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C OLLEGE C ONFERENCE M A N U A L School Guide Publications www.schoolguides.com PHOTO COURTESY OF ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUNY FEATURING 57th Annual Orange County to Host College Night Representatives from approximately 175 colleges will participate in the 57th Annual College Night which will be held at Orange County Community College on Wednesday, May 4. College Night is sponsored by the Orange County Counselors Association. This free event is open to all area students and parents.

SCHOLARSHIPS 1,200 STUDENT INTERNSHIPS HONORS GABRIELLE KOMAR N ITSY 13 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION Use the Pace Advantage to Work Toward Greatness Pace Advantage Work Tow Greatness Toward owar www . www. p a c e. e d u 201010079 Pace University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin. ROBUST 1800874PACE 2 o School Guides COLLEGE CONFERENCE MANUAL April 20, 2011 www.schoolguides.com

By Brian Golden and Christine Thomas The Orange County Coun selors Association will host their 57th Annual College Night at Orange County Community College in Middletown, NY on Wednesday, May 4th from 700 to 900 p.m. This evening will give students and parents the opportunity to meet admissions representatives from over 160 colleges and universities from all over the country. Representatives from the armed services will be there as well to answer questions about serving in the military. If you a

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Make Rockland Community College Your First Choice In a recent student survey, twothirds responded that Rockland Community College RCC was their first choice. Let RCC graduates tell you why in their own words Nationally Acclaimed Honors Programs After graduating from RCCs Honors Program, I transferred to Harvard on full scholarship. The Honors Program helped me acquire the skills and knowledge I needed to handle the rigorous academics at Harvard, and later in the JDMBA program at Stanford. Monic

Eastwick College Named Best Technical College If youre looking for a college with a strong reputation and some of the most highlyregarded medical programs in the area, you should consider Eastwick College. The College was recently named one of Americas Best Technical Col leges by Institutional Research Evaluation, Inc. in recognition of the Colleges exceptional student support, curriculum development and graduate achievement, in addition to a very low student loan default rate. Located in Ramse

Saint Peters College Opens New Science Center On Friday, September 10, 2010, Eugene J. Cornacchia, PhD, president of Saint Peter s College, Senator Robert Menen dez, Congressmen Steve Rothman and Albio Sires, Mayor of Jersey City Jerramiah T. Healy and John W. Luginsland, PhD, program manager of the Plasma and ElectroEnergetic Physics program of the Department of Defenses Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR, joined together to officially open the Colleges Center for Micro plasma Scienc

Making the Most of Your Senior Year By Nancy Kolewe To make the most of your senior year, you really need to begin planning early in your high school career. By carefully selecting your academic schedules for each year of high school, planning ahead for college testing, and developing a tentative list of colleges to investigate prior to your senior year, you will be able to tackle more efficiently the tasks that face you during your senior year. Planning ahead and staying organized will be essen

EDUCATION. ONE STUDENT AT A TIME. Its not what I did at Saint Peters... Its where I am able to go that makes the difference. Barza, Class of 2010 Hired in December, 2009 by a top national accounting firm. Learn more about Barzas Saint Peters experience at spc.eduBarza At Saint Peters College, every student is given the opportunity to complete at least two paid internships in the career field of their major. Its not just a part of our Jesuit curriculum. Its a promise to students that when they

Take Your Next Step at SUNY Orange Every journey begins with a first step. SUNY Orange realizes that the pursuit of your goals and ambitions will indeed be a journey. As you map your future, you need to assess the best method for reaching your destination. SUNY Orange is confident that it will be your ideal and logical first step, and thats why you are urged to research the Colleges degree and certificate programs. And, thanks to the Colleges ongoing expansion in Newburgh with the constructio

Be inspired. Inspire others. Learn. Share knowledge. Follow in big footsteps. Make your own. io A na pp .ed ly u To ap d ply ay on lin e M a t t e r. Iona College New Rochelle, NY iona.eduvisit To speak to an admissions counselor or schedule a campus visit call 800 231IONA Follow us on Twitter twitter.comionacollege www.schoolguides.com School Guides COLLEGE CONFERENCE MANUAL April 20, 2011 o 11

