Native American Students Make Bowdoin Home for a Week – Community.bowdoin.edu

Native American Students Make Bowdoin Home for a Week – Community.bowdoin.edu

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June 29, 2015

Nearly 100 Native American students from across the country, including from Alaska and Hawaii, gathered last week on Bowdoin’s campus to learn the ins and outs of applying to colleges and for financial aid.

The students, all with at least 3.0 GPAs and the ambition to earn a college degree, were enrolled in a nonprofit program called College Horizons. Each summer, the New Mexico-based organization selects two schools in its consortium (this year, they were Bowdoin and Stanford) to host a one-week residential college preparation program.

By the end of the week, the high schoolers had in hand drafts of their college essays and common applications, and a list of colleges and universities they will apply to when they return to their high schools this fall.

Read More: http://community.bowdoin.edu/news/2015/06/native-high-school-students-make-bowdoin-home-for-a-week/

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