Rhodes alumni and their high school students are invited
to attend this informative session about the college admission process
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center
The featured speaker is Rhodes College Vice President of Enrollment and Communications and
Dean of Admission Carey Thompson.
Panelists include Rhodes admission and financial aid professionals
and top area high school college counselors.
Valuable information will be provided to freshmen and sophomores, juniors and seniors, and parents.
The day includes a campus tour and lunch in The Rat.
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Welcome
Tracy Vezina Patterson ’84, P’17
Director of Alumni Relations
10:05 a.m. “Some Thoughts on College Admission, Students, and Families”
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications and Dean of Admission
10:40 a.m. Panel Discussion
11:15 a.m. Break Out Sessions
Parents (in Ballroom)
“The Parent Role in the College Search”
“Financing the College Education”
Carey Thompson and Vicki Englehart-Thompson
Freshmen and Sophomores (Crain Reception Hall)
“What Every Freshman and Sophomore Should Know”
Juniors and Seniors (Athletic Conference Room)
“What Every Junior and Senior Should Know”
Brian K. Smith and Megan Andrews Starling
11:45 a.m. Regroup for Final Questions
12:00 p.m. Lunch — Catherine Burrow Refectory (also known asThe Rat)
1:00 p.m. Campus Tours — Leave from Burrow Hall
2:00 p.m. Taste of Memphis BBQ
2:30 p.m. Overview of Academic Life with a Professor
3:00 p.m. Overview of Admission, Scholarship and Financial Aid with an Admission Counselor
3:30 p.m. Adjourn
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