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Apr. 29, 2019 - College Nights Scheduled for September 11 and 12

Plano East Senior High and Plano West Senior 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. Browsing tables are staffed by college representatives and presentations will be made by large Texas public universities.

Wednesday, September 11

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Plano East Senior High School
3000 Los Rios Blvd.
Plano, TX 75074

Thursday, September 12

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Plano Senior High School
5601 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093

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?
  • Are there study abroad opportunities?