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High School & College Counseling Team

Dear High School Community,

High School Students, mark your calendars for March 21st and 22nd! Our school will host University Showcases featuring esteemed institutions from the US, Canada, Italy, and Ireland. Explore a world of academic possibilities, gain insights into international education, and connect directly with representatives from top universities. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to jumpstart your higher education journey. See you there!

 

Wren Tour

On Thursday, March 21 we will have 16 universities visiting us with the Wren Tour University Fair. They will arrive at 8:30 in the morning and be available to talk to parents and students between 9 and 10 AM. Please join us to meet representatives from the following universities:

Chapman University - In the middle of Southern California, in a beautiful setting, Chapman has less than 8,000 students and promotes personal growth, campus involvement and global citizenship. Strong in Film and Public Relations as well as Business.

Florida Institute of Technology - A private research university located in Melbourne Florida. Florida Tech is strong in STEM including Aeronautics. With less than 4,000 students it is the only independent technological university in the Southeastern U.S.

Fordham University - With campuses in both the heart of New York City and the Bronx, Fordham has less than 10,000 students. With opportunities to study International Business and Psychology or study performing arts, be it theatre or dance, Fordham has a well-rounded curriculum.

Indiana University - With over 30,000 students, Indiana is a large public research university. Known for Public Administration and Business and Commerce, they have great Library and Recreational Facilities in Bloomington Indiana.

Lakehead University - A Canadian public research university with campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario. Lakehead provides students with opportunities for hands-on research and 57 fields of study.

Lynn University - Located in Boca Raton Florida, Lynn has under 4,000 students with a variety of majors including Aeronautics, Psychology, Business and Music. They are known for providing an innovative and personalized education.

Michigan State University - Located on a beautiful campus with close to 40,000 students, Michigan State has majors from Agriculture to STEM to Entrepreneurship, they nonetheless provide help and support. 

Penn State University - With over 40,000 students, Penn State is a large public research university. Strong in business and engineering, students report being happy and that classrooms and other facilities are very nice. Community Service is a big part of student life.

Rhodes College - A small university in Memphis Tennessee, students are friendly, happy and hard-working. Professors are very accessible and students can study Political Science, Business, and Computer science. 
  
Rollins College - A university in Central Florida where classes are small and very interactive. Rollins promotes personal growth both academically and personally. Known for supporting (even international) students financially, they have a beautiful campus and setting as well as good food.
 

Republic of Ireland University Fair

It is rare for Universities from the Republic of Ireland to visit. EAB is truly honored to host 9 universities for a University Fair after school on Thursday March 21 at 3:15. Please join us and talk to representatives of all of these universities.

University College Cork - Located in Cork city, on the south coast of Ireland, UCC is found in a bustling, vibrant, safe, friendly and cosmopolitan city. UCC is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide according to THE. It has many programs as a large (21,000 students) research university.

University of Galway - A large public research university with 18,000 students and also in top 2% of universities worldwide. Graduates have a 98% employment rate 6 months after graduation. Known for research in five key areas: Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy, Biomedical Science and Engineering, Environment, Marine and Energy, Humanities in Context, and Informatics, Data Analytics, Physical and Computational Sciences.
 
University College Dublin - An excellent university located on the outer area of Dublin, the campus is 350 Acres and is very safe. Students are able to live in University Dorms which makes it an affordable option for Dublin. UC Dublin also has scholarships available for international students. While there are almost 40,000 students who attend UC Dublin, the students have a real sense of community in their major/subject groups. Students who graduate are successful in finding employment as UC Dublin is ranked number 1 for employability. 

University of Limerick - In the city of Limerick, has 18,000 students with 15% international. There are 44 degree options and students are required to complete a 6-9 month paid internship. There are full tuition Sports scholarships available for students. The campus is lovely. 

Munster Technological University - A public technological university consisting of six campuses located in Cork and Kerry. Relatively new, founded in 2021. Students can study Agriculture as well as other STEM subjects. Students can also study art and business.

Independent College - A private university in Dublin, focusing on Business and Law. Approximately 2000 students attend the school.  

ICD Business School - A private business school in Dublin. Known for small class sizes and specifically tailored courses of education. Students are actively encouraged to participate, interact and engage. 

Technological University of the Shannon - A large public university with 15,000 students. Located in Westmeath and Limerick. The focus is on practical, research-led, applied learning.

Griffith College - A private university with less than 7,000 students, with a variety of programs in Dublin. Majors include Education, Arts-both Performing and Visual, Business and Counseling.

 

BMI Tour - University Fair 

What a way to spend your lunchtime! Please come and learn about universities from around the World on Friday March 22, during lunchtime. They will be here from 11:55 to 12:55.

Canada

University of the Fraser Valley - Is located in British Columbia with approximately 15,000 students. According to UFV, “undergraduate students get more research, conference, and publication experience than at larger institutions.” Students can study everything from Arts to Business to Science.

Ireland

University of Limerick - In the city of Limerick, has 18,000 students with 15% international. There are 44 degree options and students are required to complete a 6-9 month paid internship. There are full tuition Sports scholarships available for students. The campus is lovely.

Italy

Istituto Marangoni - Study Fashion, Visual Art, and Design in the capital of fashion-Milan. Or study in Paris, London or Dubai. It is known for “unique educational method that lies in its Italian identity, a combination of craftsmanship, technique, a well-developed sense of aesthetics, and business acumen.”

NABA, Nuova Academia Di Belli Arti -The largest Art Academy in Italy. Study in Rome or Milan a variety of Creative Majors including: Visual Arts, Media Design, and Fashion Design. Well respected with courses in English and Italian.

USA

California Baptist University - Located in Riverside California, with over 8,000 students. This is an innovative, religious school where chapel attendance is required. Students can study Psychology, Nursing, Early Childhood Education as well as Business.

University of South Dakota - With under 6,000 students, this is a small public research university. With both a high acceptance rate and a high Second Year Return Rate, USD is nonetheless quite affordable. With over 200 majors to choose from, students can study Fine Arts and Theatre as well as Business and STEM.

Full Sail University - is a private, for-profit art university. Focused on preparing students for their future careers. Students often complete their degrees in less than 4 years.

Suffolk University Boston - Located in the heart of Boston, has less than 5,000 students and is known for Business and Marketing as well as Psychology. The academic atmosphere is very interactive and hands on and Professors are accessible.