarkstate.edu or call 937-328-7960
ICan Center of Excellence ACT Prep Workshop
Six hour intensive workshop on the ACT College Entrance Exam
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
   9am - 4pm (1 hr lunch)
    OSU Marion Campus - Morrill Hall, Room 160
- $75 registration fee by January 25, 2013
- $85 registration fee at the door
For more information email:  burkart.ican@yahoo.com or call 740-725-6174


The Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop
Denison University
-Week long residential summer program
-Fee for 8 day program is $1200
Program Dates:  June 23 - 30, 2013
For more detailed information about the program go to:  reynolds.denison.edu
Deadline:  March 1, 2013

Ohio Veterinary Medical Association and Ross University
2013 Veterinary Exploration Conference
February 23, 2013
10:00am - 12:15PM
Hyatt Regency Columbus Ballroom
350 N. High Street
Columbus, Ohio
- $10 Registration Fee per student (open to high school juniors and seniors and undergraduate students
- $20 Fee per parent which includes program material and lunch
Register online at www.mcvinfo.org/students/VEC.html
Deadline to register:  February 15, 2013

Discover Duke
Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more.  Please join us at the following location:
Where:  Upper Arlington High School
            1650 Ridgeview Road
            Columbus, Ohio  43221
When:   Tuesday, October 16th at 7:00 PM
Please register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke/

Penn State Information Programs
Monday
When:  October 15, 2012  7:00pm-9:00pm
Where:  Residence Inn by Marriott
            3999 Easton Loop West
            Columbus, Ohio
Tuesday
When:  October 16, 2012  7:00pm-9:00pm
Where:  Courtyard Marriott Canton
            4375 Metro Circle NW
            Canton, Ohio 
For registration and driving directions:  admissions.psu.edu/infoprograms

ACT Prep Workshop
A six hour Intensive Workshop on the ACT College Entrance Exam
Date:  October 20, 2012
When:  9:00-4:00pm (1 hr lunch)
Where:  Ohio State Marion Campus
            Morrill Hall, Room 160
Cost:    $75 if registered by Oct. 12 / $85 at the door
For information email:  burkart.ican@yahoo.com

Bridge Builders Forum:
- October 27th
- 9:30AM - 3:30PM (Registration begins at 8:30AM)
- Ohio Union * 1739 N. High Street * Columbus, Ohio
An expo designed to provide Ohio parents and students with college information.  Join us for this Free event to learn more about how to apply, financial aid, and college life.  The day will also include a college/community resource fair.
Questions:  bridgebuilders@osu.edu
To Register:  www.odi.osu.edu/bridgebuilders

Marion Technical College Fall Visit Days
October 17th-Examining Health Careers
October 26th-Engineering Technology
October 26th-Explore Business/IT Careers
November 2nd-Human & Social Services
November 2nd-Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
* Make reservations a week prior to your visit day.
Go to www.mtc.edu for details & to register

ACT Targeted Tutoring
Targeted tutoring Program is a customized 9 hour workshop over 3 weeks designed for the individual student to provide help achieving improved ACT scores.  Limit 10 seats per session so reserve now if interested.
When:  Sept. 15, 29th & Oct. 13th
Option of morning or afternoon sessions:
Morning 9am - 12pm
Afternoon 1pm - 4pm
Where:  Ohio State Marion Campus
            Morrill Hall, Room 160
            Marion, Ohio
Call 740-725-6174 for fee and registration information, or email:  burkhart.ican@yahoo.com

University of Pennsylvania - Introduction to Pennsylvania
Where:  Hathaway Brown School
            19600 North Park Boulevard
            Shaker Heights, Ohio  44122
Date:    
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Time:    2:00 PM
Please RSVP at www.admissions.upenn.edu/e/cleveland

Discover Ringling:  Information Session
Learn all about the College, careers in art, and how to make a great portfolio.
Where:    Hilton Columbus Polaris
               8700 Lyra Dr., Columbus
Date:       October 8th
Time:       6:30-9:30pm
RSVP at www.ringling.edu/admissionsevents


Yale Information Sessions
Discussions on academic programs, residential college and campus life, admissions and financial aid.
Where:  Chemical Abstracts Service "CAS"
            2540 Olentangy River Road
            Columbus, Ohio  43202-1505
            In the auditorium
When:   October 2   7:30pm
To register please visit:  apps.admissions.yale.edu/events

