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Transfer Day & College Night at MJC

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POSTED August 25, 2012 1:30 a.m.

MODESTO – High school and college students will have a chance to pick up information and ask questions of representatives from over 50 four-year colleges and universities at Modesto Junior College’s transfer Day and College Night scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Student Center on East Campus located at 435 College Avenue. 

Both events are free and open to college students, and high school students and their parents.

Transfer Day is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is targeted at MJC students seeking information on transferring to a four-year college.  College Night assists high school students in making plans to pursue a higher education.  College representatives will be available at information tables from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center Rotunda.

Representatives from approximately 50 four-year colleges and universities will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about their institution, including academic programs, admission procedures, transfers, financial aid, student life and more.  Students will be able to go from table to table, collect literature and speak directly with representatives from each school.  Most representatives are from admissions offices, so students can hear firsthand what they need to do to meet admission requirements and can obtain information on programs, tuition and scholarships.

Colleges participating this year include Universities of California, Berkeley, Davis, Irvine Merced, Riverside Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz, California State Universities, Chico, East Bay, Fresno, Humboldt, Monterey, Sacramento, San Jose and Stanislaus, as well as Modesto Junior College.  Private colleges that will have representatives available include Academy of Art College in San Francisco, American Musical &  Dramatic Academy, Animation Mentor, Azusa Pacific University, Brandman University, California Baptist College, California Lutheran University, Cogswell Polytechnical College, Columbia College Hollywood, Dominican University, FIDM, Fresno Pacific University, Holy Names University,  Humphrey’s College, ITT Technical Institute, Kaplan University, Menlo College, Mills College, National University, New School of Architecture + Design, Norte Dame De Namur,  Patten University, San Diego Christian College, St. Mary’s College of California, Samuel Merritt College, San Diego Christian College, The Art Institutes, University of San Francisco, University of Southern California,  University of the Pacific, William Jessup University, Woodbury University.  Out-of-state colleges that will be participating include Bellevue University, Colorado Mesa University, Elon University, Grand Canyon University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Science, University of Alabama, University of Alaska, University of Idaho, University of New Mexico, University of Utah, University of Washington Tacoma University of New Mexico and University of Nevada in Reno. Military that will be participating will be Air Force ROTC.  Contact the Career Development & Transfer Center at 575-6239 for more information.

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