Instant Decision Day-Millersville University

Millersville University will be doing Instant Admissions Decision Day Wednesday, December 16th. This is where you can apply online, meet with an admissions rep on a virtual call for about 10 minutes to find out if you are accepted!

Applying now through this method means that you don’t have to pay to send your test scores* and you don’t have to do the essay portion of the application.  Sign-up now:


1) Register for Instant Decision Day with Millersville ASAP for timeslot https://apply.millersville.edu/register/PennManorIDD20
2) Apply to Millersville on their website (easier than the common app) https://apply.millersville.edu/apply/
3) Request Transcripts on Xello. If you are having trouble, you can sign-up on this google form for the counselors to send it. https://forms.gle/qmewTDJbkCq1a4je7

*Millersville University is test-optional for students with a GPA higher than 3.2. If your GPA is lower than a 3.2, then please request on the form below for your counselor to send any test scores we have for you (PSAT/SAT/ACT). https://forms.gle/qmewTDJbkCq1a4je7. If you don’t have either, please talk to your counselor to prepare for an admissions interview.

Upcoming College Events

 
                              Meet your Counselor, Caitlin!      
 
LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY IS COMING TO A PANERA NEAR YOU! Come meet with Caitlin to discuss the endless possibilities of a high quality affordable education! 

Spots are limited, and you must preregister to attend. Bring along your transcripts. Many students will receive a decision on the spot. Apply HERE before your appointment!

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts

Interested in a career in Culinary or Baking and Pastry? There are three options to see what IUP has to offer! Email Barry Saylor (bsaylor@iup.edu) with a date and time below for a Zoom link to the presentation.

Presentation and Pasta Demo (45 minutes, see dates times below) 

  • October 14, Wednesday, times 8:30am and 12:45pm  
  • November 2, Monday, times 8am and 12:00pm  
  • November 10, Tuesday, times 8am and 10:30am  
  • November 13, Friday, times 8am and 12:00pm 
  • November 19, Thursday, times 9am and 12:30pm  
  • November 23, Monday, times 8:30am and 12:00pm 
  • December 1, Tuesday, times 8:30am and 12:00pm 

Presentation or One on One Discussions with Students (short, approximately 15 minutes) 

  • October 13, Tuesday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00pm 
  • October 19, Monday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00 
  • October 20, Tuesday 8:30-11:30am 
  • October 23, Friday 8:00-9:00am 
  • October 26, Monday 1:00-3:00 
  • October 29, Thursday 8-9:00am 
  • November 3, Tuesday 8:30-9:30am or 1:30-3:00 
  • November 5, Thursday 8:00-9:00am or 1:30-3:00 
  • November 6, Friday 8:00-9:00am  

Full virtual presentation and tour of campus (Use link to schedule) https://welcome.iup.edu/culinaryarts/Events/List?ID=10 


HACC is offering Virtual Information Sessions, Coffee Chats with an Admissions Counselor, and Application Days.  We are asking students to pre- register for these events.  Students can find this information online at https://www.hacc.edu/Admissions/Connect/virtual-information-sessions.cfm

Fall 2020 Virtual Open House–  Open House will be October 28th, 2020 at noon and at 6PM.  Please have students pre- register at https://www.hacc.edu/Admissions/Connect/Open-House.cfm


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We are excited to announce our ‘Ville Decision Day for students looking to enroll in the Fall 2021 semester!  Appointments available on October 14, 2020. If you would like to meet with an admissions representative and receive an application decision please follow through these steps:

  • Use the calendar on this page to register for a time to speak to an admissions counselor regarding your application.
  • Submit your completed application at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment.(You can apply here.) 
  • Request to have your high school transcript sent electronically to the university. 

University of Virginia

The following is a list of scheduled programs for the fall:

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday/select Saturdays: Virtual Information Session and Tour
    • A virtual information session hosted by a dean, a virtual tour hosted by our student interns, and a live Q&A with current students.
       
  • Saturday, October 31st: Native/Indigenous Community Panel
    • A virtual event hosted by our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Outreach Team for students and their families to learn more about academics, social life, and cultural involvement.

