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College planning night takes place at Rockhurst

Sept. 12 Rockhurst High School hosted workshops for families of juniors from St. Teresa’s Academy, Notre Dame de Sion as well as their own students.

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Dr. J.D. Bowers from the University of Missouri conducts a session called Honors Programs. 10 sessions were available to choose from. photo by Lily Hart

Dr. J.D. Bowers from the University of Missouri conducts a session called Honors Programs. 10 sessions were available to choose from. photo by Lily Hart

Dr. J.D. Bowers from the University of Missouri conducts a session called Honors Programs. 10 sessions were available to choose from. photo by Lily Hart

by Lily Hart, Managing Editor of Web

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Wednesday Sept. 12, Rockhurst High School hosted 10 speakers from colleges around the country, as well as one from Scotland, to speak on a variety of subjects ranging from college athletics to planning for college visits.

“I came tonight because I’m an only child so my parents don’t know that much about college since they went so long ago,” junior Grace Pence said. “I think it helps take off some of the stress around the college process.”

Pence came and attended the following sessions: essays, resumes and interviews, standardized testing and college financing.

“My takeaway is when you are applying to colleges make sure you find out which ones you like and do research on it because every college is different,” Pence said.

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