Otterbein University's High School Counselor Newsletter

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Students and families are welcome to attend our Discover Days! Join the admission staff and faculty members to learn more about Otterbein, take a campus tour, and have a chance to meet with faculty about specific programs or academics in general. We are offering multiple dates, so please use the link below to learn more about Discover Days!  

Discover Days are:

Friday, October 15th

Saturday, October 16th

Friday, October 22nd

Saturday, October 30th

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We are a smarter way to learn. We have been from day one. At Otterbein, it's not just what our students learn, it's how they learn. Every student will have advisors and mentors to help design professional goals. Every student will graduate with at least one immersive experience. Every student will be ready to map their future success with a custom career plan. 

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With the availability of the ACT and SAT scores being disrupted by COVID-19, Otterbein has adopted a test optional admission & scholarships policy for Spring, Summer and Fall terms 2022. Click the link below to learn more about our scholarship and test optional policy. 

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I grew up in Athens, Ohio and I am pursing my PhD from Ohio University. I am excited to begin my career at Otterbein. My sister graduated from Otterbein and was an admission counselor here as her first job. I am looking forward to my time as Cardinal. Go Cards!

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I grew up in Gahanna, Ohio and graduated from Otterbein University in 2021. As a proud graduate of the university I now serve, I am ecstatic to be able to help incoming students with the college search as others helped me. Looking forward to a great year! Go Cards! 

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  • Students will engage in both classroom and clinical experiences that are relevant to the current, and ever-changing needs of our health care system. 
  • We are proud of our exciting and dynamic academic experience and our reputation for producing quality nurses who are caring, confident and committed to their patients and their profession.

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  • Students will be ready for excellence in the classroom and beyond. Your instructors care about preparing teachers, and they will show students how to implement the latest cutting-edge, developmentally- and culturally-responsive teaching methods 
  • We have paths to licensure in Primary Education, Middle Childhood, Adolescent to Young Adult, and Multi-Age.

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We know how hard the financial aid process can be for families. The Offices of Admission and Financial Aid have joined together to create virtual financial aid sessions. These sessions are designed for parents and guardians to share tips and advice around our merit and need based opportunities along with details on completing the FAFSA, and important dates and deadlines. Please consider sharing these opportunities with your parents. 

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It's that time of the year again, where students are working to get Common Application essays written and submitted. Our very own admission counselor, Mackie Cameron, has created a short training video on essay writing and what we as counselors are looking for! Pass this along to your students for the tips and tricks of writing common application essays! 

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