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College Planning

College Day

College Day 2019: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Julie Shimabukuro, Director of Admissions, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

What is College Day?

Sponsored by the CAC Office and Parent Association Committee, College Day at IMSA is held annually and consists of a keynote speaker and presentations from college representatives. Sophomore and Junior students are encouraged to attend the fair with their parents.The event is hosted by the College and Academic Counseling team.

College Day 2019 (View Video)

Keynote Speaker: Julie Shimabukuro, Director of Admissions, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Admissions Counselors and representatives from 72 colleges and universities from across the country were present as well as 14 college representatives that conducted individual classroom presentations at the end of the college fair. Held on Saturday, April 13, approximately 468 students and parents attended.

College Planning Timeline (download)

A detailed 3-year college plan that includes important tasks, benchmarks, and dates.

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.

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