Posts Tagged ‘holistic-admissions’

Sign up NOW for a Spring Visit Program!

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Whether you are a senior trying to decide which college to attend or a junior just starting the college selection process, the Spring Visit program is a great way to learn more about Oregon State University.  There four program dates : Monday, February 21st, 2011, Friday, March 25th, 2011, Friday, April 1st, 2011 and Friday, […]

Fall 2011 application for Oregon State opens 9/1

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The application for admission for the Fall 2011 entering class at Oregon State University opens September 1, 2010. You may find admission information, advanced credit, and our open house dates at http://oregonstate.edu/admissions. As we begin receiving applications, please note that our Banner system will be migrating to a newer version over the Labor Day Weekend. […]

OSU Named a “Best Buy College”

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Oregon State University has been named a Best Buy School in the upcoming edition of “The Fiske Guide to Colleges” for 2011. The revised and updated 2011 edition features more than 300 colleges and universities, and names 45 institutions – 21 public and 24 private – as Best Buys. These institutions fall into the inexpensive […]

Experiencing Campus Via the Spring Visit Programs

Monday, April 19th, 2010

This year’s Spring Visits have come to a close.  They were a huge success thanks to the hard work and diligent coordination from the folks in the Campus Visitor Center. What is a Spring Visit you may ask?  The programs are offered multiple times during the spring and are a full one day event.  They […]

Applying to OSU: The Mythbusters Edition

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Greetings from Olympia, WA! One of the reasons I love visiting high schools is that I get to connect with our prospective students in a way that’s not really possible at a college fair. Not only do students get to hear from me about what OSU has to offer but I also hear first hand […]

Danté Holloway Quoted in New Mexico Newspaper

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Greetings readers! Just got a link in my inbox letting me know that our colleague, Danté Holloway, was quoted in the Spanish Language Section of the Santa Fe New Mexican called La Voz De Nuevo México. Here’s his picture: And the quote: “Cuando busquen una uni­versidad, los estudiantes deben preguntar qué tipo de apoyo al […]

The Times Changin’…Follow Up

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Just received a comment from “Matt” on our Times They Are A Changin’ post. It is quite long so I’ll post an excerpt here. You can get Matt’s entire comment by clicking the link below. It is readily apparent that lesser universities are against the SAT primarily because it is an objective measure of the […]

The Times They Are A Changin’

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

There has been considerable buzz in the higher ed world the last couple of weeks about the way standardized tests are used in university admissions. Basically, the talk for years has been that the College Board’s “SAT” and ACT Organization’s “ACT” are out of touch with their core purpose of measuring a students readiness for […]

START Bilingüe a Huge Success…Again!

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

START Bilingüe, a collaborative program led by OSU’s New Student Programs and Family Outreach office, was held on June 29th and 30th. Bilingüe served over eighty students and family members this year. The primary focus of the Bilingüe program is to provide OSU information in Spanish to Spanish speaking families so that they can better […]

Oregon NAME Conference set for May 6th, 2008

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Just got an email from Dr. Terryl Ross, Director of the Office of Community and Diversity, announcing the 2008 NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education) Conference. From their flier: This conference provides a forum for discussion by teachers, teacher educators and school administrators on the subjects of diversity, culture, equity and justice. Keynote addresses, presentations, […]

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