In late October, we are planning a weeklong series of virtual events for prospective students to learn more about specific schools, departments, resources, activities, and daily life at UVA. There will be more coming out shortly about the schedule and registration for this series.


Keystone Virtual College Exploration

PACAC is proud to present our Keystone Virtual College Exploration program, for all Pennsylvania students, October 1 – November 6. Registration is now open for students, parents, and counselors. Click here for more information.

Bard College Presents Virtual College Exploration

Colleges That Change Lives

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL), a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process, invites you to its upcoming:

Virtual College Exploration 
Sunday, September 27- Wednesday, September 30, 2020
4 days of presentations and information sessions with 42 Colleges That Change Lives

Bard College’s presentation will take place on
Wednesday, September 30 at 6:00 pm (Central Time).
Students, click here to register.

Please note that you need to register for each session that you are interested in attending. All events are free of charge and open to all students and counseling professionals.

Penn State Day Virtual Open House

Saturday, October 10


Virtual fall events at Penn State York are a perfect opportunity for college-bound juniors and seniors to learn more about Penn State before the November 15 Early Action application deadline and December 1 priority Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline!
Penn State Day Virtual Open House: Saturday, October 10
Students will learn about the admissions and financial aid award processes and timeline, have an opportunity to interact with our faculty and current students, and view campus via a virtual campus tour. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. (ET). Students will receive a $65 application fee waiver. Students can register online or call 717-771-4040.
Virtual Application and FAFSA Completion Workshops:
Students are invited to attend a virtual workshop with admissions and financial aid staff who will guide students on how to complete their Penn State online application and/or Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Space is limited. A $65 application fee waiver will be applied to all applicants who attend a workshop. Students can register online or call 717-771-4040.
Virtual Application Completion Workshop:
Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Monday, October 26 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop:
Saturday, October 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Monday, November 16 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Strategy Virtual Courses via Zoom: Thursdays, October 8 – November 19 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. (ET)
Fully qualified instructors will assist students in improving their math and critical reading/writing skills, as well as in providing guidance for test-taking strategies. The $295 tuition fee includes the College Board SAT Study Guide.
To learn more, and to register, students can go to SAT Preparation.
Important Penn State Application Deadlines for the Fall 2021 Semester:
Early Action: November 15
FAFSA: December 1
Penn State will continue to accept applications for admission after the dates listed above, however, priority placement and scholarship awards are given to students who complete their application by the suggested deadlines.
Please note that Penn State has moved into a test-optional evaluation process for the 2021 admissions cycle. We are making this change to give Penn State applicants a choice that will ease the anxiety that many future students and families are experiencing as a result of test-taking disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Common App Information–Make sure you are completing your college applications correctly!

https://www.commonapp.org/ is a place for you to learn about the college admissions process understand how to plan and apply to college, and discover all that different colleges have to offer. If you are planning to use the Common Application to apply to college use the following resources to guide you!

There is a nice “What is the Common App” sheet and How the First Year Common App” works sheet. Check it out to learn more.

Visit www.commonapp.org to learn more.

Admissions Decision Day 2019

Penn Manor Counselors have coordinated Admission Decision Day with Millersville University on November 11th.

Millersville University Admissions Decision Day: Tuesday, November 12th

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Deadline to apply to MU online by November 4th *Select “fee waiver” and enter code: FR2020 on the Millersville Application (recommended not to use the Common App for Admissions Decision day to use fee waiver).

Deadline to sign up with PMHS Counseling office by November 4th.

What is Admissions Decision Day? 

Admissions Decision Day means that a student will meet one-on-one with an Admissions rep here at Penn Manor High School. During this one-on-one meeting the student will find out if he/she got into the university. *Art and Music Majors will require an additional review process. In that case, the Admissions rep at the event will explain the process to the students and provide feedback on their application.

Application Tips:

  1. Dress clean and professionally on the day of the event to meet with the admissions reps
  2. Bring a copy of your first marking period report card and/or letters of recommendations if you need that additional competitive edge or need to supplement for low grades in the past.

Test Scores: If you already have your test results, the PMHS Counselors will provide it if you have signed-up online. If you are schedule to take them in the future, please request your SAT through www.collegeboard.org and/or ACT scores through www.act.org

Transcripts: If you have signed up online, the PMHS Counselors will provide it to the college if you have signed-up online.

