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
                  Rhodes College

10:05 a.m. “Some Thoughts on College Admission, Students, and Families”
                   Carey Thompson
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications and Dean of Admission
                   Rhodes College
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”
Chrystal Russell

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)
                  Bookstore open

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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