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C OLLEGE C ONFERENCE School Guide Publications www.schoolguides.com M A N U A L PHOTO COURTESY OF SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY, LORETTO, PA FEATURING Philadelphia National College Fair DATE TIME Sunday, November 6, 2011 1100 a.m. 300 p.m. LOCATION Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia to Host National College Fair Representatives from more than 400 twoyear and fouryear colleges, nursing schools, business schools and trade schools will participate in the Philadelphia National College Fai

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SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY Julie, a marketing and management graduate from Pittsburgh, PA, was President of SIFE and a studentathlete on the Red Flash Womens Cross Country and Track teams. Julie led her SIFE team to a regional championship and participated in a brand case competition sponsored by Clorox, Inc. in Oakland, CA that resulted in her being offered employment as a brand manager trainee with this major consumer products firm. OPENHOUSES HOUSES MAJORHIGHLIGHTS MAJORHIGHLIGHTS Location To

The Pennsylvania Convention Center, located on 12th and Arch Sts., will be the site of the 2011 Philadelphia National College Fair to be held on Sunday, November 6 from 1100 am to 300 pm. Cochairs of this years Fair are Erick Hyde from the University of Pennsylvania, Karen Campbell of Girard College and Michael Cruz from the Office of College Readiness and Accelerated Programs. Since the Fair will conveniently be held on a Sunday, we feel this is an advantage for not only students to attend, but

Combine Your Interests at Cedar Crest College Recently named a Top Regional College and Best Value by U.S. News World Report, 2012, Cedar Crest offers women an outstanding education in more than 30 fields of study. Many Cedar Crest students double major or add a minor to customize their degree for their interests and career goals. With small class sizes and professors who get to know each student as a person, its possible to create a course of study thats uniquely yours. For a complete list of

Because faith and freedom matter. Grove City Colleges deep, abiding love of faith and freedom creates one of the most unique educational experiences available in America today. Academic excellence. Authentic Christian community. Amazing affordability. Plus a nearly 90 graduate placement rate within six months. Discover what it means to learn where youre truly free to believe, to dream, to think, to discuss, to excel and to achieve excellence in all youre called to be. 724 458.2100 www.gcc.

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Growing to Meet the Educational Needs of Philadelphia Todays Community College of Philadelphia is 39,000 students enrolled in more than 70 degree and certificate programs at the Colleges Main Campus, three Regional Centers and convenient neighborhood sites. By necessity, the College continues expanding in order to provide Philadelphia residents with more educational offerings, enhanced student services, and hightech classroom and laboratory space. The new Pavilion Building on the Colleges Main C

Ohio State University A Smart Investment A college education is among the biggest expenses that a family will incur. Given the economic realities of our current times, many families are particularly focused on college costs for good reason. The college selection process represents a major investment decision and choosing a college therefore means, among other things, looking for the best possible return on that investment. Recently, SmartMoney magazine, a publication of the Wall Street Journal,

Harcum College Is 1 Heres Why Harcum College is experiencing the highest enrollment in its 96year history. Thats because students and their families know that even in tough economic times, Harcum graduates are in demand. Thats one reason why Harcum is known as The College of Possibilities. One of the nations leading twoyear independent colleges, Harcums majors are designed for students who want to complete their degree in two years and want a choice between going right to work or transferring t

Among Americas Best AMERICAS BEST COLLEGES 2011 Forbes Magazine www.morgan.edu Growing the Future TM Leading the World TM One of the 25 Best Universities for African Americans, Hispanics Women Black EOE Journal Magazine, Hispanic Network Magazine and Professional Woman Magazine EXPERIENCE MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY www.morgan.edu www.schoolguides.com School Guides COLLEGE CONFERENCE MANUAL October 25, 2011 o 15

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

C.W. Post Offers Dynamic College Experience The C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University offers a dynamic college experience excellent academics, exciting student activities, work opportunities and a safe and beautiful environment just a short train ride away from the excitement of New York City. C.W. Post is a campus of Long Island University, one of the largest private universities in the United States. Located in Brookville, N.Y., on a magnificent 307acre suburban campus, C.W. Post serves a