Caldwell College Liberal Arts Core Develops Whole Self At the core of a Caldwell College education is its liberal arts curriculum, designed to develop critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and foster moral and civic awareness. Students develop the whole self as they experience major branches of learning through the Colleges liberal arts core the humanities the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics and the social sciences. The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivi

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY Top students choose Stony Brook. Top Earning Graduates 24 among public colleges Payscale.com Top 100 A among all Best Value Public School Kiplinger American Universities U.S.News World Report More than 150 majors, minors, and Prime location only 60 miles from New York City Seven ABETaccredited programs in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Named one of the Best Colleges combineddegree programs Firstrate opportunities for undergraduate research at

Keystone College Imagine Anything Realize Everything By Jonathan Summers It comes as no surprise that the fall 2010 academic year has seen the largest enrolling class in Keystone College history. Students hailing from all across the country and all over the world have chosen to become part of the Keystone family, adding to our undergraduate population of approximately 1,700. Each year, Keystone welcomes all of our students to a unique educational experience synonymous with the concepts of family

Begin the Next Chapter of Your Life at Keystone NCAA II ion I Divis tics thle A Online, Day, Evening, and Weekend Classes Let us introduce you to all we have to offer at our Ind i Att vidu en al tio n SneakaPeek Day Monday, June 13 18774COLLEGE One College Green La Plume, PA 184401099 admissionskeystone.edu www.keystone .edu www.schoolguides.com School Guides COLLEGE CONFERENCE MANUAL April 20, 2011 o 15

The College of Westchester Inspiring the Success Within You The thought of selecting a college can be exciting and daunting all at the same time. The great power of The College of West chester CW is its small college environment and dedicated, caring professors and staff. CW gives you the opportunity to develop marketable, specialized skills to inspire the success within you to create your dream career. With its unique mission and studentcentered environment, the College has assisted thousands o

We Inspire Success The great power of CW is our small college environment and dedicated, caring professors and sta . As a truly studentcentered culture, we care about your success and satisfaction. Should you need assistance with anything, from admissions to career services, our faculty and sta will be there to help you along your path to success. The College of Westchester o ers bachelors and associate degrees with programs in business, allied health, digital media and technology. Like us on

Bryant UniversityThe One Todays world demands a different type of education. Bryant is The One. The One university that inspires students to discover their passions, unlock their potential, and develop what they love into a lifetime of success. A Tradition of Innovation Bryants nearly 150year tradition of continuous innovation offers an education like no other. You will learn more than you ever imagined possible at The One university that is shattering the thinking that liberal arts and business

Berkeley College Preparing Students for Promising Futures Berkeley College empowers students to achieve success in their chosen careers. Recognized as a leader in business education for 80 years, Berkeley graduates walk away from college with much more than degrees. They walk away with promising futures. Every Berkeley student enjoys The Berkeley Advantage, a number of benefits and experiences that give students a competitive edge in acquiring positions in careers related to their major fields o

Army Reserve Offers Education Benefits to Thousands of Students This year the Army Reserve is offering impressive educational benefits to thousands of collegebound students, like you, as part of their overall college plans. As an Army Reserve Soldier, you could partake in a wide array of programs to support your educational goals and help pay for college. Plus, the Army Reserve provides the option to stay in college without interruption making sure you have the time and freedom to put all of yo

URI Transforms Your Interests Into MultiMajors By Liz Prager OBrien If you are college bound, you are part of a generation that has virtually redefined the concept of multitasking, elevating efficiency, socialization, and even education to levels never before imagined. Coming from a generation for which the portable CD player was a monumental revolution, I can hardly fathom listening to an iPod while studying, texting with friends, and instant messaging with classmates all at the same time. Can

