Each spring and fall, admissions representatives from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University collaborate on a series of events across the country designed to educate students and parents on selective admissions, financial aid, and the common admissions philosophy shared among the five institutions. Students and parents are encouraged to take this opportunity to speak informally with admissions representatives as well as to explore the defining characteristics of each school.
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Each fall, the Directors of Admission from Vanderbilt University, Tufts University, and Vassar College host joint information sessions in a number of cities. Lasting 90 minutes, these events provide students and parents with a general overview of highly selective college admissions, the admissions/financial aid processes at all three institutions, and an introduction to the respective schools. There is also time to ask questions and chat with the school representatives.
Each fall, Vanderbilt and Princeton visit South Carolina to host joint evening information sessions.These sessions last one hour and provide a general overview of each of the institutions, highly selective college admissions, and the financial aid process, as well as time for questions.
Representatives from Northwestern University, New York University, the University of Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt University host joint information sessions in South America. These sessions introduce students and parents to the distinct qualities that define all four institutions as well the common admissions philosophy shared among them. The event will also dive into the finer details of the selection process, how financial aid works, resources for international students, and more.
Representatives from Johns Hopkins University, The University of Chicago, and Vanderbilt University host joint information sessions in Asia. These sessions introduce students and parents to the distinct qualities that define all four institutions as well the common admissions philosophy shared among them. The event will also dive into the finer details of the selection process, how financial aid works, resources for international students, and more.
Tokyo, Japan - Thursday, April 28, 2016 (With NYU)
New Delhi, India - Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (EducationUSA Event)
The SEC College Tour is a joint travel partnership among the 14 schools of the SEC. High school students and counselors are invited to three college fairs to gain insight on a variety of key admissions topics direct from deans and directors of admissions from each university.
Additionally, a breakfast will be held for counselors in each city the morning after each college fair. This is your opportunity to hear individual presentations from each school and to engage in informal conversation with your colleagues. Registration for the counselor breakfast is required and is limited to two counselors per high school.