College Counseling Events

All high school students are encouraged to attend on and off campus college visits and presentations. Below is a list of college presentations scheduled at Arete Prep. Off campus college fairs, breakfasts and presentations are listed at the bottom of this page for students and their parents. Don’t forget to register and visit our resource page for how to prepare for a college fair/info session.

On Campus College Information Sessions

All high school students welcome to attend. See college counselors for room location day of visit. Schedule updated every week.

College Date Time
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Thu August 29, 2019 7:45 AM
Brandeis University Thu September 5, 2019 7:45 AM
Grand Canyon University Thu September 5, 2019 12:20 PM
Scripps College Tue September 10, 2019 12:20 PM
Emory University Wed September 11, 2019 7:45 AM
Ottawa University Arizona Thu September 12, 2019 12:20 PM
University of Chicago Tue September 17, 2019 7:45 AM
Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne Tue September 24, 2019 7:45 AM
Southwestern University Mon September 30, 2019 7:45 AM
The University of Alabama Mon September 30, 2019 12:20 PM
Grinnell College Wed October 2, 2019 12:05 PM
Lake Forest College Tue October 15, 2019 7:45 AM
Willamette University Thu October 17, 2019 7:45 AM
Vanderbilt University Thu October 17, 2019 12:20 PM
Hillsdale College Fri October 18, 2019 7:45 AM
Southern Methodist University Mon Octotber 21, 2019 7:45 AM
Arcadia University Mon October 21, 2019 10:00 AM
Allegheny College Tue October 22, 2019 7:45 AM
Saint Mary’s College Tue October 22, 2019 9:00 AM
Providence College Tue October 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Rhodes College Tue October 22, 2019 11:00 AM
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Wed October 23, 2019 7:45 AM
California Lutheran University Wed October 23, 2019 9:00 AM
Seattle University Wed October 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Biola University Wed October 23, 2019 11:00 AM
University of San Diego Wed October 23, 2019 12:20 PM
St. Edward’s University Thu October 24, 2019 7:45 AM
St. Lawrence University Tue October 29, 2019 7:45 AM

Off Campus College Visits

*Students are encouraged to wear their uniform.

The Sister Colleges- Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith and Wellesley– Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 in Paradise Valley, AZ

  • The world needs women of purpose — now more than ever. The Sister Colleges will soon be in your area and we hope you’ll encourage your students to register for our joint information session and mini college fair. Students and their parents will learn about: Our unique strengths across all fields, especially in the sciences.Our outstanding campus opportunities — internships, research, leadership development, career preparation and social life. Powerful outcomes for Sisters alumnae.Our diverse, tight-knit communities. Event time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Location: Phoenix Country Day School, 3901 E Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Creighton in Phoenix– Sunday, September 8th, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Creighton creates a lifetime of value by caring for students’ mind, body, and spirit. We offer more than 140 academic programs, degrees, and majors, so you’ll be able to study exactly what you love. Our accessible faculty members put you first and support your growth through deeply personalized attention. Everything we do at Creighton stands on a solid Jesuit foundation, which promotes a uniquely rigorous education and reflects what matters most.
  • Creighton has opportunities for student interested in the medical and health sciences field to learn in Arizona!
  • Hear from faculty, alumni, Creighton parents, and your admissions counselor, Leslie Becker. Register for the event HERE.

Coast to Coast College Tour– Monday, September 9th, 2019 in Tempe, AZ

  • Welcome to Coast to Coast, a joint travel partnership among Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University. Because each of our institutions practices holistic admissions within a highly selective environment, we have partnered to offer insight into the seemingly complex admissions process. We hope you will join us in the city that is most convenient for you. RSVP at the link above.

Boston University Reception– Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 in Paradise Valley, AZ

  • Boston University will host a reception in Paradise Valley for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This is a wonderful opportunity for your students to learn more about BU and the college application process. We encourage you to post our reception flyer at your school and share this information with students and their families on Naviance. Please note that all students who plan to attend should RSVP on our website.
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Phoenix Country Day School 3901 E. Stanford Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 Presentation: 7:00 p.m. Check-in at 6:30p.m.

Exploring Educational Excellence Tour– Thursday, September 19, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ 

  • Join Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University and the University of Chicago to learn about exceptional college opportunities and finding your perfect fit! Admissions counselors will discuss academics, the admissions process at selective schools, financial aid and campus life. RSVP at the link above.

Utah State University- USU Coming to You– Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Gilbert, AZ

  • Come and learn about admissions, scholarships, activities, student life, eat Aggie Ice Cream and more! Utah State University representatives will be available to answer your questions.
  • Seniors: Be sure to bring an official copy of your high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores. Representatives will be reviewing student information and awarding academic scholarships to student who have applied BEFORE the event. Use code “ARIZONA19” to waive 50% off the application fee. Code expires October 23.

Association of American Medical Colleges- Minority Student Medical Career Fair– Saturday November 9th, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Primarily geared towards people from undeserved and diverse communities, we welcome the participation of all high school and college students interested in medicine and the biomedical sciences. Attendees will get the opportunity to meet admissions and program directors from U.S. medical school, hear panel discussion about the pathways to becoming a physician or medical researchers, participate in hands-on medical and health activities and participate in round table discussions with current medical school students.
  • This event will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Visit for additional information