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2013 College Fly-in Programs

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Visiting campus is one of the most important steps in deciding if a particular college is right for you. Because of this, most colleges offer weekend programs where students can spend a couple nights on campus, and get to know the students and faculty who bring the college to life.

However, travelling to these campuses can be extremely expensive. That’s why we are compiling a list of colleges that offer travel assistance for students who demonstrate financial need.

We’ve also included a few programs that might not offer travel assistance, but are fantastic opportunities for multi-cultural students who live in the area. Please see our notes below each program for details on what they offer.

Many of these programs will start accepting applications soon, so make sure to bookmark your favorites. For an updating list of fly ins with application deadlines, please click here to visit Dr. Rebecca Joseph’s invaluable resource.

 Colleges and universities are indexed alphabetically

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Amherst College

Diversity Open House (DIVOH)

The DIVOH program accepts 100 students for two separate weekend programs per year. Students must fill out an online application for consideration. Accepted students will have 100% of their transportation costs to Amherst covered. The application costs $60, but a fee-waiver is offered to all students interested in applying to this program.

Eligibility: High school students who are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents

Application requirements: Online application, high school transcripts, and a copy of your standardized test results

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date:

  • Saturday, October 26 – Monday, October 28

Babson College

Diversity Overnight

The Babson Diversity Overnight program is an opportunity for interested applicants to spend the evening learning about Babson’s commitment to diversity, as well as to familiarize themselves with Babson’s rigorous and rewarding approach to higher education. This event takes place in the Spring, please check back next year for further details.

 

Barnard College

Barnard Bound

The Barnard Bound program allows interested students a weekend on campus at Barnard, as well as a tour of NYC. Students must fill out an application, and receive a nomination from their guidance counselor or college access mentor. Applicants who live outside of the NYC metropolitan region and demonstrate financial need may be eligible to have their transportation costs covered.

Eligibility: High school seniors who identify as students of color or students who cannot afford to visit the campus themselves

Application Requirements: Online application, counselor nomination, and high school transcripts

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13, 2013

 

Bates College

Prologue to Bates

The Prologue to Bates program is for multicultural students and first-generation college students interested in spending a weekend on campus and getting to know the classroom and social environment of Bates College. Students may also have their parents attend the weekend program if they desire.

Eligibility: Applicants must identify as students of color or be first-generation college students

Application Requirements: Online application and brief essay questions

Application Deadline: 

Application deadline for Prologue I: This deadline has passed

Application deadline for Prologue II: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: Prologue I runs October 13-15, 2013 and Prologue II runs November 10-12, 2013

 

Bowdoin College

Explore Bowdoin 

The Explore Bowdoin program offers high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to visit Bowdoin’s campus. Because we understand that traveling may pose a significant financial burden for many families, the College covers the entire cost of the trip, including all transportation and meals.

Eligibility: High school seniors from diverse backgrounds

Application Requirements: Online application and transcripts

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 7-10, 2013

 

Brandeis University

SEED: Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity

The SEED program is for students interested in multiculturalism, social justice, and the dynamic diversity available at Brandeis University. Applicants will have the opportunity to meet Brandeis students and faculty, stay overnight in a dorm, and connect with the Brandeis multicultural center.

Eligibility: Students must be entering their senior year of high school, and be either U.S. citizens or permanent citizens. Preference will be given to students from traditionally underrepresented populations in higher education, including first-generation college students.

Application Requirements: Online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

 

Cal Lutheran University

InCLUsive Overnight Scholars Program

The InCLUsive overnight scholars program was established to increase diversity within the student body and foster a campus climate that encourages inclusive, cross-cultural interaction, respect and appreciation of diversity and global awareness. The InCLUsive Overnight Program gives admitted high school students the opportunity to visit CLU’s campus. Participants will learn what life is like as a CLU student by staying in a residence hall, making connections with members of our faculty, staff, and student leaders, meeting other students considering CLU, and interacting with current students who make CLU their home.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014

Program Date: April 10-12, 2014

Carleton College

Taste of Carleton

Carleton College’s Taste of Carleton program is for under-represented students interested in getting to know the college. Students will get an opportunity to visit campus, stay overnight with a student host, and meet Carleton faculty and staff.

Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors

Application Requirements: Online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: October 31 – November 2, 2013

 

Carnegie Mellon

Celebration of Diversity Weekend

Carnegie Mellon offers multiple weekend programs for students interested in connecting with current faculty and staff while getting to spend a night, study, and dine on campus. Travel assistance is available to students with financial need who have at least a 3.3 GPA; 1800 SAT or ACT score of 27; and who live at least 200 miles away from campus.