College Fair for students with Learning Disabilities
Date:  October 2, 2012
When:  6:30-8:00 pm
Free--Open to the public
Where:  Gahanna Lincoln High School Cafeteria
            140 S. Hamilton Rd
            Gahanna, Ohio
            (Exit 37 off of I-270, go north .7 miles)
For more information contact:  Phyllis Solove at solovep@gjps.org or 614-478-5500  Ext. 126

Marion Area College Night
Admissions & Financial Aid Information Session - September 26  5:30 - 7:30pm
College Fair -  September 26  5:30-7:30pm
Where: Alber Student Center on the Marion Campus

University of Notre Dame Information Program
When:    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Where:    Immaculate Conception Church
              Marian Hall
              414 East North Broadway
              Columbus, Ohio

Christian College Fair
When:  Monday, September 17   6:30-8:30pm
Where:  Grace Polaris
             8225 Worthington-Galena Road
             Westerville, Ohio  43081

Free Admission and Financial Aid Workshop
myblueprintstory.com or phone 1-888-423-2477Kiwanis College Fair
September 17th - Veterans Memorial-Columbus
Open to all students & parents
Evening session will include seminars on college financing & other topics.
*160 Colleges & Universities will be represented

University of Kentucky Preview Night
September 20th
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location:  Hilton Columbus at Easton
                 3900 Chagrin Drive
                 Columbus, Ohio
No RSVP Required

2012 Columbus Suburban College Fair
Hosted by:  Otterbein University
Date:  September 16, 2012
Time:  1:00-3:30 PM
Place:  Clements Center
           Otterbein university
           Westerville, Ohio  43081
**More than 200 College Representatives will be in attendance.  It is a great opportunity to gather information and ask questions.


Learn more about Dartmouth
-Information Session
-Sept. 20, 2012
-7:00 PM
-Location:  Columbus Academy
                  4300 Cherry Bottom Rd.
                  Gahanna, Ohio
RSVP at www.dartmouth.edu/admissions/nearyou


 Additional Guidance Resources & information

Pre-College Summer Program Opportunities for Students (includes an Ohio Programs Category) - http://www.studenteducationprograms.com

Links to Scholarships Offered by Ohio colleges and universities -                                                        http://www.studentcollegescholarships.com/ohio.html

Information for College-Bound Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, or Other Disabilities - http://www.collegeacademicsupport.com

(This website includes links to the Offices of Disability Services at Ohio Colleges as well as links with information about the academic support services and counseling support services at these institutions.  This site also includes information about a comprehensive resource and planning guide for students with varying types of disabilities that can be ordered for those who would like more in-depth information about making the transition from high school to college.  The guide includes over 40 colleges that have developed specialized programs for students with disabilities, 58 additional colleges that offer services to provide supportive environments for students with varying types of disabilities prepare for the transition from high school to college.)

 Free SAT and ACT preparation available online

Students interested in preparing for the ACT and SAT may access many resources at INFOhio’s Learning Express Library.  There they will find free practice tests for the ACT and SAT, as well as many advanced placement tests.  Students will need to create an account here, where they will log in and can keep track of their work.  To create an account please use the user name and password posted by the computers in the lab and library.

Wright State University
*  Tours offered Monday-Thursday 10am, noon, 2pm
*  Information sessions & tours available Friday at 10:00am and 2:00pm
Upcoming Events
-  Raider Open House - November 5, 2011
- Path to Health Professions - February 25, 2012
- Women In Engineering - Spring 2012
 
DeVry University
Free ACT Prep Preview
***Review sessions will help prepare students to take the ACT.
Math & Science sessions will be taught by DeVry professors.
Reservations Required.
Pick up information flyer in the Guidance Office
 
"Get Your Hands on Some Cash"
College Goal Sunday 12
Date:  February 12, 2012
Time:  2:00 PM
Cost:  Free
Get free help filing your FAFSA
What to bring?
1.  IRS 1040 tax return and W2's
2.  Parents IRS 1040 tax returns and W2's
3.  Social Security card and Driver's license
4.  Any other benefit and income information
Registration and Locations listed at:  www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org
Or call 1-800-233-6734
 
DeVry University's Engineering Week Expo
Date:  February 22, 2012
Time:  5:30 - 6:30 (Networking, hors d'ouerves provided) 
           6:30 - 8:15 (Workshop)
Location:  Columbus Campus
Address:  1350 Alum Creek Dr. / Columbus
For more informatio or to RSVP by Feb. 15
Call:  614-253-1525
 
Wright State University
Path to Professions Day
-  Overview of Wright States's pre-med and pre-professional programs
Date:  February 20, 2012
Time:  9am - 12:30pm
Location:  Apollo Room, Student Union
Deadline to register is February 13, 2012
 
Ohio Hi-Point Adult Education Programs
Ohio Hi-Point will be coming to MHS for a presentation on the adult education classes that are offered there.
Date:  February 16th
Time:  1:47 or 9th period
Please sign up in the Guidance Office prior to visit.
   
