Upcoming college visits


Colby College (colby.edu)

Maggie Hendrix, Reporter

After the college fair, FHS continues to provide opportunities for students to learn about colleges.


Colleges with upcoming visits in the college and career center this month:

Yale University- Monday, September 18 at 1:30 PM

Bates College- Tuesday, September 19 at 11:00 AM

University of the Ozarks- Thursday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Samford University- Thursday, September 21 at 12:40 PM

Colby College- Monday, September 25 at 1:15 PM

Rhodes College- Wednesday, September 27 at 9:30 AM

Washington University in St. Louis- Wednesday, September 27 at 11:00 AM

Sewanee, The University of the South- Thursday, September 28 at 12:45 PM

For more about these colleges or to sign up to meet with a representative, go to the College and Career Center (3505), or email [email protected]. Students will receive “school business,” and a visit will take 30-45 minutes.


College Spotlight: Bates College and Colby College

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates College is an excellent choice for students interested in the outdoors. It is a co-ed liberal arts college with opportunities for study abroad, varsity athletics, and a five-week spring semester, according to usnews.com. The student to staff ratio is 10:1. Bates offers need-based and merit-based scholarships, and the median starting salary of Bates alumni is $50,000.

Waterville, Maine’s Colby College is ranked #12 in National Liberal Arts Colleges, according to Best Colleges. Colby offers a one month term in January during which students can pursue internships, research, and opportunities outside of traditional curriculum. Colby is committed to meeting 100 percent of demonstrated financial need.

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