A Commitment to Student Success at Delaware County CC Students attending Delaware County Community College will find a network of support services that focus on their success. The Colleges newly adopted strategic plan reflects the importance of providing students with the resources needed to succeed in a global society. The plan places a stronger emphasis on student success than in the past and aligns and links the Colleges resources toward that goal. A key factor in the Colleges focus on studen

Saint Francis U. Maintains High U.S. News Rankings U.S. News World Report magazines annual rankings of Best Colleges, 2011, ranks Saint Francis University 51st among the Norths master s degree granting universities. The University retained its same ranking as last year, which was a gain of 14 places over the previous years 65th place ranking and 24 places over its 75th place ranking in 2008. This is more evidence of the great work our faculty and staff are doing in improving academic quality, s

Misericordia University Degrees Come with a Job Guarantee For four years, Mackenzie Cassidy Riaubia dreamed of teaching and leading a classroom of young elementary school students. Like a lot of college students, the elementary and special education major at Misericordia University MU looked for ways to make her talents stand out in a very competitive job market. Upon enrolling at MU, the Newton, N.J., native quickly found a program that would build upon her classroom success and guarantee her e

Lasell College Experience Every Day Lasell College is a small, private, coeducational college located in Newton, Massachusetts, with over 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students, representing 31 different states and 38 foreign countries. Lasell offers a unique blend of liberal arts and professional academic programs, immersing students in the educational concept of connected learning. journal, Polished Lasells own award winning fashion magazine, theatre and choral groups, and Student Governmen

Find Yourself at Barry University Recently named one of Americas Best Colleges by Forbes magazine, Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, is the secondlargest private, Catholic university in the southeast United States. Founded in 1940 and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, Barry offers a vibrant university community that empowers students to develop as professionals and wellrounded citizens. Barry offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in the arts and

Roger Williams UniversityWhat Will You Do Roger Williams University RWU is a mediumsized university with huge opportunities and they are all open to you. With 42 majors to choose from, along with minors galore, your course of study can be almost anything you want it to be. And RWUs small classes 19 student average and low student to faculty ratio 121 allow for personalized attention and, ultimately, a personalized educational experience. Are you interested in a class that you dont see offered C

Husson University The Right Focus Husson is built on the belief that a powerful educational experience should be inclusive. It should include students who bring with them unique gifts, backgrounds and questions learning beyond the classroom and, most importantly, the desire to partner with you to help you meet your goals. Community Husson has a beautiful campus located in central Maine Bangor. This is the perfect place to experience all that Maine has to offer. From whitewater rafting to snowbo

Morgan State Is Growing the Future Leading the World For more than 140 years, Morgan State University has been providing the next generation of corporate, government and nonprofit leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their individual goals and advance those of society at large. The University from its founding as a private biblical institute to its 2005 status as a certified Doctoral Research Institution by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teachers has serve

Discover What Rivier College Can Do for You Rivier College, in Nashua, N.H., is a unique school with boundless opportunities. The College helps students build the confidence and skills they need to succeed, providing them the chance to follow their dreams in a welcoming, supportive, and encouraging community. Rivier is praised by students for its vibrant student body and topnotch professors and coaches who care about students personal and academic growth. You can walk from one building to anothe

One of the nations best college investments. If youre looking for strong preparation for a great career or admission to graduate or professional school, consider a university positioned to deliver resumebuilding internships and coops, handson research experiences, characterbuilding overseas study, and an alumni network with influence around the world. An incredible college experience leads to great outcomes. Nearly half a million Buckeyes worldwide can speak to the power of an Ohio State degree

Richard Stockton Coll. and Cornell Formalize New Partnership The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey recently formalized a cooperative agreement with the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration SHA for the mutual benefit of hospitality management students from both institutions. The signing ceremony took place at Stocktons Seaview Resort in Galloway, New Jersey. Participating in the ceremony and speaking were Stockton President Dr. Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr., Dean Michael Johnson of th