Roanoke College (Salem, Virginia)
Fall Visit Days
-  November 8th & 12th
 
Marion Technical College
PTA Open House
(Physical Therapist Assistants)
*One of the fastest growing occupations
Monday - October 24, 2011
4:00PM - 8:00PM
Room 135 Technical Education Center
(No RSVP required)
 
Marion Technical College
Juniors & Seniors - Fall Visit Day
October 28, 2011 - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
*  Meet faculty, tour campus, explore a college major by participating in lab activities, learn how to qualify for scholarships & financial aid.
Go to www.mtc.edu to make reservation.  Click on Experience MTC button.
RSVP by October 25, 2011
 
ACT Prep Workshop
*  Six hour intensive workshop on the ACT College Entrance Exam
Saturday - October 15, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM with 1 hour lunch
OSU Marion Campus
Morrill Hall, Room 160
- $40 registration fee by October 10, 2011
- $60 registration at the door
Registration forms available in the Guidance Office or call 740-725-6174
Duke University
**Information Session**
Date:  October 6, 2011
Time:  7:00PM
Place:  Thomas Worthington High School
           300 W. Dublin Granville Rd.
            Worthington, Oh  43085
To Register visit:  www.admissions.duke.edu
 
 
College Fair for Student with Learning Disabilities
Date:   October 5, 2011
Time:   6:30PM - 8:00PM
Place:   Gahanna Lincoln High School Cafeteria
             140 S. Hamilton Rd
             Gahanna, Ohio
Free-Open to the Public
For additional information, contact:  Phyllis Solove solovep@gips.org or 614-478-5500 Ext. 126
 
Marion Area College Night
Date:  October 10, 2011
Time:  5:30 - 8:00PM
Place:  Albber Student Center on the Marion Campus of The Ohio State University
College night will include a college fair with representatives from numorous colleges throughout Ohio and the Midwest, in addition to an information session about admissions and financial aid.
 
University of Pennsylavania
"Introduction to Pennsylvania"
*Information about admissions and undergraduate life at Penn
Date:    October 2, 2011
Time:    5:00PM
Place:    Cleveland Marriott East
              26300 Harvard Rd
              Warrensville Heights, Ohio
              RSVP at www.admissions.upenn.edu/events/cleveland
 
Yale Information Session
Date:  September 28, 2011
Time:  7:00 PM
Place:  Chemical Abstracts Service
            2540 Olentangy River Rd
            Columbus, Oh  43202
-Session will be held in the Auditorium
-Registration is optional but encouraged
 
Princeton, Harvard, Univ. of Virginia
Information Session - October 3, 2011
-These universities will host an evening program for students and parents.
-You must register at the following address to attend:  http://harvardprincetonuva.com
 
Washington University in St. Louis
2011 Admissions Information Session
Date:     September 20, 2011
Time:    7:00PM - 8:00PM
Place:    Hilton Columbus at Easton
              3900 Chagrin Drive
              Columbus, Ohio
              614-414-5000 
No Reservation Needed 
 
Kiwanis College Fair
September 19th - Veterans Memorial - Columbus
Session 1:  9:00AM - 12:30PM
Session 2:  6:00PM - 8:00PM
*  165 Colleges & Universities will be represented
*  Admission is Free
*  Parking is available at Veterans Memorial or Cosi
 
Purdue Preview
September 22nd
6:30 - 8:00PM
(Registration starts at 6:00PM)
Location:   Dublin Community Center
                  5600 Post Road
                  Dublin, Ohio 43017
Learn about Purdue's academic programs, admission, and financial aid.
 
University of Kentucky
Preview Night
September 19th
7:00 - 9:00PM
Location:    Hilton Columbus at Easton
                   3900 Chagrin Drive
                   Columbus, Ohio
No RSVP Required
 
2011 Columbus Suburban College Fair
Hosted by:  Otterbein University
Date:   September 18th, 2011
Time:  1:00PM - 3:30PM
Place:   Clements Center
            Otterbein University
            Westerville, Ohio 43081
**More than 200 College Representatives will be in attendance.  It is a great opportunity to gather information and ask questions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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