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If you find yourself saying things like, “Back in my day, when I applied to college...” you might need a refresher on the college admission process.
Explore: A college admission workshop.

Explore 2017

Thursday-Friday, July 20-21, 2017

Registration will open in March 2017

The Explore program is targeted for rising high school junior and seniors, who are sons, daughters, and/or grandchildren of alumni. We invite you to spend a couple of days at Colgate to gain further understanding about the college search and selection process, regardless of schools you are applying to.
Information and Sample Schedule
The workshop is designed as a service to our Colgate community. Parents and students will be advised on basics of the college admission process. Colgate staff members will lead various sessions on topics that include guidelines for researching colleges, how to prepare for a campus visit, tips for completing your application, and an in-depth look at the selection process through a mock-application review. The workshop will be broad-based, covering selective college admission rather than Colgate admission specifically.

Program Fees and Accommodations
Fees cover all sessions and meals, therefore the cost for parent and student is the same.

Registration with on-campus housing - $160* per person
Drake Hall: sheets, pillow, blanket, towels, and free wifi will be provided; Parties will be housed together (standard is 2 per room) unless requested otherwise. Please note your rooming preferences during registration.

Registration without housing - $130* per person
Arranged off campus by the individual participant. Please confirm your accommodations before registering for the Explore program to ensure availability. For a list of area accommodations click here.

*Each registration also includes a $5 tax-deductible gift to The Colgate Fund. If you prefer not to make a gift or wish to not be recognized as a donor, please register by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 315-228-7433. Colgate Refund Policy


Contact Vicky Stone at vstone@colgate.edu or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 315-228-7433.