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  • Joanne ChalgrenMichigan Technological UniversitySchool of Business and Economics
  •  Work Military Trades Apprentice Programs College
  •  Recognize strengths and Weaknesses Analyze your interests and values Achieve a personal goal Increase your earning power Prepare for a career Participate in extracurricular activities Influence of family and friends
  • English 4 yearsMathematics 3 yearsSocial Studies 3 yearsScience 3 yearsForeign Language 2 yearsMany colleges require additional courses in:MathematicsFine and Performing ArtsComputer Science
  •  Become familiar with the content and format Review PLAN results to find weak areas Learn test taking strategies Use Online Prep programs Take free practice tests See counselor for test preparation materials
  •  High School GPA Class rank Letters of recommendation Essay Course selection Extra curricular activities
  •  Majors Type of school & Degrees offered Admission policy Location & Size Costs & financial aid Campus activities Support services
  •  Compile info from many resources: - Websites -College viewbooks -College representatives/college fairs -Counselors and teachers -Parents, students and alumni
  •  Meet with an admissions counselor Verify admission requirements Determine actual costs Explore financial aid opportunities Take a campus tour Investigate programs Attend a class Talk with students/faculty
  •  Narrow choices Review college test requirements Know fees and deadlines Know scholarship requirements Submit application materials -Application for admission -HS transcript -Recommendations
  •  Determine college costs Investigate all resources:  Parents  Savings  Summer Earnings  Scholarships, grants, loans, work- study Complete forms & note deadlines Apply for Financial Aid early
  •  ACT/SAT scores High school grades Study habits Motivation Course selection Placement Interests Commitment
  • Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
  • About Us• Total Enrollment: 7,014• Ranked: In the top tier of national public universities by US News & World Report• Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11:1• Faculty in the Classroom: over 90%• Class Size: 75% have 30 or fewer students• Campus Safety: 3rd safest college town in the US and safest in Michigan• Most wired: 7th in the country by PC Magazine
  • Student ProfileAcademics – 61% rank in top quarter – 3.5 GPA – 25.6 ACT composite Geographical Distribution – 50 states and territories – Over 80 countries
  • Admission Criteria & Process Factors Considered Application Process OnlineFree to apply! www.mtu.edu/apply - FREE Priority Deadline – January 15
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships• Alumni Legacy Award• Presidential Scholars• Leading Scholars• Athletic Grants• ROTC (Air Force and Army)• Other state/federal financial aid• University grants and awards91% of Michigan Tech students receive financial aid, totaling$54 million annually.
  • Career Placement
  • Varsity AthleticsMen’s Division IIce HockeyMen’s Division II Women’s Division IIFootball VolleyballBasketball BasketballTrack and Field Track and FieldCross Country Cross CountryNordic Skiing Nordic SkiingTennis Tennis
  • Business ProgramsBachelor Degrees: -Accounting -Economics -Finance -Management -Management Information Systems -Marketing -Operations and Systems ManagementDual DegreesMBA program
  • BusinessSmall class sizesStudent to faculty ratio: 14:1 Accreditation AACSBReal World ExperienceBusiness Development Career PlacementExperiences 98% of graduates
  • APMP (APPLIED PORTFOLIOMANAGEMENT PROGRAM) 2007 National Champions – Value Category 2002 National Champions - Blend Category Redefining Investment Strategy Redefining Investment Strategy Education (RISE) Symposium Education (RISE) Symposium Dayton, Ohio New York, New York
  • Visiting Campus• High school counselors and teachers • Students Adventure visits Open House Preview Day
  • Questions?