SUNYIT Momentum Continues with Campus Transformation With rising enrollment and an expanding campus, SUNYIT is an institution on the move and an increasingly popular choice for students. SUNYIT is experiencing a period of tremendous growth and development, said Wolf Yeigh, president. With our infrastructure growing and our academic offerings increasing it stands to reason that more and more students are choosing us. The announcement of a wideranging nanotechnology partnership with the Universit

at Hofstra, I got street smart Edwin Raagas 10 B.B.A., Marketing As a child Edwin Raagas was mesmerized by the excitement of Wall Street. Today, as an intern with the New York Stock Exchange, he heads to the street to experience the excitement of a budding career. Its more than just a degree. Its a superior education, a full college experience, access to stateoftheart resources and facilities, and a network of peers and mentors. At Hofstra University, recognized by The Princeton Reviews Best C

AMDA Offers BFA Degrees in the Performing Arts and More American Idiot, The Addams Family, Million Dollar Quartet, Memphis, Ragtime, Rock of Ages, Shrek the Musical, Hair, In the Heights, South Pacific, Hair spray, Wicked, West Side Story and Jersey Boys are the Broadway shows in which AMDA grads are currently performing. Modern Family, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, Boardwalk Empire, The Glades, Cougar Town, Pretty Little Liars, In Plain Sight, House, The Closer, The Office, Gossip Girl,

Lasallian Catholic Education Since 1853 1.800.MC2.XCEL www.manhattan.edu M anhattan College offers innovative Lasallian education, which means that what you learn is both practical and forwardlooking. That values and compassion are at the heart of whatever you do. That experience comes from opportunity, and opportunity comes from experience. And that college must be about something bigger than classes and even careers like a full, caring and meaningful life. Mix that with stateofthediscipline

Norwich Students Build, Defend Virtual Computer Network By Susan Youngwood Their parents dont understand what they do. But seven Norwich computer security students impressed an audience of hundreds at the recent SC World Congress, a New York City gathering of information security professionals. Students defended a virtual network they had built, a key component of a simulation that was the conferences keynote event. For 12 hours to network meltdown, a cyber gang invaded the network of a fictitio

Lasell College Experience Every Day Lasell College is a small, private, coeducational college located in Newton, Massachusetts, with over 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students, representing 26 different states and 20 foreign countries. Lasell offers a unique blend of liberal arts and professional academic programs, immersing students in the educational concept of connected learning. Connected learning permeates every program at Lasell College. Classroom walls become transparent, as real worl

Congratulations, Stonehill Graduates Stonehill College graduates are consistently finding careers in their areas of study, even in these tough economic times. Desa Van Laarhoven, Stonehill class of 2004, is currently working as the Executive Director of the Marion Institute in Marion, Massachusetts. Like so many Stonehill students, Desa discovered her interest as a child growing up on the familys small farm in Lakeville, Massachusetts. She began to understand the relationship between the actions

Iona College The Perfect Fit Iona College is ranked in the top tier of U.S. News World Reports Americas Best Colleges 2010 and is noted among the best in the Northeast by The Princeton Review, among others. The Colleges AACSBaccredited Hagan School of Business has been named among the best business schools by The Princeton Review and Business Week. Founded in 1940 by the Con gregation of Christian Brothers, students choose Iona, located in suburban New Rochelle, New York, for its mediumsized be

Top Students Choose Stony Brook University U.S. News World Report has again named Stony Brook University among the 100 best national universities and 50 best public universities. The Wall Street Journal ranked the University eighth in the nation among public institutions for placing students in elite graduate schools in medicine, law, and business. And Stony Brook is one of only 63 members of the elite Association of American Uni versities, along with Princeton, Harvard, and MIT. Imagine the Po

Endicott A Spectacular Campus and So Much More Located at the oceans scenic edge, just 20 miles north of Boston, Endicott College is a vibrant part of Massachusetts historic North Shore. This stunning waterfront campus has been hailed as one of the most spectacular in the United States. The treestudded, 231acre campus boasts private beaches, rolling lawns and tranquil ponds. Architectural styles on campus range from modern residence halls and study centers to apartments, townhouses, and Victoria