Eligibility: Must be a high school student. For applicants interested in travel assistance, please see additional requirements above

Application Requirements: Online application, transcripts, and test scores

Application Deadline: TBA

Program Date: November 9-11, 2013

 

Colby College

Experience Colby

Colby values diversity of all kinds and seeks to enroll students who also value diversity. If this describes you, we want you to consider a visit to campus—for FREE. Through our overnight campus visit program, Experience Colby, we do our best to make it possible for interested high school seniors to come for a visit regardless of financial circumstances. However, you must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident to be considered.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Online application with supplemental transcripts and test scores

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 3-5, 2013

 

College of Charleston

Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience (MOVE)

The MOVE program is for students of diverse backgrounds, and offers them a chance to connect with current College of Charleston students of color. In addition to traditional campus visit opportunities, the MOVE program offers students a chance to current students what it’s like to be a minority on campus. The overnight is completely free for all applicants.

Eligibility: Must be a current student, and demonstrate strong grades and test scores

Application requirements: Online application, parental consent form, and medical consent form.

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline depending on the weekend you choose. See website for specifics.

Program Date: 

  • October 18-19, 2013
  • November 8-9, 2013
  • February 14-15, 2014
  • March 21-22, 2014
  • April 11-12, 2014

 

Colgate University

Multicultural Open House

Colgate University hosts a Multicultural Open House program in the fall. Travel assistance is available to a limited number of students with financial need.

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior from a traditionally underrepresented background

Application Requirements: Online application, transcripts, test scores.

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: Sunday, November 3 – Monday, November 4

 

Colorado College

Multicultural Open House

The program is designed to give underrepresented students a chance to get acquainted with Colorado College. In addition, travel grants are available to students who fill out an application. Applicants who are traveling with their parents may also apply to have their expenses subsidized as well.

Eligibility: Must be high school students from a traditionally underrepresented background

Application Requirements: Online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date:  November 2-4, or November 9-11, 2013

 

Connecticut College

Explorer Weekend

Explore Weekend is a program for high school seniors from underrepresented groups and those committed to issues of diversity. Over two days, you’ll get a sneak peak at a challenging liberal arts environment and learn about campus resources for students of color.

Eligibility: High school senior from underrepresented groups

Application Requirements: Online application

Application Deadline:  This deadline has passed

Program Date: November 8-11, 2013

 

Cornell University

College of Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend

This program is for students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are planning on majoring in engineering. There are a limited number of travel grants available for students who have financial need. Students must complete a travel grant application to be eligible for this grant money.

Eligibility: Must be a High School Senior who has completed one year each of Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics. Students must also be from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Application Requirements: Online application with separate application for a travel grant

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: September 26 – September 28, 2013

Dartmouth College

Summer Bound Program

The Dartmouth Bound STEM Program provides participants with insight into what life is like at Dartmouth, as well as information about the admissions and financial aid process. Program highlights include seminars, tours, and financial aid workshops. All students accepted into the program have their transportation costs covered.

Eligibility: Participants must have a teacher or mentor recommend them for the program.

Application Requirements: Online application and mentor recommendation

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: September 28th – October 1st, 2013

 

Emory University

Essence of Emory

Essence of Emory is an event specifically for Black/African American and Latino/Hispanic students who have been admitted to Emory. This program allows students to experience Emory University firsthand and meet current students, faculty and administrators prior to making a decision about enrolling at Emory. Students spend three nights in one of Emory’s residence halls, attend classes, eat in the dining hall, explore the beautiful campus and have the chance to meet with members of various multicultural groups.

Eligibility: Students who have been admitted to Emory from Black/African American or Latino/Hispanic backgrounds.

Application Requirements: Submit the online parental consent form

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: This program has passed 

Franklin and Marshall

Collegiate Leadership Summit

The Collegiate Leadership Summit is a two day program that provides selected delegates an opportunity to develop their leadership skills while interacting with F&M community members and experiencing college life in a highly selective liberal arts environment. Delegates will also demonstrate their leadership skills through an admission interview and group activities. The cost of travel and attendance is covered by the college.

Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.3 GPA, come from a background underrepresented in higher education, and demonstrate leadership in their school or community

Application Requirements:  Must be nominated by a counselor, teacher, or after-school program staff member, and fill out an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: 

* Fall Session 2: Monday, November 18th to Tuesday, November 19th

 

George Washington 

Your GW: An Open House Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

The 2013 “Your GW” Open House offers high school seniors the opportunity to explore GW and experience knowledge in action.  Open House guests will meet with current students and GW community members, tour campus, stay overnight in a GW residence hall, and gain insight into the college admissions process. A travel grant scholarship, which may cover partial or full cost for those seeking funding to participate in the program, is available through an online application.