Philadelphia College Fair for Architecture and Design

October 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Temple University School of Art

The Philadelphia Architecture + Design College Fair is free and open to the public. High school and college students, parents, teachers and counselors will have the opportunity to learn about programs in architecture and other built environment disciplines.
They will have a chance to speak with over 45 colleges and universities. Counselors and teachers are also welcome to attend to learn more about design disciplines.

There will be two featured panels during the event:”Life as an Architecture Student” from 11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.”Pathways in the Profession” from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Miranda Westrick at miranda.westrick@temple.edu or 215-204-9135.

See website for more information: https://tyler.temple.edu/philadelphia-architecture-design-fair

College 101 March 14th, 2018

Everything you need to know about the admissions process from college reps and school counselors

The 2018 College 101 event is Wednesday, March 14th at 6:30 pm in the High School Library.   

Everything you need to know about the admissions process from college reps and school counselors for grades for students grades 9th, 10th, and 11th. After the general college information about the college searchapplication timeline, and college entrance essay writing, and interviews. 

“How to Make the Common App ‘Not So Common”   Components of applying to college, and details about what and to include in applications.

“Writing a Stand-out Essay”  Where do I start in writing my college application essay? What do admissions reps want to read about?

“How to Rock the Interview” Many small, competitive colleges require an interview as a part of the admissions process. Learn about this process and how to present yourself in these interviews.

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Upcoming events:  There is a field trip open to juniors to a regional college fair on March 15th. Stop by the school counselors office to get a permission slip. 

Free College Bound Money Boot Camp

Rowan University is hosting a FREE College Bound Money Boot Camp!

This is designed as a one-day series of workshops and information tables where current students, incoming students, and family members work side by side with the University Admission Office, Financial Aid Office, and lenders to gain a head start on the competitive edge of the admissions and payment process.

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:30am-2:00pm

Where: Savitz Hall, Rowan University – 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

If you are interested in attending, please register before March 15th by emailing your confirmation/questions to: OPEC@rowan.edu

 

 

Understanding College: Academic Exploration Night

Undecided about which major you want to pursue? You are not alone! York college is hosting an Academic Exploration Night for students who are undecided about what to major in. There will be York College students there from a dozen different majors to answer any questions that families and students might have.

This great opportunity will take place on December 5th at 6:30 pm in the Gumbacher Sport and Fitness Center at York College.

To register for free please visit: www.ycp.edu/understandingcollege

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National Christian College Fair

If you are a student interested in learning more about the financial aid process and how to make a Christian College or University education affordable, there is a great opportunity for you! On Thursday, October 5th from 7-9 pm Lancaster County Christian School is having a college fair and they are hosting over 30 Christian Colleges for you to learn more about.

Location: 2390 New Holland Pike Lancaster, PA 17601

For more information about the National Christian College Fair please visit: https://myblueprintstory.com/christian-university-college-fairs?fid=104

Admissions Rep Meetings

In addition to the college fair at Education Day on November 6th, Penn Manor Counselors have coordinated Admission Decision Days with three colleges and Admission Rep visit with two other colleges.  Dates and Sign-up below:

Millersville University Admissions Decision Day: Monday, October 30th

Deadline to apply to MU online, October 25th, 2017MU Logo

Deadline to sign up with PMHS Counseling office by October 25th

You do not need to pay the application fee.  Check off the “waiver” box to waive the application fee. Signing up online with the PMHS Counseling office for this event serves as your waiver.

York College: November 6th

Deadline to apply to York College, October 30th, 2017York College Logo

Deadline to sign online up with PMHS Counseling office and request transcripts by October 30th

No fee to Apply.

PA College of Health Science Admissions Decision Day November 6th

Students must apply online by October 30th.

Students should also sign-up with the PMHS School Counseling office by October 30th

Fill out the Sign-up sheet to get the code for the fee waiver.

West Virginia University Admissions Rep Visit November 6th

 

Sign-up Online to meet with this Division 1 University of West Virginia

Rensselaer Poly Tech Admissions Rep Visit November 14th

Sign-up Online to meet with a rep from one of the countries oldest technological research university.

