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Mich tech

  1. 1. Joanne ChalgrenMichigan Technological UniversitySchool of Business and Economics
  2. 2.  Work Military Trades Apprentice Programs College
  3. 3.  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
  4. 4. English 4 yearsMathematics 3 yearsSocial Studies 3 yearsScience 3 yearsForeign Language 2 yearsMany colleges require additional courses in:MathematicsFine and Performing ArtsComputer Science
  5. 5.  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
  6. 6.  High School GPA Class rank Letters of recommendation Essay Course selection Extra curricular activities
  7. 7.  Majors Type of school & Degrees offered Admission policy Location & Size Costs & financial aid Campus activities Support services
  8. 8.  Compile info from many resources: - Websites -College viewbooks -College representatives/college fairs -Counselors and teachers -Parents, students and alumni
  9. 9.  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
  10. 10.  Narrow choices Review college test requirements Know fees and deadlines Know scholarship requirements Submit application materials -Application for admission -HS transcript -Recommendations
  11. 11.  Determine college costs Investigate all resources:  Parents  Savings  Summer Earnings  Scholarships, grants, loans, work- study Complete forms & note deadlines Apply for Financial Aid early
  12. 12.  ACT/SAT scores High school grades Study habits Motivation Course selection Placement Interests Commitment
  13. 13. Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Student ProfileAcademics – 61% rank in top quarter – 3.5 GPA – 25.6 ACT composite Geographical Distribution – 50 states and territories – Over 80 countries
  16. 16. Admission Criteria & Process Factors Considered Application Process OnlineFree to apply! www.mtu.edu/apply - FREE Priority Deadline – January 15
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. Career Placement
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. Business ProgramsBachelor Degrees: -Accounting -Economics -Finance -Management -Management Information Systems -Marketing -Operations and Systems ManagementDual DegreesMBA program
  21. 21. BusinessSmall class sizesStudent to faculty ratio: 14:1 Accreditation AACSBReal World ExperienceBusiness Development Career PlacementExperiences 98% of graduates
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. Visiting Campus• High school counselors and teachers • Students Adventure visits Open House Preview Day
  24. 24. Questions?