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2016 High School Counselors Workshop

Sessions



TRANSFERRING TO UH MĀNOA

Garett Inoue, Admissions Officer
Sessions I, II, & III


Transfer students make up a good percentage of the incoming students every year. Therefore, it is important to assist these students in the admissions process and help make their transition as smooth as possible.

This session will outline the three ways to transfer to UH Mānoa: regular admissions, the Kaieie Degree Pathway Program, and Automatic Admissions. In addition, we will discuss the transfer admission requirements, application process, and transfer credit evaluation process.

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THE IMPACT OF A LEARNING COMMUNITY OF FIRST TERM GPA

Kyle Van Duser, First Year Programs Director
Sessions I, II, & III


The presenter will share findings from an Analysis of Covariance Study (ANCOVA) conducted to determine if the Access to College Excellence (ACE) learning communities impact first term GPA for its participants. The presentation will discuss the design of a learning community and the findings from the study.

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ACCESSING MĀNOA: UNDERSTANDING MAI (MĀNOA ACCESS INITIATIVE),
HUI (HAWAIʻI UNDERGRADUATE INITIATIVE), & COP (COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM)

Dr. Christine Quemuel, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity
Adrienne Guerero, Student Support Specialist, Office of Multicultural Student Services & Admissions
Sessions I, II, & III


This presentation will provide a brief overview of three different college preparation and success programs offered by UH Mānoa.

Participants in this session will get a clearer understanding of the objectives, requirements, admissions procedures, and programmatic differences for the three programs. There will also be a discussion about the target audience for each program, benefits for participation, and student outcomes. Counselors will have the opportunity to talk with staff and have any questions about MAI, HUI, and COP answered.

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MĀNOA FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS 101

Carissa Gusman, Admissions Counselor
Jacob Nakasone, Scholarship Coordinator, Financial Aid Office
Sessions I, II, & III


Learn about our many scholarship & financial aid opportunities, including updates on automatic scholarship opportunities & the FAFSA, how to make your students’ scholarship applications stand out, the UH Mānoa financial aid process, and more!

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UH MĀNOA ADMISSIONS

Steve Rola, Assistant Director of Admissions
Sessions I, II, & III


This session will help you understand the UH Mānoa admissions process. Information related to admission requirements, the application process, and important deadlines will be covered. Other topics will include how to complete the Self-Reported Application and what to expect for the next application cycle.

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SHIDLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS FRESHMAN DIRECT ADMIT PROGRAM
SCHOOL OF NURSING & DENTAL HYGIENE DIRECT ENTRY PROGRAMS

Shidler College of Business
Brian Akiyama, Pre-Nursing Advisor & Admissions Specialist
Sessions I, II, & III


Did you know that students can enter the Shidler College of Business beginning their freshman year? Learn more about the benefits of entering Shidler early and what students can do in high school to set them up for a successful transition to college.

Also, in this session, you will be given a brief introduction to the Nursing and Dental Hygiene Direct Entry programs.

Shidler Direct Admit Program Presentation (PowerPoint)


MATH & CHEMISTRY PLACEMENT EXAMS: AN IMPORTANT FIRST STEP FOR STEM MAJORS

Department of Mathematics
Department of Chemistry
Sessions I, II, & III


An increasing number of high school students enter UH Mānoa with the intent of pursuing a Bachelor degree in a STEM Major. The first step in obtaining a STEM degree in a timely manner is to successfully pass the chemistry and math placement exams.

A well prepared student is key, and this where you come in! High school counselors play a pivotal role in the relay of important information to soon-to-be college bound seniors. Join us at this workshop for tips you can share with students as they prepare to study STEM at UH Mānoa!

Math Presentation PDF
Chemistry Presentation PDF


MĀNOA HONORS PROGRAM

Dr. Siobhán Ní Dhonacha, Honors Program Advisor
Sessions I, II, & III


Learn more about the UH Mānoa Honors Program and why Honors matters!

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