Eligibility:  Must be a high school senior

Application Requirements: For overnight stay and program attendance, online pre-registration at gwapplication.gwu.edu. For those seeking funding assistance, additional travel grant scholarship application required

Application Deadline: Your GW II  – October 31st

Program Dates:

Your GWII: Thursday, November 14th to Friday, October 15th

 

Grinnell College

Diversity Leaders Program

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: October 6-8, 2013

 

Gustavus Adolphus

Fly-in Program

The fly-in program is intended to help students when the travel costs would be prohibitive.

Eligibility:  High school seniors

Application Requirements: Complete an online application to the school as well as a fly-in program application

Application Deadline: TBA

Program Date: TBA

 

Hamilton College

Diversity Overnight Program

The diversity overnight program is intended to offer underrepresented students the opportunity to get acquainted with Hamilton College.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Fill out an online application and submit your high school transcripts

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date:  October 27-29, 2013

 

Harvey Mudd College

Fall Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) Program

The FAST program is intended to allow underrepresented students a chance to experience Harvey Mudd College. Participants of Fall FAST will stay overnight in one of our residence halls, take campus tours (both at HMC and through our sister schools at the Claremont Consortium), sit in on classes, complete an interview with the Office of Admission, participate in a hands-on engineering workshop, and much more. There will also be discussions on admission policies, financial aid opportunities, campus resources, and the benefits of pursuing a tech degree at a liberal arts college.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Fill out an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 14-16, 2013

 

Holy Cross College

Perspectives Overnight Program

Perspectives is an overnight program for high school seniors who are interested in learning about diversity and multiculturalism at Holy Cross. Students will be introduced to the multiplicity of people, faiths, viewpoints and ideas that exist at Holy Cross and have the opportunity to discuss their views during classes and panel discussions alongside current students and faculty. They will also have a chance to tour our campus, spend the night in one of our residence halls and eat in Kimball Dining Hall. Ultimately, we hope students will gain a deeper understanding of the College’s diverse community and the many opportunities it has to offer.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Fill out an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: November 9-11, 2013

Illinois Wesleyan

Summer Preview Days

Summer Preview Days—held on Fridays during the summer—provide students and families the opportunity to meet with members of the IWU admissions staff, tour the campus, and learn about financial aid and student life. To register for a Summer Preview Day, call the Admissions Office at 1-800-332-2498, or click on a program below.

Eligibility: High school student

Application Requirements: None

Application Deadline: None Required

Program Date: 

Johns Hopkins University

H.O.M.E. Program

The HOME Program is intended to allow students of color an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the campus life available at Johns Hopkins University. Check the link in the next few weeks for access to their 2013 application.

Eligibility: High school senior

Application Requirements: Fill out an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: 

Kalamazoo College

Crash the College Program

If you are a high school senior of multicultural background, Kalamazoo invites you to spend a few days on our campus learning more about our dynamic campus community. Kalamazoo College is an increasingly diverse liberal arts college with a focus on challenging academics and experiential education. Our first-year class is our most diverse to date, comprised of 28% domestic students of color, 8% international students and 41% students from outside of Michigan.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Fill out an online application and submit your high school transcripts

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: November 8-9, 2013

 

Kenyon College

Cultural Connections Programs

During the Cultural Connections program you will spend a weekend interacting with current Kenyon students and faculty who may share similar cultural backgrounds with you, and will certainly share your interests. You will also explore the Kenyon community inside and outside of the classroom in interactive ways that will allow you to clearly decipher the role of diversity at Kenyon. Spaces are limited. Please contact Kim Totman at 740-427-5778 to make reservations.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Contact the college for additional information

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: November 9 – 11, 2013

Lehigh University

Diversity Achievement Program

The diversity achievement program is a chance for underrepresented students to get to know Lehigh University.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: October 20-21, 2013

 

Lewis and Clark College

LEAD Program

Visit campus at the College’s expense, meet current students and faculty, participate in leadership development activities, sit in on classes, spend the night in a residence hall, taste the food, have an admissions interview, and experience life at Lewis & Clark College firsthand.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 10-12, 2013

Miami U. at Oxford

Bridges at Miami University

Students who successfully complete the program, are accepted for Fall 2014 admission, and enroll at Miami University’s Oxford campus will receive a $10,000 scholarship awarded only to Bridges students

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: 

