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Jan22 presentation

  1. 1. College Forward11/22/13
  2. 2. Class Schedule• Announcements• Colleges of the Day• College Preference Activity• Time to work on the matrix
  3. 3. Special Olympics: Bowling• Where: Showplace Lanes• When: Saturday, February 2nd, 8:15 am-noon• What: assist Special Olympic athletes with bowling• Currently I have 8 volunteer slots available
  4. 4. Gilbert Elementary’s Mother DaughterDay• When: Saturday, February 9th, 8:30 am-12:15 pm• Where: 5412 Gilbert Road, Austin, TX 78724• What: Work with girls in 3rd-5th grade to promote positive self image• Volunteers needed to help with child care, booths, or set up and clean up• If interested: Please email denise.berry@del- valle.k12.tx.us or call 512-386-3800 x 5545 to sign up.
  5. 5. Next Practice ACT Test Date• February 16th @ 8 am in Connally• This test is mandatory, so make sure you’re checking your calendar and keeping that morning clear
  6. 6. Angelo State University• San Angelo, TX• ~3.5 hrs from Austin• Public university• 6,267 undergrads• Tuition + fees: $7,493• 54% of financial need met on average• 64% retention• 31% graduate w/in 6 yrs• 21:1 student to faculty ratio
  7. 7. Angelo State
  8. 8. Angelo State • ACT Mid 50%: 18-23 • Acceptance rate: 92% • Pop majors: business, interdisciplinary studies, parks & rec, psychology, communications/journalism • Named a Best Western college • Named one of the “Top 10 Up and Coming Regional Universities” by US News
  9. 9. George Washington University• Washington DC• 10,406 undergrads• Private university• Tuition + fees: $45,780• 94% of financial need met on average• 94% retention• 81% graduation w/in 6 years• 14:1 student to faculty ratio
  10. 10. George Washington University
  11. 11. George Washington University • ACT Mid 50%: 27-31 • Popular majors: social sciences, business/marketing, psychology, communications/journalism, health professions • #13 Best College Dorms • #3 College City Gets High Marks • #3 Most Politically Active Students • A Best Northeastern School
  12. 12. What Schools Have Past CollegeForward Students Been Interested In?1. Texas State2. UT Austin3. UTSA4. Texas A&M5. Baylor6. St. Edward’s7. University of Houston8. TAMU-Corpus Christi9. University of North Texas10. TAMU-Kingsville
  13. 13. Best Value Texas Colleges1. Rice University2. Trinity University3. UT Austin4. UT Dallas5. Texas A&M6. Austin College7. University of Dallas8. Southern Methodist University9. Southwestern University10. Texas Christian University
  14. 14. Less Than 2 Hours From Home• UT Austin• St. Edward’s• Texas State• Concordia• Baylor• Huston-Tillotson• Our Lady of the Lake• Prairie View A&M• Southwestern College• Mary Hardin-Baylor College
  15. 15. Best Financial Aid (in the Country)1. Princeton (Princeton, NJ)2. University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)3. New College of Florida (Sarasota, FL)4. Swarthmore (Swarthmore, PA)5. Yale (New Haven, CT)6. Pomona College (Claremont, CA)7. Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)8. Columbia (New York, NY)9. Thomas Aquinas University (Santa Paula, CA)10. Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)