Put Our Skills to Use
With ten admissions counselors based regionally throughout the Midwest and seven admissions counselors based on campus, we are in a unique position to serve you where YOU are. We offer (at no charge) programs and services for you and the students you counsel.
Here are some examples of what we can do:
- Present a “Parent of a Future Senior” program that will inform parents and students of “what to do when” during the high school years in preparation for college.
- Present the ACT “Get Set For College” program. The program is suitable for students in 7th to 11th grades and is a six-step multi-media presentation educating students on how to choose the college that best fits their needs and goals.
- Present on various academic topics. The presentation covers basic career information, average salaries, etc. for the major programs of study at NMU.
- Present information to students about the notebook computer program at NMU. The initiative equips every full-time student with a notebook computer, software and service for their personal and educational use. Learn the exciting ways faculty and students are using this tool.
- Share information about NMU Admissions standards, scholarships, programs, financial aid and college life with prospective students.
- Conduct individual on-site admissions meetings with students at your high school.
- Award students with their NMU scholarships at academic honors programs.
- Inform students, parents and guidance counselors of NMU open houses.
- Offer a “how to” presentation on financial aid and college applications.
- Create workshops for students and parents regarding various college-related items (i.e. How to Get Involved in College Organizations).
- Coordinate a visit by an NMU Student Ambassador (current NMU student) to share information about NMU with your students.
- Host a panel discussion composed of 1) current college students, 2) high school students and 3) parents with children either in college or in high school.
- Provide a list of questions for high school students to ask when speaking with any college admissions representative.
- Pair high school students with a NMU alumni for a workplace visit or establish a pen pal partnership via e-mail.
- Provide custom presentations that are tailored to discussion topics, needs and interests of the student group. These can be day, evening or weekend programs involving parents and students.
- Host special group visits to campus. These visits vary by region and group type, but may include 8th graders, Talent Search or Upward Bound groups.
- Inform students of dual enrollment opportunities at NMU.