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Adelphi University Change Is Good Since 1896, Adelphi University has been a place of change. Its students benefit from a quality, transformative Adelphi education, and its professors and alumni are leaders in their fields and differencemakers in their communities. Your time at Adelphi will be filled with many changes as you explore different majors, meet new people from throughout the world, and learn new skills through internship and job opportunities. Exciting Definitely. Overwhelming It doesn

Celebrate heritage. Learn from the past. Pioneer the future. Lead the parade. N Op ov e em n H be o u r6 s , 2 e 01 1 Matter. To speak to an admissions counselor or schedule a campus visit call 800 231IONA. Dedicated to academic excellence in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. Follow us www.schoolguides.com facebook.comICAdmissions twitter.comICAdmissions School Guides COLLEGE CONFERENCE MANUAL October 25, 2011 o 31

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

You dont have to wait until graduation to enter the real world. At Pace, youre Just ask Caitlin Meuser 13. While at Pace she has already completed a marketing internship with a nonprofit organization, worked as a marketing rep for Kaplan Test Prep, and learned about international business during her field study trip to China. Pace has the largest already in it. internship program in the New York Metropolitan Area Paces job placement rate after graduation is 12 higher than the national averag

Marymount University Great Education, Capital Location Marymount MU is a coeducational, comprehensive university located in Arlington, Virginia just minutes from Wash ington, D.C. Marymount students enjoy the benefits of a closeknit, suburban campus with easy access to the rich cultural, social, and academic resources of one of the worlds great cities. Within fifteen minutes, you can be on the National Mall surrounded by the Smithsonian museums, the National Archives, and the U.S. Capitol. Brya

Castleton The Right Size, The Right Place With 2,000 students, Castleton State College in Vermont is just the right size, large enough to provide many opportunities in and outside the classroom, yet small enough to be a caring community. Castleton offers more than 30 majors in career preparation and the liberal arts, so students are able to find programs that appeal to varied interests. Classes are small, an average of 17 students, and professors have the time and the inclination to get to know

AMDA Offers BFA Degrees in the Performing Arts and More American Idiot, The Addams Family, Born Yesterday, Hairspray, Million Dollar Quartet, Memphis, Ragtime, Rock of Ages, Shrek the Musical, Hair, In the Heights, South Pacific, Spiderman Turn off the Dark, War Horse, Wicked, West Side Story and Jersey Boys are the Broadway shows in which AMDA grads are currently performing. Modern Family, Desperate Housewives, Dexter, Castle, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, Boardwalk Empire, The Glades,

Learn with Purpose at UMass Lowell Choosing a college is the start of an important journey. Maybe you have a clear destination maybe youre searching for one. Either way, UMass Lowell offers an outstanding college experience that will serve you well wherever you go from here. UMass Lowell is an affordable, midsized, comprehensive research university that combines quality academics with personal attention. Its location 25 miles from Boston in a culturally rich city within major industry corridors

NYIT Were Out There. Join Us The faculty and staff at New York Institute of Technology NYIT understand that in the 21st century, education is what creates human capital the most valuable currency of all. Students all over the world are adopting global standards and adapting to the realities of todays marketplace while customizing their educational experience to meet their individual needs. From NYITs campuses in New York to its programs around the world and online, NYIT recognizes todays realit

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

John Jay College Leader in Educating for Justice At the beginning of the 21st century, John Jay College of Criminal Justice stands at the threshold of a new chapter in its remarkable story. Founded in 1964 as a college to educate police officers in sciences and liberal arts, John Jay has transformed into the preeminent national and international leader in educating for justice a broadly envisioned educational experience embracing social, economic, political, and criminal justice. Every facet o

at Hofstra, I designed my future Emily Miethner 10 B.A., Fine Arts The future is looking bright for Emily, a fine arts major whose talents flourished under the guidance of her professors and fellow students. Her creativity and networking skills helped her land three prestigious design and event internships in New York City. 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 H

