STARKVILLE, Miss.--Prospective students and their parents will once again have the opportunity to experience a day at Mississippi State when the Office of Admissions and Scholarships hosts Fall Preview Days on Sept. 27 and Oct. 11.
Parents and students will be treated to a variety of activities to showcase the university, including the numerous academic programs, student groups, and housing on campus.
"Choosing a college is about finding the right fit academically and socially," said Lindsey Storey, assistant director for the Office of Admissions and Scholarships.
She added, "Fall Preview Days are an opportunity for us to show off the unique character and personality of Mississippi State and gives future students the chance to experience a typical day at MSU. Each student can learn what State has to offer through meetings with academic representatives, residence hall tours, and discussions with university officials as well as current students."
Persons wishing to attend can pre-register online at http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/events/previewdays/.
Check-in begins at 9 a.m. at the Joe Frank Sanderson Center and concludes by 4 p.m. both days. Space is limited and a $10 attendance fee is required to participate.
In addition to tours of the university, the agenda includes:
--An organizational fair that provides information about the many organizations and activities;
--A general assembly, where details on admission and related matters will be discussed;
--A follow-up, question-and-answer session with a representative of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs;
--Individualized meetings with departmental faculty members regarding potential academic programs; and
--Tours of campus housing facilities.
T-shirts, lunch and an ice cream break also will be provided.
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