College Fairs

College News - BMHS Counseling is providing a list of upcoming college fairs and/or workshops that may be of interest to Bishop McNamara students. The Counseling Center will continue to add to the list as information becomes available.

Savannah College of Art & Design Info Session ~ September 10

The Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) will hold an information session to help families learn more about how their students can transform their passion into a creative career at one of the most comprehensive nonprofit art and design universities in the world. The session will take place September 10 at 7 p.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibb Street, Rockville.

Parents Together for Students College Fair ~ September 17

PTSO is holding their sixth annual college fair. This free event will take place at Surrattsville High School in Clinton, Maryland on Thursday, September 17 from 4-7 p.m. and will offer students a chance to meet with admissions officers from a wide variety of colleges and universities. For information and updates visit their website at

Washington & Lee University Information Session ~ September 20

The admissions staff of Washington and Lee University will hold an information session for prospective students and their parents on Sunday, September 20 at 3 p.m. at the Marriott Bethesda, 5151 Pooks Hill Road in Bethesda. For information visit their website at, e-mail them at or call 540-458-8710.

Carnegie Mellon Fall Information Session ~ September 27

Carnegie Mellon University admission staff will hold an information session for interested students on Sunday, September 27 at 2 p.m. at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. The hour-long session will offer information about their colleges and programs, admission and financial aid, and campus life. An RSVP is required -- phone 412-268-2082.

MIT Information Session ~ September 27/29

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will hold two information sessions in the DMV area for prospective students. The first will take place on September 27 at 2 p.m. at the National Electronics Museum, 1745 W. Nursery Rd. in Linthicum Heights, MD. The second will be held on September 29 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Lanier Middle School, 3801 Jermantown Road in Fairfax, VA. For information visit

Washington University Information Session ~ September 27

Washington University in St. Louis invites prospective students and their parents to attend a presentation on Sunday, September 27 at 2 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue. Interested students will learn about their academic programs, life on campus, and how to apply for admission and financial aid. No reservation is needed -- for more information call 800-638-0700 or visit

University of Virginia Information Session ~ September 30

Join UVA's Senior Associate Dean of Admission and a panel of recent graduates to learn about the university and their admission process at this information session. The event will take place on September 30, 6:30 p.m., at the Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley. Please RSVP at

Duke University Information Session ~ October 13

Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid and much more at their information session on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria. Students may register at

Performing & Visual Arts College Fair ~ October 18

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) presents their national college fair for students interested in pursing a degree in the performing or visual arts on Sunday, October 18 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Fair hours are from 1-3:30 p.m. For information visit their website at To register visit

Fall HBCU Tour with Arrow Collegiate Tours ~ November 18-22

Arrow Collegiate Tours is offering a bus tour of prominent HBCUs from November 18-22 and will include stops at North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Clark Atlanta, Florida State, and Florida A&M Universities and Spelman and Morehouse Colleges. The trip costs $485 and includes round trip transportation, accommodations, most meals and a visit to Universal Studio in Disney World. For information visit their website at or contact Sabrina Crowder (301-505-2204) or Alexander Reese (301-312-7914).

Counseling Calendar

Counseling News

Posted 08/28/2015 02:22PM
The Counseling Center's Fall SAT Prep Class begins September 20. Click the title above to read more. The registration deadline is September 11th.
Posted 06/03/2015 03:13PM
Caritas winners for 2015, through their unique gifts and talents, burnish our school community through their tremendous example of servant leadership as Holy Cross Men and Women.
Posted 05/29/2015 07:57AM
BMHS senior takes regional competition held by National Bar Association and hosted by Denny's.
Posted 04/30/2015 04:11PM
Freshman Thomas Do was honored as a recipient of the prestigious Dr. Ben Carson Scholarship.
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