Fall events at Penn State York are a perfect opportunity for your college-bound juniors and seniors to learn more about Penn State before the November 1 early action application deadline and December 1 priority Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline! We are offering a variety of both virtual and in-person events.
Penn State Day Open House: Saturday, October 9 (in-person event) 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 walking 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.
Application Workshop (Virtual)
Admissions Counselors will be on-hand to help you work on the Penn State application. Application fee waiver of $65 for those who attend!
Q&A session for students interested in attending the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), one of the five federal service academies that include West Point, Annapolis, Air Force, and Coast Guard academies.
What: Virtual question and answer session with some of our outstanding Midshipmen. This will be the perfect opportunity to learn about the admissions process and what it’s really like to attend USMMA.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Federal Service Academies are not for everyone but we encourage those students looking to serve their country and accept a demanding academic schedule to apply. Like all federal service academies, there is no application fee for USMMA.
Our rigorous four-year academic program is highlighted by the Academy’s Sea Year experience. Through this unique program, every student gains real-world leadership experience working aboard commercial ships sailing to ports around the world during three academic terms. Our students pursue a degree in one of five majors offered through two Academic Departments: Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation. Students receive full tuition, room and board, and books at no cost.
Graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy earn a Bachelor of Science degree, a U.S. Coast Guard license, and a commission in the United States Armed Forces. Our graduates have an option to work as ship’s officers in the United States maritime industry or serve as commissioned officers on active duty in any branch of service.
More information about the Academy can be found here.
PSCA is pleased to announced that PACAC is partnering with StriveScan to host virtual college fairs in Spring 2021. The first event will take place on March 22-23 from 5:00pm-7:45pm ET. Students and counselors can view the schedule and register at the following link https://www.strivescan.com/pennsylvania/ There are additional college fairs on the following dates:
Monday, April 12th or Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 5:00 – 7:45 PM Eastern Time
Monday, June 7th or Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 5:00 – 7:45 PM Eastern Time
Transfer Virtual College Fair: For all transfer students throughout Pennsylvania (and for colleges that wish to recruit students from Pennsylvania)
Tuesday, May 11th or Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 5:00 – 7:45 PM Eastern Time
Do you need help with filing the Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)? The FAFSA is used by students to apply for financial aid such as grants, work study and student loans. You will be able to ask our Higher Education Access Partners questions about the FAFSA during this interactive webinar. Join this webinar for a walk through of filling out the form. Click the button to register!
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:
*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.
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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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 (email@example.com) 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)
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.
The following is a list of scheduled programs for the fall:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Penn Manor Counselors have coordinated Admission Decision Day with Millersville University on November 11th.
Millersville University Admissions Decision Day: Tuesday, November 12th
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).
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 clean and professionally on the day of the event to meet with the admissions reps
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-204-9135.
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 search, application 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.
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.
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