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Published by Catholic Memorial HS, 2019-12-02 14:50:21

Newsletter 09062019

College Planning Newsletter

Upcoming College Rep Visits to CMH September 6, 2019
Marquette University Wednesday September 11 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.) Volume 1, Issue 1
Loyola University Tuesday September 17 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.)
John Hopkins University Wednesday September 18 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.)
Pepperdine University Thursday September 19 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
University of Northern Iowa Thursday September 19 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Inside this issue:
St. Louis University Monday September 23 Lunch 3 (12:31 p.m.-12:56 p.m.) Counseling
Creighton University Monday September 30 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Contact Info. 1
Drake University Monday September 30 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.)
Viterbo University Monday September 30 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.) Upcoming
Valparaiso University Monday September 30 Lunch 2&3 (11:41am-12:56 p.m.) College/Recruiter
University of CA Berkeley Thursday October Lunch 2 (11:41 a.m.-12:06 p.m.) Visits to CMH 1
Catholic University Monday October 7 Lunch 3 (12:31 p.m.-12:56 p.m.)
University of Chicago Tuesday October 8 Lunch 2&3 (11:41 a.m.-12:56 p.m.) College Visit
American University Wednesday October 9 Lunch 2 (11:41 a.m.-12:06 p.m.)
Rutgers University Wednesday October 9 Lunch 2&3 (11:41 a.m.-12:56 p.m.) Opportunities 2
UW-Oshkosh Thursday October 10 Lunch 2&3 (11:41 a.m.-12:56 p.m.) College Exploration
Miami University Friday October 11 12:15 p.m.-12:56 p.m.
University of St. Thomas Thursday October 17 12:00p.m.-12:56 p.m. Opportunities 2
Butler University Tuesday October 29 Lunch 2&3 (11:41 a.m.-12:56 p.m.)
Notre Dame Tuesday October 16 Lunch 2&3 (11:41 a.m.-12:56 p.m.) Career Exploration 2

Fine Arts Info 2

Scholarship Info. 3
JUNIORS & SENIORS: If you are interested in seeing any of the many college reps that will be
coming to CMH throughout the school year, you MUST get a pass from your teacher and find out ACT/SAT Dates
what you will be missing in class. Also, we do try to schedule visits during the 3 lunch periods.
Check the list in Naviance and plan ahead. Be sure to sign the college rep attendance list when and Deadlines 4
you meet with a rep in the Counseling Center Conference Room.
ACT/SAT Prep 4
SENIORS: Please return your Parent Permission Form to the Counseling Center as soon as
possible. This is needed before we can send transcripts to any colleges or universities.

Military Recruiter Visits to CMH - Learning Commons
U.S. Army Tuesday, September 17th—all lunches

U.S. Marines Thursday of every month—all lunches
• Mr. Benyousky
*Department Chair
Freshmen-Junior (SD-Z)
Seniors (R-Z)
ACT registration deadline is
• Mrs. Cruise
September 20th Freshmen-Junior (K-SC)
Seniors (HF-Q)
for the • Ms. Harmelink
Freshmen-Junior (A-J)
October 26th test! Seniors (A-HE)

See page 5 for more test dates and registration deadlines.


College Exploration Opportunities

The 2019 Wisconsin Education Fair is being hosted by New Berlin West High School on September 30th, 2019 from
9:00—11:00 a.m. and Over 100 colleges, universities, technical schools, trade schools and military representatives come to
provide information to interested students. Digital scanners will be used by college reps so register online before attending
the fair at: .

The Christian College Fair will be held at Heritage Christian Schools in New Berlin, on Tuesday, October 15th from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Representatives from over 40 top Christian colleges and Universities in North America will be at the fair. Visit : for more details. Register online and get a barcode at:

Free and open to the public, NACAC National College Fairs will be in Milwaukee on Sunday, October 6th from 12:00p.m.
-3:00 p.m. at the Wisconsin Center. Free and open to the public, NACAC fairs connect you to hundreds of colleges and
universities in one location. Register online at:

Individual College Visit Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering an Information Session and Campus Resource Fair in Milwaukee on
Sunday, September 29th. The day will start with an admissions information session, introducing you to our holistic
application process and our favorite aspects of a UW-Madison education. Then hear from a panel of current students and
alumni, talking about their unique Wisconsin Experiences. Representatives from offices across our campus will be on hand to
answer questions during the Campus Resource Fair. It will be held at 1451 Renaissance Place, 1451 N. Prospect Ave. in
Milwaukee. Visit to register online.
Creighton University will be hosting a prospective student reception. They will be at Divine Savior Holy Angels High
School in Milwaukee Sunday, September 15th. Students will learn more abvout Creighton and meet and mingle with
admissions professionals, faculty, alumni and Creighton parents. Visit: Creighton in Milwaukee to register.
Brown University admissions officers will present information about Brown’s unique academic and extracurricular
opportunities, and provide a perspective on the admissions process, financial aid and much more. Monday, September 23rd
at 7:00 p.m. at the University School of Milwaukee. Register at Brown-near-you/Milwaukee .

