Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

College Planning

 

I.   IMSA COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINE

     The timeline provides parents and students with valuable information on the CAC Office's three-year college planning process. Click on this link:

IMSA College Planning Timeline

 

II.   COLLEGE DAY (Sponsored by the CAC Office and Parent Association)   

      College Day 2018:  On Saturday, April 21, 2018, approximately four hundred twenty-five attended the 31st annual IMSA College Day, hosted by the College and Academic Counseling team.  Attendees included Junior and Sophomore students, and their parents. Each year, the fair commences with a keynote speaker. This year, our keynote speaker was Andre Phillips, Director of the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Admissions Counselors and representatives from eighty-five colleges and universities from across the country were present. Thirteen college representatives conducted individual classroom presentations at the end of the college fair.  If you missed the Keynote speaker, below is a link to the video of the presentation.

        a. College Day Keynote Speaker, Andre Philips:  https://youtu.be/fIMYM8AnC9w

        b.  College Day Pictures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 89, 10

III.  PRE-COLLEGE PLANNER

The Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) publication is available to help student and families understand the college selection process.  The Pre-College Planner provides a concise overview, from self-assessment through application, of how students can find colleges to match their goals.

       The Pre-College Planner

IV. COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP VIDEO

      Go to:  ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_zxXX18ySs&feature=youtu.be