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.

Bryant University Winter Reception ~ January 19

Bryant University's Office of Admission is hosting an information session on Tuesday, January 19 from 7-9 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel. This is a great opportunity for interested students to get more information, have their questions answered, and meet with current students. Interested students should RSVP to Kailin Burns via e-mail (kburns@bryant.edu) or telephone (401-680-2451) by January 15.

Finding the Right College Fit ~ January 26

College Board, together with special guest Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the mayor of Baltimore, is hosting a college event on January 26 from 6-9 p.m. at the Marriott Inner Harbor, 110 South Eutaw Street in Baltimore. Middle and high school students will be able to meet with college admission and/or financial aid counselors at the event. Visit http://baltimore.eventful.com/events/finding-right to register.

SCAD Information Session ~ February 4

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is hosting an information session on Thursday, February 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lorien Hotel, 1600 King Street in Alexandria, Virginia. Interested students are invited to learn about SCAD's innovative academic programs, art and design career options, and admission requirements, as well take part in a question and answer session with SCAD admission representatives.

Arrow Collegiate Tours/Towson and Morgan State Universities ~ February 11

Arrow Collegiate Tours is offering this one-day tour to Morgan State and Towson Universities on Thursday, February 11. The trip will include presentations from each university's admission office and tours of the campuses. The trip costs $65 and includes round trip motor coach transportation. Register at www.arrowcollegiatetour.com. Students must present a note requesting an excused absence from school in advance. For information contact Sabrina Crowder at 240-893-1606.

36th Annual UNCF WIAC Black College Career Day ~ February 17

Area students interested in learning more about the college experience at an HBCU are invited to attend the 36th Annual UNCF WIAC Black College Career Day on February 17. Representatives from approximately 75 HBCUs are expected to attend, making this one of the largest HBCU fairs in this area. The daytime session will take place at Vermont Avenue Baptist Church in Washington D.C. from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The evening session will take place at Paint Branch High School from 5-8 p.m. and is of particular interest to seniors, who may take advantage of on-site interview opportunities with up to 45 HBCUs. For information call Henry Thompson at 301-839-5484 or 301-910-2612 e-mail lookuphmt@aol.com.

Girl Talk, A College Q&A ~ February 27

Ladies - come get the inside scoop on college life at "Girl Talk", a down to earth question and answer session with a panel of young women who are current college students. The event is scheduled for Saturday, February 27 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and will take place in Suite 205 of the Surratts Professional Center, located at 9015 Woodyard Road in Clinton. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP email girltalkcollegelife@gmail.com.

Johnson & Wales University Information Session ~ March 13

Meet your local Johnson & Wales admissions representative at an admissions information meeting on Sunday, March 13 at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 210 Holiday Court in Annapolis. Students may bring a transcript for a preliminary review. Please contact David Janiszewski at djaniszewski@admissions.jwu.edu or 240-498-0054 to reserve your seat.

Arrow Collegiate Tours ~ Spring HBCU Tour, March 23-27

Arrow Collegiate Tours is offering a bus tour of HBCUs, including North Carolina A&T State, North Carolina Central, Clark Atlanta, and Florida A&M Universities, and Bennett, Spelman and Morehouse Colleges. The tour will take place from March 23-27, 2016 and the $485 fee includes round trip motor coach transportation, hotel accommodations, and some meals. The tour will include a mall shopping trip and a day at Disney World for an additional fee. For more information contact Sabrina Crowder at 301-505-2204 or visit www.arrowcollegiatetour.com.

HBCU Tour with Ebenezer AME Church ~ March 28-31

Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church is planning a bus tour of HBCUs for March 28-31 open to all currently enrolled high school students. The trip will stop at Clark-Atlanta, Morehouse, Spelman, North Carolina A&T, Winston-Salem State, Bennett, South Carolina State, Johnson C. Smith, Alabama State and Tuskegee. The cost is $460, which includes motorcoach transportation, 4-night hotel accommodations and all breakfast and lunch meals. For information contact Ebenezer AME at 301-248-8833.

Bowie Baysox College Fair ~ May 19

The Bowie Baysox will hold their inaugural college fair on May 19 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Approximately 30 colleges and universities will have displays and representatives on the Baysox stadium concourse during the fair and the baseball game which follows. The cost of the fair is $6, which includes the fair and a general admission ticket to the Baysox game, which begins at 11:05 a.m. For information visit their website at www.baysox.com.

College Visits Midwest College Tour ~ June 12-17

College Visits will lead a college tour to the midwest from June 12-17. Colleges visited may include the University of Michigan, the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, Lake Forest College, the University of Chicago, De Paul, Purdue and Indiana Universities, and Washington University in St. Louis. All of their tours are supervised by College Visits staff and high school counselors. For information visit their website at www.college-visits.com.

College Visits Northeast Tour ~ June 18-25/July 16-22

College Visits will lead two college tours to the northeast, the first from June 18-25 and the second from July 16-22. Colleges visited may include Boston University, Northeastern, Babson, Harvard, Tufts, MIT, Boston College, Brown, RISD, Providence, Bryant, Yale, Wesleyan, Fairfield, Fordham, Columbia, Barnard, NYU, Parsons, Sarah Lawrence, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel, Swarthmore, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Temple, Villanova, Johns Hopkins, Goucher, MICA, Loyola, Georgetown, George Washington, American and Maryland. All of their tours are supervised by College Visits staff and high school counselors. For information visit their website at www.college-visits.com.

College Visits Tour of Canada ~ July 2-8

College Visits will lead a college tour to Canada from July 2-8. Colleges visited may include McGill, Concordia, Carleton, Waterloo, McMaster, Guelph, Ottawa, Queen's, Trent, Toronto and York. All of their tours are supervised by College Visits staff and high school counselors. For information visit their website at www.college-visits.com.

College Visits Tour of the Southeast ~ July 9-15

College Visits will lead a college tour to the southeast from July 9-15. Colleges visited will include George Washington, Georgetown, Richmond, Randolph-Macon, Duke, UNC at Chapel Hill, Elon, Guilford, Wake Forest, Salem, NC School of the Arts, Davidson, UNC at Charlotte, UGA, Emory, Oglethorpe, Vanderbilt, and Belmont. All of their tours are supervised by College Visits staff and high school counselors. For information visit their website at www.college-visits.com.

College Visits Tour of California Colleges ~ July 10-16

College Visits will lead a college tour through California from July 10-16. Colleges visited may include Harvey Mudd, USC, Cal Tech, UCLA, CSU-Fullerton and CSU-Northridge, Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Santa Clara, University of San Francisco, San Francisco State, Stanford and UC-Berkeley. All of their tours are supervised by College Visits staff and high school counselors. For information visit their website at www.college-visits.com.

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