Rhodes alumni and their high school students are invited
to attend this informative session about the college admission process


Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00 a.m. in the Spence Wilson Room of Briggs Hall

The featured speaker is Rhodes College
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications and Dean of Admission
Carey Thompson


 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.

Personal Information


Agenda

9:45 a.m.    Registration

10:00 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 of Rhodes College admission counselors and area high school college counselors

                    Sara Schmitt
                    College and Career Counselor

                    Houston High School

                    Timothy Gibson
                    Director of College Guidance

                    St. George’s Independent School

                    Megan Andrews Starling ’02
                    Interim Director of Admission

                    Rhodes College

11:10 a.m.   Break Out Sessions

                    Parents (Spence Wilson Room)
                    “The Parent Role in the College Search”
                    “Financing the College Education”
                    Carey Thompson 

                    Freshmen and Sophomores (Wilson North Patio)
                    “What Every Freshman and Sophomore Should Know”
      
                    Juniors and Seniors (Spence Wilson Commons)
                    “What Every Junior and Senior Should Know”
      

11:45 a.m.   Regroup for Final Questions
                 
12:00 p.m.   Campus Tours — Leave from Burrow Hall

12:30 p.m.   Lunch — Catherine Burrow Refectory (also known as the Rat)