College Spotlight: Case Western Reserve University
If you are an academic scholar who is looking for solid pre-professional programs Case may be for you. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Case offers very competitive pre-med, pre-law and pre-dental programs, in addition to the co-op engineering program, business and social work programs. It also has the 4th ranked nursing program in the country. First year nursing students go into clinic by the second week of school! Case is one of the top- ranked independent universities for federal research funding. This school offers a traditional student living environment. One notable Case tradition is the Hudson Relays, a 26 mile relay race that commemorates Western Reserve College’s move back in 1882 from Hudson, Ohio to Cleveland. Race winners receiving a steak dinner and their class year carved on a campus rock. Interested in learning more about Case? Click here. Campus photos taken on college visit on 6/22/09 by Michelle Cassel
Don’t Let Summer Pass You By!
While many think of the summer as a time to relax, hit the beach and do anything but something academic, summer is the best time to explore potential academic majors and careers. You can learn more about this at your local library. Take advantage of the down time to up your game. You will be glad you did.
In Memory of Diane Gallo
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our co-founder Diane Gallo. Diane, a beloved independent educational consultant who went above and beyond for the students she served and their families, will be greatly missed. She was a great colleague and friend to all. If you had been working with Diane, please reach out to her husband Michael Gallo with a written request for a refund of any monies that may be owed to you at 43 Hillside Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ 07452.
Did You Know?
Can't make the real thing? You can attend a virtual college fair. College Week Live sponsors an online college fair where students and parents can interact live with college admissions counselors from over 300 colleges. The next college fair is scheduled for November 2-3, 2011. CollegeWeekLive hosts a variety of online events and features presentations from admissions experts, counselors and students. Among these is Paying for College. Many colleges also have virtual one day open houses on the site. You can view the event calendar and register on the collegeweeklive website. Click here to go there.
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