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University of Chicago Virtual Information Session

04/02/20

UChicago Admissions is excited to offer online educational opportunities and virtual programming where you can learn about UChicago and the ins and outs of the college application process. Beginning Monday, March 30, and continuing Monday through Friday, please join an admissions counselor for a live information session that provides an overview of UChicago’s academics, application process, and financial aid. These sessions are open to interested students of all ages, and we will keep an eye on the chat to ensure that your specific questions are answered during the session. Please take a look at the dates and times available and register to join us!

Register for a Virtual Session

Want to learn more about the campus itself? There's no better way than hearing about it from our students! Take a virtual tour around campus, learn about our students' experiences with the Core curriculum and so much more, and view it all at your convenience!

We are happy to help with any questions you may have. Do not hesitate to reach out to us at us at collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu or find your regional counselor here. 
We look forward to speaking with you about the liberal arts education, our specific UChicago curriculum, highly selective admissions, and any other questions you may have. Keep an eye on your inbox for updates as we continue to roll out our online offerings and we hope to (virtually) see you soon! 


CSU Response on Admissions to COVID-19

04/02/20
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The New School Prospective Student Webinars

04/02/20

The New School is excited to show you how they lead in taking a different approach to education – one eager to disrupt the status quo and develop new insights and capacities.

They're now offering regularly scheduled Online Undergraduate Information Sessions for prospective students every Monday evening and Friday morning through May 22. Register now for our first session this Friday, April 3 at 8:00 a.m.

They also invite you to take their virtual campus tour and follow them on Instagram at @thenewschool for university-wide posts and @newschoolwelcomecenter for a glimpse into student life shared by their Welcome Center student social media team.

 

They're acutely aware that choosing a college right now is greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the many changes they've had to make to our daily lives. They want you to know that their admission staff is ready to answer your questions and they invite you to reach out and engage with them.
 


UC's Response on Admissions to COVID-19

04/02/20

Follow uc_precollegescholars on Instagram

04/01/20

For the latest information from the UC System, as well as financial aid points to learn.


https://www.instagram.com/uc_precollegescholars/?hl=en


Washington Univ. in St Louis Information Session

04/01/20

There will be a Virtual WashU Information Session for students to learn more about the admissions process, our academic programs, our campus community, and financial aid and scholarships. There will also be plenty of time for students to ask questions! 

Register Here
Sunday, April 19
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. PST

Register to reserve your spot and we will send them an email with a link to the online session before the event. 

If the following time does not work for your students please let them know they can attend any virtual session on our WashU Near You Page. They can choose a date and time that works best for them! 

For additional information, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (800) 638-0700 or (314) 935-6000 or email us. 

We look forward to talking to your students!


Princeton Review Offering Free webinars

04/01/20

FREE WEBINARS

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Crafting Your College Essays

4/3

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

ACT Strategy Session

4/8

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

Finding Your Dream Colleges

4/10

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

SAT, ACT, or Both?

4/13

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

College Essay Workshop

4/15

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

Finding Your Dream Colleges

4/20

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

SAT, ACT, or Both?

4/24

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

ACT Strategy Session

4/29

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

Finding Your Dream Colleges

5/1

11:00 AM

12:30 PM


The links to each session are below!


Hamilton High School Eligibility for Fee Waiver(s)


To be eligible for a fee waiver for standardized tests, student must meets one or more of the following requirements

· Is enrolled in free or reduced lunch program

· Is enrolled in a program for the economically disadvantaged (AVID, TRIO, Upward Bound)

· Family’s annual income falls within the levels listed by USDA for free or reduced lunch prices (SAT pamphlet for more information)

· Family received public assistance

· Family lives in federally subsidized public housing

· Is a resident in a foster home

Please go to the LAUSD website link below for more information on applying for the free lunch program (and become eligible for fee waivers for standardized tests)  http://home.lausd.net/apps/news/show_news.jsp?REC_ID=258455&id=0   

 Ready to get started on the application? https://www.applyforlunch.com/

Fee waivers cannot be used for Standby (same day) registration

 

SAT, ACT, Subject Tests

Students can receive:

· Two fee waivers for the SAT Reasoning test

· Two Fee waivers for the SAT Subject tests (two sittings, students can take up to three Subject tests in one sitting)

· Two ACT Fee Waivers

 

College Application Fee Waivers:

Students can receive up to four College Application Fee Forms from the College Board (check with the college of your choice to see if they will accept these forms). 

COMMON APP: Students must select "Fee Waiver" on the application. The link is sent directly to the school counselor for approval for all commonapp.org fee waivers. 

UC and Cal State Fee Waivers are ONLY given via the college application site.  No paper fee waivers are given nor will they be accepted for these applications. The University of California Office of the President and The Cal State University system will determine whether each application qualifies for a fee waiver to their institution.  The UC/CSU fee waivers are NOT distributed through the Hamilton College Office. 

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UC quicklinks

(800)207-1710


 

CSU Quicklinks

(857) 304-2087