Get Inspired at Hofstra University Whatever your dream, Hofstra University can help you get there. Hofstra is a dynamic private institution where students find their strengths and discover their futures. With extensive academic offerings, an outstanding faculty, and stateoftheart facilities and technology, Hofstras resources rival those of any major university in the nation. And with an average undergraduate class size of just 21 and a studenttofaculty ratio of 14to1, Hofstra students benefit fr

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Quinnipiac University Three Settings, One University Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut is a comfortablysized school with a very large reputation for excellence. In letters, surveys and Emails, alumni say that Quinnipiac has made them into better people and they are better prepared to compete in this jobcrazy economy. They formed lasting friendships with their professors, and the small classes average class size 22 and a 161 studentfaculty ratio gave them both a meaningful education an

ENDICOTT Discover the Experience . . . COLLEGE Baccalaureate Programs of Study Accounting Athletic Training Biology and Biotechnology Business Administration Entrepreneurial Studies Finance International Business Management Marketing Environmental Science Preprofessional ...at one of the most spectacular campuses in the United States, on the oceanfront and just 20 miles north of Boston, the worlds most exciting college town. Communication Computer Science Advertising Contemporary Journalism

Manhattan Coll. Quality Education for Tomorrows Leaders Since its inception in 1853, Manhattan College has never wavered from its principle goal to deliver today the quality of education necessary for the leaders of tomorrow rooted in a Lasallian Catholic education. The Colleges commitment to and focus on delivering highquality education to a diverse student body remain constant and true. Location, Location, Location Students who attend Manhattan College have the best of both worlds. Located in

The Financial Aid Process When it comes to financial aid, the first question most students and parents ask is Where do I begin The best place to begin your search is the high school guidance office. In addition to college directories, like Barrons, Fiske, and School Guide, many guidance offices also use computerized college search programs that provide comprehensive information about colleges nationwide, including financial aid programs, the number of students who receive financial aid, the aver

CampusBased Financial Aid Certain campusbased programs use federallyallocated funds to provide students at their school with lowcost loans, grants, or workstudy opportunities. Others award scholarships and grants using the schools own funds, including endowments and private contributions. Federal Perkins Loan Program The Federal Perkins Loan Program offers longterm, lowinterest loans to students who can demonstrate financial need. The maximum that can be borrowed under this program is 5,500 per

Easing the Cost of a College Education Individuals and families who pay college tuition, fees, and other related expenses may be eligible for a tax break on their federal income tax. This section describes various programs and tax benefits that may make higher education more affordable for many families. This information is meant as a guide only. For more detailed information on all the tax benefits outlined below, consult your tax professional or refer to IRS Publication 970, Tax Benefits for H

New York Financial Aid For information on grants, scholarships, work study opportunities, loans, and loan forgiveness programs contact New York State Higher Education Services Corporation HESC 99 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12255 8886974372 5184731574 www.hesc.com Following are the financial aid programs available to New York State students. Note the 20102011 New York State budget does not include funding for the Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship, Regents Health Care Profess

Pace Announces Winners of Business Plan Competition A vision to change the way New York City business owners look at their midsize buildings utility bills won its innovator top honors in Pace Universitys 2010 Business Plan Competition. Budding entrepreneurs with companies focused on improving driver safety and oncampus housing were awarded second and third place, respectively. Now in its seventh year, the contest is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at Pace Universit

529 Plans Attractive Way to Save for College Over the years the U.S. Congress has given taxpayers a variety of taxadvantaged ways to save and pay for higher education. One particularly effective program is the qualified tuition plan, commonly referred to as a 529 plan. Since Congress added the 529 plan to the law in 1996, most states have established at least one 529 plan. What Is a 529 Plan A 529 plan is a taxadvantaged investment savings account for saving for higher education expenses run by

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