Central Wisconsin Christian School

Where Christ is Central

College Visit Information

Virtual Christian College Fair

The college exploration process can be a wonderful experience of learning about yourself and how God has wired you, then pursuing an institution uniquely equipped to suit those interests and passions. While exploring these virtual booths and engaging with the reps from Christian colleges and universities, always look for your FIT.

F - FAITH: let God steer you in the right direction
I  - INVESTMENT in your future: costs should not be the first concern
T - TEACHINGS: is this academically challenging

Over 100 Christian colleges & universities will be online at the upcoming virtual events. They will be available to meet you and help you as you seek your best FIT. Please join us for the first Virtual Christian College Fairs September 15 and November 5. You can register at VirtualChristianCollegeFairs.com.  These are the first of a slate of nearly 50 events being offered this fall and winter. Chat with admission reps in their virtual booths. Attend live college presentations on how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more. Schedule a virtual meeting with a college - just choose a date and time. Tell your friends. Parents are also invited. Sessions on Financial Aid, Value of a Christian Higher Education, and more!

Engage with college reps and be entered to win AirPod Pros, college swag bags or gift cards. The more you attend, the better your chances! The Virtual Christian Colleges Fairs are free, easy, informative and important to your college search. Sign up now at virtualchristiancollegefairs.com.

In Person Christian College Fairs Still Scheduled. Click link to see directions.

October 12, 2020.  Milwaukee Christian College Fair (New Berlin, WI) 6:30-8:30
October 13, 2020. Green Bay Christian College Fair (Green Bay, WI) 6:30-8:30
October 28, 2020.  Chippewa Fall, Christian College Fair (Chippewa Falls, WI) 6:30-8:30

FREE Wisconsin Education Fairs

 

Virtual Wisconsin Education Fairs Series. Join one fair or attend them all once you're registered. Free to all visitors! Over 150 colleges, universities, specialty schools, and military branches to explore. Filter through all your post high school options and interests, live chat and video conference from 3-5 pm followed by an interactive live financial aid session from 5-6 pm central time zone.

Fall Schedule:  Wednesday, 9/16, Wednesday, 10/7, Sunday, 11/8.  Fairs offered 3-5 pm followed by 5-6 pm financial aid session
Spring Schedule:  Wednesday, 2/10,  Wednesday, 3/10, Sunday, 4/11

Contact: wiedfairs@gmail.com with any questions.  Go to www.wefs.org to see all the colleges that will be featured.  Watch this video to see how to navigate the virtual fair registration and opportunity.

Register at: https://gotocollegefairs.swoogo.com/WEFS

 


 

 

Individual College Visit Events:

 

 

Marian College Visit SABRE Days:  9/29-10/1

Virtually join the events and choose your adventure of a visit. Want a live streaming campus tour? Hear from faculty in your area of interest?Q&A with Financial Aid? Let's get your visit tailored to YOU!!! Viist: 
 www.marianuniversity.edu/visit -
Click on Virtual Sabre Days and choose your adventure.

 

UW Virtual Zoom Visit

UW-Madison is hosting a LIVE information session with Question and Answer with an Admissions Counselor for students in Dodge County on Tuesday September 29th at 5:30pm. We may offer more evening events if there is interest. Please consider forwarding this email to students! 
WHO should attend?
The event is geared toward students thinking about applying to college! We will focus on the application to UW-Madison, and all information provided will support students thinking about college in general. We also welcome any high school counselors/teachers, parent or adult who supports students applying to college are welcome to attend.
WHAT will be covered?
UW-Madison campus information (academics and student life)
Applying to UW-Madison (materials, deadlines, what we look for in an application)
Ways to connect with UW-Madison virtually
Time for your Questions!
WHEN is the event?
Tuesday September 29th at 5:30pm on Zoom – we will talk for about 25 minutes and then hold the question and answer session
HOW do I sign-up?
Please use this link to register for the event (there are a few questions we ask to ensure the privacy of our meeting and know who will attend)! It will then send you a link to use to join the event live!    (Full URL is: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtcu2qqTMoGdxikg-1ANFHNi5Qc1eqL9zL)
What if I cannot attend this event?
UW-Madison continues to offer virtual events throughout the fall. Students can learn about what is happening on-campus and explore our offerings, including the UW-Madison virtual tour and virtual event schedule.

 

UW Madison School of Pharmacy:

Virtual Open House Event, Saturday, November 14th, from 9:30AM -  11:30AM CST.  This immersive event will start with a brief kick off and welcome, followed by four, 25-minute sessions including: 
1.  PharmD Program Overview - learn about the opportunities available to you within the Doctor of Pharmacy program as well as unique aspects of the curriculum. 
2.  Admissions Q&A - the PharmD admissions team will discuss the application process, selection criteria, and answer your questions during this Q&A. 
3.  Faculty Panel - speak with faculty about their careers as professors and practicing pharmacist and why pharmacy may be a great fit for you.
4.  Student Panel - what is it like to be a pharmacy student at UW–Madison? Learn more during this Q&A with current students.

Click here to register. For more information or questions contact lindsey.decarlo@wisc.edu.

 

Wisconsin Private Colleges

Click here to find out more information on Wisconsin Private Colleges.

 

College Checklist Items 

  1. Start researching colleges and universities. Learn as much as you can about colleges online.  Learn about how to apply and what their applications deadlines are.
  2. Develop a preliminary list of colleges that interest you. A list of 3-5/ at the beginning of your senior year would be ideal.  
  3. Take / Retake the ACT test (understand that some/most colleges are not requiring ACT for admissions for the class of 2021).
  4. Consider lining up a job shadow with someone whose job you are interested in (if possible)
  5. Begin searching for scholarships. (Can sign up for Fastweb.com

 

Wisconsin DPI

This website is devoted to helping parents and students through college and career exploration. There are some neat links to opportunities and websites that could be beneficial to students.

 

College Board Big Future

This website has some great options for searching for colleges that fit your major, interest etc. You can explore majors and colleges, as well as searching for scholarships. You will need to create an account or use the account information you used when you viewed your PSAT results.