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Central Washington University Virtual on the Spot Admissions

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Virtual On the Spot Admissions Appointments! The goal of these individual appointments is to provide a fast and transparent admissions process for your students where we can admit and celebrate with seniors on the spot!  Not only are these events enjoyable for us, but they also create a positive and exciting experience regarding college applications for your students.  On the Spot Admissions Appointments are recommended for First Year and Running Start students with a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. If you have any questions about your admission to CWU, we recommend scheduling an admissions appointment to speak with an admissions counselor. 


University of Portland Reception March 2

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All Students! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity for students happening in the Seattle area on Saturday March 2 from 10 – 12 p.m. at the Washington Athletic Club 1325 6th Ave.! We are hosting a Seattle Reception event where all students will be able to meet current professors, current students, University of Portland alumni, and the Seattle/Tacoma area admissions reps. This will give students an opportunity to see what community at University of Portland truly feels like. It will be a two hour program with a quick message one of the professors, a student and alumni panel, and a brief talk from the Admissions Counselor Ethan Loveless! Pastries and beverages will be provided. Register today! We hope to see you there.


College Rep Visits in Counseling Center

Juniors & Seniors Sign Up On Naviance

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Students! Log onto Naviance and either select “What’s New” to view College Visit List or the College tab on the navigation bar! Email Ms. Bristol, chbristol@seattleschools.org if you have questions. Sign Up and check out a college today!

In-Person College Visits at a Glance

Monday, March 4, 2024

  • University of Arizona at 12:45 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

  • Palm Beach Atlantic University at 8:50 a.m.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

  • Northwest College of Art & Design at 1:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

  • Willamette University at 8:50 a.m.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

  • University of Utah at 8:50 a.m.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

  • DigiPen Institute of Technology at 9:50 a.m.

Friday, March 8, 2024

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks at 9:50 a.m.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

  • United States Air Force Academy at 12:45 p.m.

Monday, April 1, 2024

  • Columbia University Chicago at 2:45 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

  • University of California-Santa Cruz (CA) at 1 p.m.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

  • Emerson College at 9:50 a.m.

Friday, April 26, 2024

  • University of San Francisco, at 8:50 a.m.

College Rep Visits last the length of the Class Period that they start in the Counseling Center unless otherwise noted.

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Why College Visits Are Important

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Why Visit Colleges

  • Get a firsthand view, Get answers to your questions, Get valuable information, and Get ready to decide.

Research and information from Gear Up, Wa. State shows that students who attend at least 1 college visit are 1½ times more likely to enroll in college after high school graduation, & even 3 times more likely if a parent attends the college visit with the student. Visiting a campus can help you get a first-hand look at a school or program to see if it is a good fit. You can see what the atmosphere is like. Find out what support programs are offered and talk to faculty, financial aid and admissions office, and other students. If visiting in person is not an option, you can take virtual tours to learn about different post-high school pathways.


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