St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Open House on Saturday, September 14th from 8:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m. Tour the
facilities and here about professional opportunities as well as tips on applying and preparing for physical therapy school. For
more information, visit: .
Exploring Engineering at Purdue University on Monday, October 14th. The Purdue Women in Engineering Program
would like to invite you to a free daylong engineering program called Exploring Engineering at Purdue. For more information
and to register, visit: and look under “Events”.

Engineering Opportunity

Great Opportunity for Junior and Senior Students HUSCO currently offers a program called the Husco Scholars Program.
This is an online program offered in conjunction with UW-Platteville, and offers students the opportunity to receive a me-
chanical engineering degree from Platteville while working for Husco. Students can apply for this program while in high
school and enter the program after graduating with a high school diploma. Husco pays 100 percent of the tuition for this pro-
gram. Any hands-on lab work the students need to complete is done on a few Saturdays each semester at Fox Valley Tech-
nical College. Throughout the program, the student is considered a paid employee working at Husco, rotating through their
engineering, manufacturing, quality, design and supply chain departments. All scholars will also be provided a job oppor-
tunity at Husco after they graduate from Platteville.
For questions about the program please contact Jessica Cain, Talent Acquisition and Development Manager at Husco at 262-
953-6333, or visit Husco’s website:


Career Exploration Opportunities
Fox Valley Technical College is offering an open house at the Appleton Campus on Tuesday, October 8th
from 3:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Discover FVTC’s 200+ degree, diploma and certificate programs. Visit with faculty and
students and get a first-hand look at our high tech labs and classrooms. You can apply for admission and learn
about financial aid, student life and more.! More information about all of the opportunities available can be
found at:

Fine Arts Information
Auditions for the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music will be held November 2, 2019.
Visit: for more information.

College Financial Aid Night for Senior Parents

Monday, September 23rd, in the ARC (6:00pm - 7:00pm)

We have invited a financial aid specialist from UW-Madison to talk with you on this subject. Our speaker will ad-
dress the different types of financial aid, how to estimate financial need, common questions on the FAFSA (Free
Application for Federal Student Aid), the difference between loans and grants, scholarship opportunities and
more. There will also be time for you to ask questions.
If you have any interest in the financial aid process, please plan to attend. It promises to be very informative and
beneficial. If you have any questions regarding our College Financial Aid Night, please contact your son or
daughter’s counselor. We would be glad to assist you.

Scholarships Now Available

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Recipients will be selected for their accom- Up to $3,500 October 15, 2019
(HHF) 2019 Youth Awards educa- plishments in the classroom, community,
tional grants program and for their excellence in various educa-
tional categories. For more information
and to apply:

2019-2020 Americanism Programs The American Legion, Dept. of Wisconsin Various Various
& Scholarships offers a number of scholarships. There are
Oratorical, American Legion Base- opportunities for everyone, including rela-
ball, Americanism & Gov’t, Badger tives of wartime veterans and participants
Boys State, Jr. Shooting Sports, in Legion programs. For more information
Schneider-Emanuel, Scouting visit:
american-legion-scholarships 2019-2020

Waukesha State Bank Scholarship The Waukesha State Bank Scholarhip Pro- $1,000 February 14, 2020
Program. For students consider- gram is available to 2020 high school grad-
ing enrollment at Carroll Universi- uates who meet the following minimal
ty for 2020-2021, criteria: must be a resident of Waukesha
County and considering enrollment at
Carroll University for 2020-2021. Visit: car-
roll university-waukesha-state-bank-


ACT Test Dates for 2019-2020 School Year
online registration at:

ACT Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29-March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020

SAT Test Dates for 2019-2020 School Year
online registration at:

SAT Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
October 5, 2019 (SAT & Subject Tests) September 6, 2019 September 24, 2019
November 2, 2019 (SAT & Subject Tests) October 3, 2019 October 15, 2019
December 7, 2019 (SAT & Subject Tests) November 8, 2019 November 26, 2019
March 14, 2020 (SAT) February 14, 2020 March 3, 2020
May 2, 2020 (SAT & Subject Tests) April 3, 2020 April 21, 2020
June 6, 2020 (SAT & Subject Tests) May 8, 2020 May 27, 2020

ACT/SAT Prep Programs

The ACT/SAT tests play a significant role in the college admissions process. Preparation courses allow students to
familiarize themselves with the different components and offers them the opportunity to take practice tests. Familiarity is
a plus when taking the ACT/SAT. Some programs to consider:
(Please call the individual locations for more program information.)


Method Test Prep
(use referral code: tkn.13841745 to set up your student account)
Log into to get started!

Sylvan Learning Center UW Waukesha
Brookfield Waukesha County ACT Preparation Online Course
262-796-0808 Technical College $159.00
[email protected] (WCTC) Click Here To Register!

Sept. 28–Oct. 19
$65.93 ACT Boot Camp
The Learning Exchange Register online at (Individual & Group Prep)
16975 W. Wisconsin Ave. New Berlin
262-641-0500 or call 262-691-5578 262-617-9961
(reference CRN#10958)


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