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					                                                                                                 9/26/09

                                              Provided by:
                                Roseann Cochran, College/Career Counselor
                                    RRHS Career Center – Admin. 104
                                      Direct phone 896-5616 (24/7)
                                        Email: rcochran@rrps.net
This issue provides information on:
                RRHS Guide to College
                RRPS College Fair – Oct. 14 6:00 – 7:30 pm
                Career/college/scholarship web site
                Dates college representatives will be visiting RRHS/ ACT & SAT test
                 registration dates + more……


“RRHS Guide to College” is now available on the RRHS web site.

        Information includes:
             1. Getting Ready
             2. Learning about Colleges
             3. College Admission Tests
             4. Applying to Colleges
             5. Financing College


RRPS COLLEGE FAIR
                              Oct. 14 6:00 – 7:30 pm RRHS Cafeteria
                NM Student Loans will be conducting short workshops on financial aid
Some of the colleges that we be participating include:
   Art Institute of Denver              Michigan State, MI               Univ. of Colorado, CO
   CNM, NM                              NM Highlands, NM                 UNM
   Cornell, NY                          NMSU, NM                         UNM – BA/MD program
   Cotty College, IA                    NM Tech, NM                      UNM - Engineering
   Eastern NM                           Ohio State Univ., OH             St. John’s College, NM
   Fort Lewis, CO                       Santa Fe Com. College            Universal Technical, AZ
   ITT, NM                              SIPI                             Western NM
   Kaplan Test Prep

                                                              *College participants are subject to change


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    Career/College/Scholarship web site
                                            nm.bridges.com
    Students and parents can access this web site for career interest inventories/comprehensive career
    information/ college searches/compare colleges/ major searches/ scholarships and more….
    Inventory and search results can be saved to your portfolio for future reference. Contact the RRHS
    Career Center at 896-5616 or rcohran@rrhs.net for additional information or if you have questions
    about this web site.




                                                                                              PLANNER
      EXPLORER                                                                         Career Interest Profiler
    Career                                                                            Compare careers
     Information                                                                       Ask “why not” if a
    Career Finder                                                                      career does not match an
    Videos                                                                             inventory
    Careers related to                                                                School/College Finder
     classes                                                                           Direct link to college
                                                                                        web sites
                                                                                       Compare colleges
                                                                                       Major Finder
                                                                                       Scholarship Search




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Upcoming Dates
The list of college representatives changes on a daily basis – The list will be updated as additional
colleges are added.

Oct. 1        SAT early registration date for the Nov. 7th test - on line registration is available at
              www.collegeboard.com

Oct. 2        ACT late registration date for the Oct. 24 test –online registration is available at
              www.actstudent.org

Oct. 6        8:00 Wooster Poly Technical Institute * – A WPI education has never been more relevant
              than it is today, because the demand for innovative thinkers who can solve problems on a
              global scale has never -www.wpi.edu/

              9:00 Colorado State University* – Colorado State University is a public, four-year,
              nationally accredited, comprehensive research university located in Fort Collins. CSU offers
              bachelors ... www.colostate.edu/
              *Students need to sign up to talk with the college representative in the Career Center
              (email/voice mail/ in person).

Oct. 7        NO SCHOOL – Teacher In service

Oct. 8 – 9    NO SCHOOL – Fall break

Oct. 10       8:00 am – SAT exam in RRHS cafeteria – Be sure to bring a picture ID, pencils and a
              calculator

Oct. 12       7:45     University of Colorado* - The University of Colorado at Boulder is a national
              comprehensive research university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over
              150 fields ... www.colorado.edu

              8:00    Whitman College* Liberal arts institution located in Walla Walla, Washington.
              www.whitman.edu/

              8:30    Cornell College* Residential liberal arts college established in 1853. Operates
              under the distinctive One-Course-At-A-Time academic calendar. www.cornellcollege.edu/

              9:00   Tulane University* Tulane University, a selective private research university
              founded in 1834 in New Orleans, is a leader in scholarly initiatives and public service.
              www.tulane.edu/

              10:00 Arizona State University * Home page for Arizona State University in Tempe,
              Arizona.   www.asu.edu/
              *Students need to sign up to talk with the college representatives in the Career Center
              (email/voice mail/ in person).

              7 – 8:30 pm – Purdue University Preview, registration starts at 6:30
              ABQ Conference Center, 4600 B Montgomery Blvd, NE Suite 100
              rsvp or more info: www.admissions.purdue.edu/previewpurdue


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Oct. 13   8:00    Boston University* An independent, co-educational, and non-sectarian institution of
          higher education and research located along the banks of the Charles River in Boston, ...
          www.bu.edu/

          10:00 Illinois Institute of Technology* Illinois Institute of Technology is a Chicago
          Ph.D.-granting technological university awarding degrees in the sciences, mathematics,
          engineering, ... www.iit.edu/

          2:00    Princeton University (Ivy)* – Princeton simultaneously strives to be one of the
          leading research universities and the most outstanding undergraduate college in the world.
          www.princeton.edu

          Students need to sign up to talk with the college representatives in the Career Center
          (email/voice mail/ in person).

          7:00pm Washington University will be hosting a program for students and parents at
                the Hyatt (downtown). Private teaching and research university offering a variety of
                  undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.     www.wustl.edu/

Oct. 14   PSAT exam – School only for all sophomores and juniors that register for the PSAT
          exam. This is an excellent opportunity for juniors to take a practice college entrance
          examination for only $15. Juniors can leave school at the end of the examination.
          Sophomores will be required to stay until school is dismissed at 1:40. The only way for
          a student to qualify to be a National Merit Scholar is to take the exam as a junior in
          October!

          RRPS COLLGE FAIR 6:00 – 7:30 pm RRHS Cafeteria
          College representatives from over 40 colleges will be available to talk with students and
          parents. NM Student Loans will be conducting free FINANCIAL AID presentations


Oct. 15   11:00 Tufts University* Tufts is recognized as a premier university dedicated to educating
          new leaders for a changing world. Superb teaching and world-class research equip ...
          www.tufts.edu/

          11:30 University of Pennsylvania (Ivy)* The University of Pennsylvania is one of the
          oldest universities in America and, as a member of the Ivy League, one of the most prestigious
          institutions of ...www.upenn.edu/
          *Students need to sign up to talk with the college representatives in the Career Center
          (email/voice mail/ in person).

          SAT late registration date for the Nov. 7th test - on line registration is available at
          www.collegeboard.com

Oct. 16   10:00 Seattle University* – Founded in 1891, one of the largest independent educational
          institutions in the US Pacific Northwest. Located in Seattle. www.seattleu.edu/
          Students need to sign up to talk with the college representatives in the Career Center
          (email/voice mail/ in person).



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Oct. 20      9:00     Vanguard University* Christian institution located in Orange County offering liberal
             arts college degrees. History, overview of programs, admissions and athletics
             www.vanguard.edu/
             *Students need to sign up to talk with the college representatives in the Career Center
             (email/voice mail/ in person).

6-8:00 pm   Christian College Fair at Hope Christian HS

Oct. 24      8:00 am - ACT exam in RRHS cafeteria – be sure to bring a picture ID, pencils and a
             calculator

Oct. 28      NMSU Onsite Registration* – If you are interested in attending NMSU this is a great
             opportunity for you to apply, get admitted and talk to the college representative –
             application fee is waived www.nmsu.edu/
             Students need to sign up with their counselor or in the Career Center (email/voice
             mail/ in person).

Oct. 30      SAT early registration date for the Nov. 7th exam - on line registration is available at
             www.collegeboard.com




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