College Open Houses / College Visits


    Dunwoody College of Technology Open House Guided tour of Dunwoody, & the opportunity to meet with admissions & financial aid counselors, & instructors from each of our nearly 40 programs. Students who apply at an open house will have the $50 application fee waived. EVENT = 3pm-7pm on TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017.        OTHER OPEN HOUSE DATES: June 13, July 11, & July 25.                                                               Auto, Radiologic Tech, Computers, Robotics, Architecture, etc. + new Software Engineering!

    Century College –                                                                                                                                   Interior Design Info Sessions at 7pm on April 24, May 15, June 1, 2017                                            Kitchen and Bath Design Info Session at 11am on April 28 and May 16, 2017.                              Discover Century Info Sessions offered, too!

    Inver Hills Community College                                                                                            Nursing Info Sessions offered on: April 26 from 4pm – 5pm                                                       Paralegal Info Session offered on: May 4 at 5pm.                                                                         Go online to register:                        

    Inver Hills Community College – OPEN HOUSE from 4pm – 7:00pm on Thurs., April 27.           Go online to register:

    Minneapolis Community & Technical College –

    PRIORITY FAFSA Deadline for Fall 2017 = July 3. Power of YOU FAFSA Due: May 1 !!!!!!!

    CAMPUS VISIT DAYS: Monday, May 1 at 5pm, Monday, May 8 at 5pm. To register, go here: INCLUDLES A VIDEO TOUR! J

    Saint Paul College - INFO SESSIONS at 6pm. RSVP, if can, at Culinary Arts and Wine = Tuesday, April 5                         Business = May 2                                                  Computer Science and Computer Graphics = May 9        Wellness and Service = June 6


    Coast to Coast College Tour – held at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington – Mpls South, 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55439 at 7:00pm on SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017.          RSVP at to learn more about Dartmouth College, Northwestern Univ., Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, Vanderbilt Univ.

    Preview Gustavus – designed as an Intro. to the College for HS Juniors AND Sophomores. Student-lead campus tours, optional free lunch, explore interest sessions on Academics, Athletics, Fine Arts, Study Away, Student Life and Career Development. Event is Saturday, May 13, 2017. To register, go to or call 1-800-GUSTAVUS.

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities VIP Weekend: A Multicultural Student Leadership Retreat for High School Juniors. HELD Thursday, July 20 - Saturday, July 22 ON CAMPUS. FREE! Competitive. About 100 spots. Due: May 12.

    Created by Amy Samelian, Harding HS, 1540 E. 6th St., Saint Paul, MN, 651-744-3149

    JUNIORS/Rising Seniors à FREE FLY-IN College Visit Programs:

    1) College/University-Sponsored Fall [fly-in] Programs for First Generation, Low-Income, Female, or Multicultural Students. These schools WILL or MAY offer a FREE FLY-IN!                         Apply by the DEADLINE! This list is from 2016-2017. Visit the college’s website for new date.

    2) This list includes old 2016 dates + CURRENT 2017 dates & deadlines.

    3) 2016 List:

    Discover Swarthmore Small, highly ranked liberal arts college outside of Philadelphia in PA. FREE! Competitive. For current high achieving Juniors (rising Seniors), with priority given to students of color, first generation, low-income/financial barrier to visit, rural and small town students, as well as DACA-eligible and undocumented students. Experience college life, meet students, tour, live on campus, meet professors, sit in on classes. DATES of fly-ins – TBD but will be in September AND October. YOU MUST BE NOMINATED by June 24, 2017. However, get nominated now so you can receive the student application sooner. End-of-junior year high school transcripts + application are both due July 14, 2017. ?s can be directed to

    Berea College = Private Liberal Arts College with a unique WORK PROGRAM, allowing students to graduate with LITTLE OR NO STUDENT LOAN DEBT! Tuition Promise Scholarship worth nearly $100,000 over 4 years. 1600 undergraduate students from almost all 50 states and 60 countries. 72% are from Appalachian region and Kentucky. Mean family income of a first-year Berea student is under $30,000. 1 in 3 students are of color. 96% are eligible for federal Pell Grants. 32 majors, study abroad, 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, & more. Work 10-15 hours per week. Includes a Campus Christian Center for worship, weekly prayer, interfaith dialogue and intellectual and spiritual engagement with the Christian faith. Includes a Black Cultural Center and African American Studies Program. Values sustainable living and environmental stewardship (green campus with an ecological village, farmland, LEED certification)Visit