College News From Los Angeles
SIX COLLEGE VISITS, TEN-COLLEGE SPEED DATING, AND MUCH MORE-
Much info to come about my college visits, so here are ten colleges' presentations, four minutes each:
DICKINSON-4 years beautiful on-campus residences; top international relations program; 70% ED acceptance.
GEORGIA TECH-All about community-maker spaces and team projects. Very focused on entrepreneurship.
GETTYSBURG-New: virtual dissection tables in biology labs; Bloomberg certification/terminals. Always great: political history. Summer programs for high school students.
lLLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-In Chicago-Finance/marketing; applied technology program is hands-on, less-intense computer science. New entrepreneurship/tech center-videogame culture. Very diverse.
LAFAYETTE-Come create your own major. Generous funding for research. 80,000 visitors just came to Bacon Fest!
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT-Prime location in Silicon Beach, home to 500 startups offering 1500 internships in west LA. 10% international.
SOUTHERN METHODIST-Unlimited minors and majors-only BFA in theatre demands requirements. Law Review featuring new paper on Contextual Analysis.
UDELAWARE-World Scholar Program begins freshman year for 50-75 students; 20% of students apply undecided.
UROCHESTER-Open curriculum; requirements fulfilled in clusters. Reflective students with many interests. 30% international. Meet 100% need. Take 5 Scholars Program offers 5th year free.
UTAMPA-Affiliated with top Florida hospital for nursing program. 23% Pell Grant students.