West Chester University Excellence in Action One of the top schools in the MidAtlantic states, according to The Princeton Review, West Chester University of Pennsylvania WCU enrolls 14,000 students on its 400acre suburban Philadelphia campus. It is the fourth largest university in the Philadelphia region and the second largest of the 14 institutions that comprise Penn sylvanias State System of Higher Edu cation. Established in 1871 as a teacher education institution, West Chester University now

What Will UBecome We Have a Few Suggestions. With more than 125 innovative programs, the University of Bridgeport makes it easier for you to become the person you want to be. If youre interested in engineering, UB o ers the largest program in Connecticut. Our Health Science Division is the leader in integrated health science education. For your creative side, UBs fashion merchandising program and the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design programs in graphic, industrial and interior design provide st

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

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY Top students choose Stony Brook Top Earning Graduates 22 among public colleges Payscale.com Top 25 Best Values in Public Colleges Kiplinger Top 100 among all American Universities U.S.News World Report Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by the London Times Higher Education World University Rankings More than 150 majors, minors, and combineddegree programs, from business management to health science and from music to mathematics Sustain

New Majors at Bucks CCC Help Students Plot Careers Three new majors are available at Bucks County Commun ity College to help students plan careers in the medical, criminal justice, or recreation fields. The new programs are an associate degree in health information technology HIT, an associate degree in criminal justice, and a certificate in recreation leadership. At Bucks, we continually review our majors to make sure we are meeting the needs of various fields and the needs of students who want

Georgian Court U. Keeping Up with Market Demands At Georgian Court University GCU, students understand that they need more than a degree to succeed. And thats why many of them choose GCU, located in Lakewood, N.J., just minutes from the beaches of the Jersey shore and only an hour from Philadelphia or New York. At GCU, students take courses through the Womens College, which offers undergraduate degrees, or through University College, which offers coeducational undergraduate and graduate programs

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 61 members of the elite Association of American Universities, along with Princeton, Harvard, and MIT. Imagine the Pos

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

Pennsylvania Financial Aid For information on loan programs, grants, scholarships, work study, and all special programs in Pennsylvania contact Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Pennsylvania State Grant Program P.O. Box 8141 Harrisburg, PA 171058141 8006927392 www.pheaa.org Note The New Economy Technology Scholarship NETS Program is not funded for the 20112012 academic year. Contact PHEAA for additional information. State Grants Eligibility state residents enrolled or planning to

Manhattan College The Promise of Opportunity For over 150 years, one constant has guided Manhattan College the Lasallian Catholic heritage upon which it was founded. At the forefront of outstanding, comprehensive colleges, its location in the Riverdale section of New York City provides a distinctive experience that goes beyond the classroom. Manhattan has educated generations of leaders in five programs in the arts, business, education, engineering, the sciences and over 40 major fields of study

Holy Family A University in Tune to Your Success Every institution evolves, but few have done so quite as dramatically as Holy Family University in recent times. Over the last dozen years, Holy Family has transformed itself. Once a commuter college with a modest academic footprint, the institution is now a comprehensive university with more than 30 undergraduate programs and highly respected graduate programs. New aca demic facilities and locations have greatly enhanced the Universitys offerings

SUNY Maritime College Summer at Sea A blustery Long Island Sound sea breeze and hundreds of family and friends wished the cadets and crew of the Training Ship Empire State VI Bon Voyage as SUNY Maritime Colleges Summer Sea Term commenced on May 10, 2010. As a firstyear cadet, I was filled with anticipation and uncertainty as I undertook the first ocean journey of my career. Summer Sea Term is the culmination of the school year for Maritime cadets working towards their U.S. Coast Guard deck offic

Fordham University The Jesuit University of New York A Fordham education blends a rigorous curriculum with the resources, culture and energy of New York City a unique combination by any measure. Fordham students serve as interns at the United Nations and are mentored by CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. They win mtvU Student Filmmaker Awards and capture prestigious Marshall and Fulbright fellowships. As the Jesuit University of New York, Fordham is a place where talent and intellect are truly nurt

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