SESSION I:
OCTOBER 27–28
SESSION II:
NOVEMBER 3–4
SESSION III:
NOVEMBER 10–11
SESSION IV:
NOVEMBER 17–18
Cincinnati
Chillicothe
Akron
Cleveland
Toledo
Dayton
Columbus
Cincinnati airport
Dayton airport

 

Middlebury College

Discover Middlebury

The visit is open to seniors from traditionally under-represented groups: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, and American Indian students; students (regardless of ethnicity) with demonstrated financial hardship; and students who are first in their families to pursue a four-year college education.  Unfortunately, international students or those living outside of the country cannot participate in this program.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: October 13-15, 2013

 

Mt. Holyoke College

Focus on Diversity

During this overnight program high school juniors and seniors will be able to participate in activities designed to explore many aspects of pluralism. Program events include a panel discussion, identity workshop, and an evening cultural performance. You will also take a campus tour and have the opportunity to stay overnight in a residence hall with a current Mount Holyoke student who you will shadow on Monday.

Eligibility: High school juniors and seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: October 28th, 2013

Program Date: November 3-4, 2013

Oberlin College

Multicultural Visit Program

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is an all-expenses-paid campus visit program for students of color. To qualify, a student must be of color (African American, Asian/Pacific American, Latino/a, Native American) and interested in a liberal arts education. It is highly selective, seeking students serious about Oberlin and their education.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: November 11

Program Date: 

December 5-7

 

Occidental College

Multicultural Visit Program

The Multicultural Visit Program is a two-day visit to campus for high school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds to meet other prospective applicants and current Oxy students and professors while gaining an understanding of Oxy’s campus and its relationship with Los Angeles. While on campus, MVP students stay overnight in a residence hall, participate in classes, interact with current students and professors, attend information sessions on admissions and financial aid, and interview with an admissions officer.

Eligibility: High school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

 

Pitzer College

Diversity Program

The Diversity Program is an all-inclusive, all-expense-paid program for which round-trip transportation (air, train, bus, gas/mileage reimbursement) will be covered. Attendees will be hosted by current students in the residence halls and will dine on campus throughout the three-day weekend. The application will become available on September 1st.

Eligibility: Underrepresented high school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: 

First Weekend: Thursday, October 31 to Saturday, November 2

Second Weekend: Thursday, November 7 to Saturday, November 9

 

Pomona College

Overnight Stays

Prospective students who are in their senior year of high school and transfer applicants may arrange to stay overnight in a residence hall as the guest of a current student. An overnight visit provides one of the best ways to see Pomona up close. Visitors will be provided a visitor’s ID and meal passes for the dining halls, passes for the libraries and athletic facilities, as well as cots and linens. Visitors may accompany their hosts to classes or select classes of interest from course schedules available in the Office of Admissions.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an overnight waiver form and inquire with the admissions office

Application Deadline: Deadlines depend on date of arrival, contact admissions office for details

Program Date: 

  • Fall Overnight Stays begin September 30th and end December 5th. (Sunday-Thursday)

 

Puget Sound

Fall Campus Day

Fall Campus Day is a great way to get acquainted with Puget Sound! You and your family will learn about our outstanding faculty, students, and academic programs. You’ll also get a chance to see our lovely campus and meet our current students. Please use the 2012 schedule as guide for what is offered during Fall Campus Day. Registration will open soon!

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013

 

Reed College

Reed Overnight Multicultural Experience (ROME)

Accepted students will receive a trip to Reed College for three days and two nights with all expenses paid by the college. ROME students stay on-campus with current students in their dorm rooms. During ROME you will experience Reed’s academic environment firsthand by attending classes and interacting with the community. You’ll get a chance to hang out with Reedies, chat with admission staff, and have tea with professors. If you’re lucky, you might even meet the Doyle Owl! Students will also have the opportunity to meet Portlandia by exploring the plethora of things to do in downtown Portland, Oregon, like visiting Powell’s City of Books, or trying to pick a favorite food cart.

Eligibility: High school seniors from a historically underrepresented racial or ethnic background

Application Requirements: Submit an online application by September 20th

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 7-9

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic

 The Fall Program

An opportunity to get to know the flavor of Rensselaer among other like minded students. Participants will get a chance to see what life on campus is like while engaging in class discussions, faculty interviews, and overnight visits in our dormitories.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013

Scripps College

Multicultural Outreach

Travel grants are available on a case-by-case basis for students who live more than 150 miles from campus and who need financial assistance to get to campus. Discover Scripps applicants must submit an unofficial high school transcript and some form of standardized testing (PSAT, SAT Reasoning, ACT, and/or SAT Subject Tests)

Eligibility: Female high school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an unofficial high school transcript, test scores, and an online application

Application Deadline: Case by Case

Program Date: Case by Case

 

Smith College

Women of Distinction Program

The Women of Distinction program for high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process.

