Buying college textbooks for the first time is both exciting and daunting. Our Admissions Office has worked with our University Store on answers to the questions we hear most often from new students. Read on to learn how to search for and purchase your required textbooks. The dates listed here are specific to the fall 2017 semester....Click here to read more.
Kelly is Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions and has worked at Stevenson since 2002. In her role she oversees application review and recruitment activities for first-year and transfer students to Stevenson's traditional undergraduate programs along with recruitment marketing and campus visits. Kelly is a former president of the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (www.pcacac.org) and a member of the Common Application's national Transfer Advisory Committee.
Earlier this year Stevenson announced a series of tuition giveaway drawings for students accepted for the fall 2017 freshman class. The eligibility criteria and prize details for those drawings are outlined at stevenson.edu/tuitiongiveaway. The winner of the first drawing was announced in a previous post. The final qualifying visit for our last two drawings was Accepted Students' Day on Saturday, April 1 and the winners are being posted on the blog today.
And our winners are...
Giveaway 2 - October Open House
Constitution High School (PA)
North County High School (MD)
Giveaway 4 - Apply by December 1 and visit after being accepted
Laurel High School (MD)
Giveaway 5 - Apply by February 1 and visit after being accepted
St. Michael's High School (MD)
Congratulations to our winners! The Admissions Office will be reaching out to each of you to discuss your prize.
A few of our admit packets stuffed and ready to mail.
October is always a very busy month in Admissions. We're in the throes of what we call "travel season," the 10-12 weeks we spend each fall visiting hundreds of high schools, interviewing students at coffee and sandwich shops, and representing the university at college fairs. Traveling doesn't mean life stops in the office, though; and with many students having already applied for fall 2017 we've begun reviewing applications. Stevenson has a rolling admissions process with specific deadlines for scholarship consideration. We read applications in the order they are completed and students can expect a decision within three to four weeks. We always send our first decisions the week of October 15 and we'll send a new round of decision letters every Friday until the admission cycle comes to a close. So, despite our packed agendas, application review is underway and today we sent our first offers of admission for the Class of 2021.
To learn more about our application process or submit your own application, visit stevenson.edu/apply.
Keep these upcoming scholarship deadlines in mind:
Presidential Fellowship (full-tuition; separate application also required): November 1
Priority Scholarship Consideration (receive decision by Dec. 25): December 1
Service Scholars, Leadership Scholars, and Art & Design Scholarships: January 15
Final Scholarship Consideration: February 1
All high school juniors and seniors who attended our Open House on September 24, 2016 were entered to win either a free semester in a Stevenson suite (juniors) or one year free of tuition, fees, room and board (seniors). Winners were selected at random from a list of all attendees who checked in by 9:00 a.m.
Gabriella Makowiecki, North Harford High School (Class of 2018 - suite winner)
Christabelle Agyapong, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Class of 2017 - tuition winner)
Your admissions counselor will be calling you soon to congratulate you and provide additional details.
Didn't win? Seniors who apply by December 1, are admitted, and then visit after being admitted are entered into a drawing for tuition, room and board. That winner will be announced following our Accepted Students' Day in April. Full details on our giveaways are at stevenson.edu/tuitiongiveaway. Check out upcoming campus visit events and register at stevenson.edu/visit.
Buying college textbooks for the first time is both exciting and daunting. Our Admissions Office has worked with our University Store on answers to the questions we hear most often from new students. Read on to learn how to search for and purchase your required textbooks. The dates listed here are specific to the fall 2016 semester....Click here to read more.
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