Top-Tier College Night scheduled for Oct. 9 at Chavez HS

Juniors, seniors, and students interested in getting a head start on the college process are invited to attend Top-Tier College Night on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Chavez High School (8501 Howard Dr., Houston, 77017).

Admissions representatives from top colleges across the nation will be on hand to answer questions about selective college admissions.

Students must RSVP by Friday, Sept. 28Sign up here to reserve a space and to learn about options for bus transportation from your campus. Dinner will also be provided.

The evening will begin with dinner and orientation from 4 to 5:30 p.m., followed by Selective College Admissions Workshops (freshmen and sophomores) and a College Fair (junior and seniors) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

During the workshops, ninth- and 10th-grade students can attend a session led by EMERGE staff on what they can do now to become competitive applicants for selective institutions. Juniors and seniors can attend a session about the selective admissions process led by a panel of admissions officers.

Top-Tier College Night is sponsored by HISD College & Career Readiness, EMERGE, and College Success.

Participating colleges and universities include:

  • Albion College
  • Allegheny College
  • Bates College
  • Bentley University
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brandeis University
  • Brown University
  • Bucknell University
  • Carleton College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Colgate University
  • Cornell University
  • Davidson College
  • Depauw University
  • Duke University
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • George Washington University
  • Grinnell College
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kenyon College
  • Lehigh University
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Oberlin College
  • Occidental College
  • Pitzer College
  • Pomona College
  • Rhodes College
  • Rice University
  • Southwestern University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Trinity College
  • Trinity University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • Union College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Notre Dame
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington & Lee University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Willamette University
  • Williams College
  • Wofford College