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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 2019

Thursday-Friday, July 18-19, 2019

The Explore workshop is designed as a service to our Colgate alumni community. Rising high school juniors and seniors - who are children and/or grandchildren of Colgate alumni - are invited to spend a couple of days here in Hamilton to learn about the college search and selection process. The workshop is broad-based and covers the selective college admission process generally (not Colgate admission, specifically).
Registration is now open.

More Information
VIEW THE 2018 EXPLORE WORKSHOPParents and students will be advised on the 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 2019 program schedule will be available at the end of June, but programming will be similar to the 2018 workshop schedule.
Program Fees and Accommodations
Fees cover all sessions and meals, therefore the cost for sponsoring alumnus/alumna and student is the same.

Registration with on-campus housing - $160
Overnight accommodations provided in Drake Hall; sheets, pillow, blanket, towels, and wifi included. Parties will be housed together (standard is two per room) unless requested otherwise. Please note your rooming preferences in the follow up questionnaire after completing registration.

Registration without housing - $130
Registrants will be responsible for securing their own accommodations. It is advisable to confirm your accommodations before registering for the Explore program to ensure availability. View our list of area accommodations here.


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