Click here 12th graders sign-up for Admissions Decision Days

Click here 9th-12th graders sign-up for presentations or meetings with reps

 

 

What is Admissions Decision Day? 

Admissions Decision Day means that a student will meet one-on-one with an Admissions rep here at Penn Manor High School. During this one-on-one meeting the student will find out if he/she got into the university. *Art and Music Majors will require an additional review process. In that case, the Admissions rep at the event will explain the process to the students and provide feedback on their application. Dress nicely for the event, you will be meeting with the admissions representatives. Dress to impress!

Sign online up with the PHMS Counseling office at the link  at least a week before the event (see deadlines above). You only need to sign up online once and mark all schools you will be applying to.

Application Tips:

  1. Dress clean and professionally on the day of the event to meet with the admissions reps
  2. Bring a copy of your first marking period report card and/or letters of recommendations if you need that additional competitive edge or need to supplement for low grades in the past.

Test Scores: If you already have your test results, the PMHS Counselors will provide it if you have signed-up online. If you are schedule to take them in the future, please Request your SAT through www.collegeboard.org and/or ACT scores through www.act.org

Transcripts: If you have signed up online, the PMHS Counselors will provide it to the college if you have signed-up online.

College Fairs 2017-2018

PACAC College Fair
The Pennsylvania Association of College and Admissions Counselors (PACAC) has announced the College Fair Schedule.  Below are the locations in our regions:

Hershey Area – 9/5/17 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Delaware County– 9/28/17 (6:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Berks County – 10/4/17 (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
York County – 10/16/17 (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)

For detail about the location, please see the events calendar on the PACAC website.
https://pacac.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=8 .

The Big Virtual College Admissions Fair On September 25th, isThe Big Virtual – College Admissions Fair at the school. We’re expecting several hundred colleges to attend and strongly recommend you participate in the event. Chances are your dream school will be present at the fair. At the virtual fair you will interact with department heads of your favorite college using tools you’re familiar with such as live streaming, text, and video chat. You can learn the details and register for the event by visiting https://CollegeFair.TheBigVirtual.com/Register.

Penn Manor’s Education Day College Fair will be Monday, November 6th in the Central Complex from 11:00-1:00. Many of these Colleges will also be at Conestoga Valley High School in the evening for the College Fair and Career Pathways event open to the public.

Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, U Penn, and Stanford
September 28th, in Allentown, PA. Representatives from the above five universities will conduct brief slide presentations about their institution and answer your questions about the sometimes-mystifying world of college admissions. You will learn what competitive colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college application.  RSVP on their website at http://www.exploringcollegeoptions.org/ 

Christian College Fair
October 5th, 2017 7pm-9pm at Lancaster County Christian School. Christian Colleges from around the country will be represented. For more information, check out: http://mhttps://myblueprintstory.com/christian-university-college-fairs?fid=104yblueprintstory.com/christian-college-fairs/?fid=71 

NACAC National College Fairs
The National Association of College and Admissions Counselors is hosing a college fair in Baltimore October 30th-31st.  Check out the website for location details and registration: http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/fallncf/pages/default.aspx

National Portfolio Day Events -For Seniors

Philadelphia, PA November 5th, 2017. Bring your portfolio to meet one-on-one with the top art and design colleges and universities. Visit Portfolioday.net for more information about specific events and attending colleges and universities.

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

The HACC, Lancaster campus will be hosting one of the inaugural Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship classes starting June 2017! This Apprenticeship program, is the first certified in the Commonwealth. It is a hybrid registered apprenticeship program that provides production workers with the knowledge and competencies needed in the advanced manufacturing environment.

What does this program encompass?

  • 18-month (or 3,000 hour) apprenticeship program, individuals are trained to
  • Set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment
  • Help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements
  • Understand manufacturing as a business system that integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders
  • Efficiently and safely manage raw materials and consumables

There is an Information Session, Tuesday, May 9, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the HACC Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 202. This will be a great opportunity for students and their parents to meet with the program director to learn about this program, and find out about the local companies who are already on board and are ready hire!

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email: Lauren Holubec, Director, Manufacturing and Logistics: lsholube@hacc.edu or 717-736-4212.