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.

UMD Eastern Shore/Salisbury University Bus Trip ~ April 29

Arrow Collegiate Tours is offering a bus trip on Friday, April 29 to visit the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (it's their Spring Festival!) and Salisbury University. Students will be able to apply for on-the-spot acceptance at UMD Eastern Shore. The $60 fee includes motor coach transportation, admissions office presentations, campus tour,s and snacks on the bus. For information visit www.ArrowCollegiateTour.com or contact Ms. Sabrina Crowder at 240-893-1606.

Wellesley College Junior Open Campus ~ April 30

Wellesley College will host an open house for young women from the high school Class of 2017 on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Attend a sample class, explore campus, meet current students, have lunch, and participate in parent and student information sessions on the college application process, financial aid, and more. For information visit www.wellesley.edu/admission/joc.

Exploring College Options Information Session ~ May 15

Five of the country's most highly regarded schools have joined together to create Exploring College Options, an information session for students and their parents. Attendees will learn about the admission process, academic programs and student life at Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard College, the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University. Exploring College Options will visit the metro DC area on Sunday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW. For information visit www.exploringcollegeoptions.org.

Boston University Information Session ~ May 16

Sophomore and junior students and their families are invited to learn more about Boston University at this information session, scheduled for May 16. The event will take place in the Hanley Multipurpose Room at Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 7 p.m. To register visit bu.edu/receptions.

Multi-College Information Session ~ May 16/17

Students and their parents are invited to an information session hosted by admissions representatives from Brown, Columbia, Cornell and Rice Universities and the University of Chicago. Join them to learn more about the admissions process, scholarships, financial aid, academic programs and campus life. Choose from an event in Rockville, MD on Monday, May 16 or Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday, May 17. RSVP at exploringeducationalexcellence.org.

UNC Greensboro Information Session ~ May 16/17

University of North Carolina Greensboro's First Look program is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about UNCG's academic programs, campus recruitment events, and the application process. Choose either the May 16th (Bethesda North Marriott) or the May 17th (Tysons Corner Marriott) location. Both events begin with check-in at 6:45 p.m. and the program at 7 p.m. For information visit admissions.uncg.edu/firstlook.

Emory University and Georgia Tech Information Session ~ May 17

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology invite parents and students to an information session on Tuesday, May 17 from 7-9 p.m. at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda. The evening will introduce the challenging academic programs and engaging student communities found at both universities. Please RSVP online at https://admission.emory.edu. Click on "Visit/Emory in Your Area", click the mid-Atlantic region on the map, then click on the correct event to register.

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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