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September 2017 & October 2017 College Visits Calendar

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TESTING

Nease students continue to perform above average on college admission tests. The graduating class of 2017 average score on the new SAT was 1180 (RW 600, M 580).  Their average composite score on the ACT was 30.  Nease students have also earned recognitions on their junior year PSAT from the National Merit Scholarship Program including:

   Nat’l Merit Semifinalists: 8 (2017); 7 (2016); 11 (2015); 5 (2014)

   Nat’l Merit Commended: 14 (2016); 19 (2015); 12 (2014); 8 (2013)

   Nat’l Achievement Semifinalists: 1 (2015); 1 (2014); 2 (2012)

   Nat’l Hispanic Recognition: 1 (2017), 2 (2016); 2 (2015);

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES ATTENDING

Nease’s graduates have been accepted to, are attending and have graduated from many colleges and universities including:

American University George Washington Univ. UNC Chapel Hill
Auburn University Georgetown University U.S. Military Academy
Boston College Georgia Tech U.S. Naval Academy
Boston University Harvard University University of Alabama
Brigham Young Univ. Jacksonville University Univ. of Calif.- Berkeley
Brown University Johns Hopkins Univ. Univ. of Central Florida
Carnegie Mellon Univ. MIT University of Chicago
The Citadel McGill University University of Florida
Clemson University Mercer University University of Georgia
Colgate University New College of Florida University of Miami
College of Charleston New York University University of Michigan
Coll. of William & Mary N. Carolina State Univ. Univ. of North Florida
Cornell University Northeastern University Univ. of Notre Dame
Dartmouth College Northwestern University Univ. of Pennsylvania
Davidson College Nova Southeastern Univ. Univ. of Pittsburgh
Drexel University Ohio State University Univ. of Richmond
Duke University Pennsylvania State Univ. Univ. of So. Carolina
Elon University Princeton University Univ. of South Florida
Embry-Riddle Purdue University Univ. of So. California
Emory University Rollins College University of Tampa
Flagler College Santa Fe College University of Texas
Florida A&M University SCAD University of Virginia
Florida Atlantic Univ. Sewanee University of W. Florida
Florida Gulf Coast Univ. Southeastern University Valencia College
Florida Institute of Tech. St. Johns River St. Coll. Vanderbilt University
Florida Int’l Univ. Stanford University Virginia Tech
Florida Southern College Stetson University Wake Forest University
Florida State Coll. at Jax Tallahassee Comm. Coll. Washington & Lee Univ.
Florida State University Tufts University Washington Univ. in SL
Furman University Tulane University

Yale University

Interesting College Article in Forbes:

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2008/0519/030_print.html

College Quote from

Princeton University’s Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye:

“If the student has the opportunity to do the IB diploma, we really value the diploma,” Rapelye advised.

“the most important thing is your high school transcript.” “Every college and university is going to evaluate first your transcript,” Rapelye said.

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 transitionsabroad.com – find internships and jobs overseas