College and Career Opportunities

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    SCHEDULED VIRTUAL VISITS WITH COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES    

    **Check your school email and listen to daily announcements for additional school visits**

     

    SCHOOL

       

    CONTACT INFO / EMAIL / LINKS

    Alfred State

     

     

    Virtual High School Visitation Days: October 1, 7, 15, & 21 10am-Noon.                                                              

    Click https://www.alfredstate.edu/admissions/visit-us for more information and to register.

    Virtual Open House: 10/24 10am-Noon, 11/8 10am-Noon, 12/2 6pm-8pm.                                                         

    Click https://admissions.alfredstate.edu/portal/open-house for more information and to register.

     

    SUNY Brockport

     

     

    Wednesday, October 7th – 3:15-3:45 PM

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87443812192?pwd=MDJzZHM3TWZaZzNXLzhaNHhocGFWQT09

    Meeting ID: 874 4381 2192
    Passcode: 4UZVqm

    D'Youville College     Monday, November 2nd - 3:00-3:30 PM

    SUNY Fredonia

     

     

    Admission Rep:  Brandon.Williamson@fredonia.edu

    GCC

     

     

    Admission Rep:  lbdeandra@genesee.edu

     

     

    Hobart & William Smith College
       

    Thursday, October 22, 3:00-3:30 PM

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://hws.zoom.us/j/95119855693?pwd=Ymp3WHRwY1FWSzRXVHphSFlqTm9WUT09

    Meeting ID: 951 1985 5693

    Passcode: 227419

    Buffalo State College    

    Register online for a virtual visit or open house on Novemeber 30 at 3:00PM 

    https://connect.buffalostate.edu/register/AldenCentralSchool1130

     

    Medaille College

     

     

    Admission Rep:  Steve Ziroli  sjz34@medaille.edu

    Mercyhurst

     

     

    Any student who is interested in signing up for a high school visit session can do so through this web link: mhur.st/virtual_hs_visits <https://mx.technolutions.net/ss/c/QaJYI_Tt3xCwKyrrZ9VcGim1tja
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    NCCC

     

     

    Admission Rep:  sfaso@niagaracc.suny.edu

     

    Niagara University

     

     

    To set up a virtual visit, contact Kyle at  kjs@niagara.edu

    St. Bonaventure    

    To set up a virtual visit contact Dean Whitecomb, Assistant Director of Admissions 716-375-4095

     Gannon University     

    Wednesday November 4, starting at 3:15 PM

    Virtual Visit

    https://gannon.zoom.us/j/81049586624

    To register for this visit click the link below

    http://s.visitdays.com/gannon/evr/2098294

     
     
     
     
     
    CHECKLIST FOR COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS
    • Get your applications out early. Different schools have different deadlines. Make sure you know what they are.
    • The ACT or SAT is required by most schools. Register online at www.collegeboard.org for the SAT and www.actstudent.org for the ACT. The Alden High School code is 330-105. Practice test booklets are available in the Guidance Office. Fee waivers are available for students on free or reduced lunch; see your counselor.
    • Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the web at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon after October 1st as you can. This is the major form that is used by all colleges to start the financial aid process. The sooner you and your parents complete it, the better. 
    • Be sure to make an appointment with the Admissions Office to visit the colleges you are considering. This could include an interview with the department that you are applying to and the Financial Aid Office. The worst thing to do is enroll at a college that you have never visited.
    • Apply to more than one college!! Don’t just apply to the college that you really want to go to. Give yourself options. You can always transfer to the school of your choice from a two-year school. Be sure to apply to at least one school that you know you will be accepted at and you can afford. 
    • FINALLY, START NOW!! It is not too early to apply to a school. There are a great many decisions to be made before you send out an application. You want to be sure that you are applying to schools that meet all of your needs. The only way to do this is by researching the school’s background, reading through their catalog and visiting the school’s admissions office.