THURSDAY, JUNE 13
Families may register until 12:45 pm.
The Myths and Realities
An introduction to the college search process from Vice President and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Christopher J. Gruber.
The Inside Pieces
Sessions for students led by members of the Davidson admission staff and secondary school counselors that focus on the importance of close self-examination at the beginning of the college search.
2:00 pm (concurrent session)
The Parent's Role
Members of the Davidson admission staff and parents of college-age students discuss the roles parents should play in the college search process.
These topics will be addressed back-to-back:
- Researching Colleges
- Writing Application Essays
Tour the campus with a student guide. Learn what to look for and which questions to ask on future college visits.
Join Davidson College President Carol Quillen for a cocktail reception.
Dinner with the Deans
A panel of distinguished Deans of Admission will discuss issues related to the admission process.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
The Admission Application
In small groups, families will review types of college applications, learn what institutions look for in an application, and complete an admission committee case study exercise.
Choose from one of the following seminar topics:
- Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships
- Visiting College Campuses
- Talking with Athletic Coaches
Family Meetings and Farewell Reception
Families will meet individually with one of our admission or secondary school professionals to discuss any questions or concerns related to the college process.
* NOTE: Some aspects of this schedule are subject to change. A final schedule will be sent to participants in late May. For more information, contact Irma J. Navarro in the Office of Admission & Financial Aid, 1-800-768-0380.