Eligibility: Female high school seniors from a traditionally underrepresented ethnic or racial background

Application Requirements: Submit an online application and supplemental materials listed on Smith’s website

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: TBA

 

Swarthmore College

Discover Swarthmore 

Discover Swarthmore 2013, Swarthmore College’s all-expenses paid overnight weekend program for Asian, Black, Latino/a, and Native American high school seniors, is scheduled for September 28th to September 30th . Prospective students will get a first-hand look at Swarthmore as they attend classes, stay with current students in the dorms, eat in the dining hall, and enjoy a candid view of campus life. Prospective students will also hear from faculty, staff, alumni, and current Swarthmore students through a series of panel discussions. The Admissions Office will cover all transportation, meal, and on-campus housing expenses for students invited to attend the program.

Eligibility: High school seniors from traditionally underrepresented ethnic or racial backgrounds

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: the deadline to apply to Discover Swarthmore 2013 has passed

Program Date: September 2013

Trinity College

Preview Weekend

On Sunday, November 10, through Monday, November 11, Trinity College is sponsoring PREVIEW WEEKEND, an overnight program designed to give seniors in high school an opportunity to explore both the academic and social aspects of the Trinity community, with a focus on the experiences of our students of color. Visiting students enjoy observing classes, meeting faculty and students, attending campus events, and interviewing with a member of our staff at one of the nation’s most prestigious liberal arts colleges.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: Sunday, November 10, through Monday, November 11

Tufts University

Voices of Tufts: The University Experience 

The Tufts University fly-in program requires that students click on the above link and create an account online to view their admissions and eligibility requirements.

University of Vermont

Discovering UVM

This program, geared toward high school seniors from underrepresented groups, welcomes students from as close as Vermont to as far away as the Dominican Republic. Let us assist you with your college search — explore academic and extracurricular offerings at UVM. Spend two days in our residence halls with a UVM student host, attend a class, and learn about the college application process. Discovering UVM participants will receive free room and board for the program. Applicants may apply for a travel grant to help with the cost of traveling to UVM. Join us!

Eligibility: High school seniors from traditionally underrepresented groups

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: 

  • October 27–29, 2013
  • November 3–5, 2013

Wellesley College

Discover Wellesley

Because we’re sort of mysterious. And because we attract people who think for themselves and do a lot of research before they make gigantic, life-altering decisions.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: Sunday & Monday, October 20 – 21, 2013

Wesleyan University

Fall Open House Programs

The Office of Admission funds a Transportation Assistance Program (TAP), which provides an all-expenses-paid visit to campus (including transportation, accommodations and meals) for a select number of high school seniors interested in participating in one of our annual Open House Programs.  During the visit, students will have the opportunity to visit classes, meet current students, speak with faculty, and explore the campus community.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Must submit a variety of transcripts and resources, and an online application

Application Deadline: October 25th

Program Date: November 10-11

Whitman College

Visit Scholarship Program 

Whitman College seeks to bring students whose backgrounds and experiences offer varying perspectives on living and learning in a multicultural world to our campus.

Eligibility: High school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed 

Program Date: November 10-12, 2013

 

Williams College

Windows on Williams

Every fall, through Windows on Williams, the College offers roughly 150 low-income, first-generation and underrepresented high school seniors a three-day, all-expenses paid trip to the college. Participants are able to attend classes, meet professors and current students, and experience life as a Williams student first-hand. To inquire about the program, please contact the Admission Office and ask for the Diversity Recruitment Director.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

Application Deadline: This deadline has passed

Program Date: September 26-28 and October 10-12

 

Yale University

Multicultural Open House/Fly-in Program

The Multicultural Open House is a one-day fall program that introduces prospective students to Yale’s academic programs, campus life, admissions process and financial aid resources. The Fly-in Program is for admitted students who demonstrate significant financial need. Students who qualify for the Fly-in Program are provided a travel stipend to attend the admitted student weekend in the spring.

Eligibility: High school seniors

Application Requirements: Submit an online application

 

 

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    This site looks so great , I am new here .

  20. i really had a fun time reading your blog

  21. Lauren says:

    Hello!

    Will this list be updated for 2014? It is a fantastic resources that we use within our organization and with many of our students. We’d love to have an updated list.

    Thank you,

    Lauren

  22. GEMA says:

    IS THERE ANY FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO ARE LOOKING TO TRANSFER TO A COLLEGE


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