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Apply Now to Attend Diversity Weekend at Bowdoin

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High-achieving high school seniors from diverse backgrounds, who might otherwise be unable to visit, have the opportunity to spend three days on Bowdoin’s campus for The Explore Bowdoin program. Located in Maine, Bowdoin understands that traveling may pose a significant financial burden for many families, the College covers the entire cost of the trip, including all transportation…

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HS Seniors Can Experience Middlebury During Diversity Weekend

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I’ve heard of Middlebury because of their esteemed Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference but other than that, I wasn’t familiar with it. After a quick little Google search, I found that it sounds amazing. Only 2450 undergrad students – about the size of my daughter’s middle school – the student to faculty ratio is 9:1. Located in VT, they’re…

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Get Nominated for Journey to Bucknell

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Bucknell offers a diversity program, but they are going to make you work to get in. Journey to Bucknell is an overnight program designed to expose high-achieving, culturally diverse high school seniors to Bucknell University. The program will take place from Nov. 8-10, 2015. Prospective students will experience life as a Bucknell student by staying overnight…

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Explore STEM Degrees at Harvey Mudd’s Fall FAST Weekend

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The Fall Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) Program will be held October 8 – 10, 2015 at Harvey Mudd College. It’s an opportunity for high school seniors from populations that are traditionally underrepresented in math and science—including women, students of color and those who will be among the first in their families to…

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Spend a Weekend at Barnard! Barnard Bound Accepting Applications

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If your rising senior is interesting in attending Barnard, have them apply to Barnard Bound. Applications due, Friday, June 12, 2015. Barnard Bound provides a taste of both Barnard College and New York City for promising young women who are high school seniors and self-identity as students of color (defined as individuals from Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latina, American Indian/Alaskan Native,…

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Amherst College Accepting Applications for Diversity Open Houses

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Applications Now Being Accepting for Amherst Diversity Open Houses Add this to the list of upcoming Diversity Weekends! Amherst will be holding two weekend Diversity Open Houses (DIVOH) in the fall to introduce prospective applicants to Amherst’s campus, student body, faculty, classes, and residence halls. Up to 100 students are selected to attend each weekend. Saturday, September…

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Diversity Weekend Applications Now Available For Pomona College

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Pomona College Holding Diversity Weekend 9/26-29 Yes, I know, it’s only May but if you want to get your spot for diversity weekend, then start planning now!  Pomona College (which ranks #3 for Best Value and #5 in National Liberal Arts Colleges according to US News Best College Rankings) has their applications available and online now and…

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Barnard College Offers HS College Planning Day

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College Planning Day for HS Juniors On Sunday, May 3, 2015, the Office of Admissions and the Office of Pre-College Programs at Barnard College are hosting an afternoon program to help high school juniors get a jump start on college planning. Hear from the Dean of Enrollment Management and  Director of Financial Aid Attend two workshops given…

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Bates College Hosts Open House Weekend in November

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Prologue to Bates College 2014 is an open house program for first-generation-to-college students and/or students from diverse backgrounds. Bates is a 4 year liberal arts college in Maine with only 1791 students. Spend three days on them and enjoy a slice of what Bates College has to offer. During the overnight program, designed by the Bates Office…

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Trinity College Hosts Preview Weekend 11/9 – 10

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Each year Trinity College sponsors Preview Weekend, an overnight event that provides an opportunity for high school seniors to explore both the academic and social aspects of the Trinity community— with a focus on the experiences of students of color. Financial assistance for transportation, housing, and meals is available for students who are admitted to the…

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