Schedule

Download the brochureSunday, April 19, 2015

Noon-1:00 p.m.
Registration
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, Second Floor

1:00 p.m.
Welcome to Campus
– Joanne Berger-Sweeney, President and Trinity College Professor of Neuroscience
– Stephen Donovan, Director of Alumni Relations

1:15-2:15 p.m.
Admissions Advice
Learn how to make the most of your college visits, how officers evaluate each piece of the application puzzle, and how you can best prepare for the application process and highlight your uniqueness.
– Reggie E. Kennedy, Senior Associate Dean of Admissions
– Kalia Kellogg, Associate Director of Admissions
– Michelle Deluse ’12, Assistant Director of Admissions

2:15-3:15 p.m.
Student Life at Trinity
An overview of life outside the classroom and a look into how best to engage in the co-curricular life at the College. Staff from the student affairs division will discuss the wide variety of leadership, social, and service opportunities that connect students to our campus.

3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Admissions Selection Process: An Insider’s Perspective
How difficult is it to evaluate the thousands of applications a college receives each year? Parents and students will be introduced to the selection process by participating in a mock admissions committee facilitated by Kalia Kellogg, associate director of admissions.

4:30-5:30 p.m. (for students)
A Q&A Session with Current Trinity Student Alumni Ambassadors
Hear what student life is like at Trinity, and ask questions about sports, music, majors, professors, and much, much more!

4:30-5:30 p.m. (for parents)
Gaining a Competitive Edge during College
A member of the Career Developement Center staff will highlight the full range of services available to students. Current students will also briefly share their career development experiences during this session.

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Reception with the Dean of the Faculty
Join our Student Alumni Ambassadors, faculty, staff, and coaches for a reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tom Mitzel, dean of the faculty, will speak about what to look for in an academic experience.

 

Monday, April 20, 2015

8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Scheduled Student Interviews
These interviews are for preregistered high school juniors only and will be considered as your official Trinity interview. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Academic Experience
Take advantage of this opportunity for students to experience a college class and for parents to rediscover the undergraduate experience. You will have time to attend at least two classes of interest.

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Sophomore Success
Tim Cross ’04, associate director of admissions, will talk with high school sophomores who are starting to think about the college process. They will be given tips to help them start their search on the right foot. Topics include acing the interview, covering the commonly asked questions of admissions officers, and how to be best prepared for campus visits.

10:30 a.m.
Admissions Group Information Session
If you missed Sunday’s program, this session will provide you with the chance to gather information and ask questions regarding Trinity and the various components of our admissions process.
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

11:30 a.m.
Campus Tour
Take a student-led tour of Trinity highlighting our history and traditions while also showing you the campus of today.
Lobby, Admissions and Career Development Center

Noon
Taste of College Dining
Join current students and fellow program participants for lunch in any of the dining halls. Lunch tickets will be in your packet.

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Athletic Practices
To arrange a meeting with an athletic coach, please contact the Athletic Department directly at (860) 297-2057