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College Search 101: A legacy family's guide to the college admissions process

Join the Offices of Admissions and Advancement to receive valuable how-to information for conducting any high school student's college search.

Sessions will include:

  • Tips for writing admissions essays, navigating college academics and getting the most out of campus tours
  • Fine arts or Athletics at Augustana
  • Details about the financial aid process
  • Individual college search counseling session for each family

Cost to attend is $100 per student, which includes lodging, meals and entertainment for the student and accompanying family members.


Schedule of events

Friday, June 27

2:00 p.m. Check-in
3:15 p.m. Keynote Address
4:00 p.m. Instructive Campus Tour 
5:30 p.m. Family Cookout
6:30-8:30 p.m. Split session
Students: Student/Sibling Activity
Alumni & Parents: Parents Reception at Dahl President's Home

Saturday, June 28

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Breakout sessions
—Individual College Search Counseling Sessions
—College Academics 101
—Athletics or Fine Arts at Augustana
—Exceptional admissions essays
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Financial Aid Overview  
1:45 p.m. Wrap-up 

Please contact Eric Rowell with questions at 309-794-7153.