Sept. 5, 2017 - College Nights Scheduled for Sept. 11 and 12
Plano Senior High and Plano East High Schools will host College Nights on September 11 and 12, respectively. All Plano ISD students and parents are invited to attend these events, where 150+ colleges and universities will be represented.
Monday, September 11
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Plano Senior High School 2200 Independence Parkway Plano, TX 75075
Monday, September 12
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Plano East Senior High School 3000 Los Rios Boulevard Plano, TX 75074
Before You Arrive
Check the list of colleges that will be in attendance:
Be open to schools whose names you’ve never heard of…they may be the perfect place for you!
Some colleges make short presentations to a group in an assigned room. There is a large number of browsing tables where you can visit individually with college reps. Plan your evening so that you can attend presentations that interest you and have time to browse.
Questions for College Reps
What is the most important criteria in your admissions process: grades, rank in class, extracurricular activities, high school curriculum?
When is the application deadline?
How do I find out about scholarships and financial aid?
Which majors are the strongest on your campus?
Does the college have the major/minor I want?
Must freshmen live on campus?
What do I do if I haven’t chosen a major?
Is housing guaranteed?
What is the city or town like where the college is located?
What is the student-to-faculty ratio?
What types of extra-curricular activities are there on campus?