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Scholarship Weekends - Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 2016 in Maytag Student Center

Students admitted to Central College who have earned a cumulative 3.4 GPA OR a 23 ACT/1070 SAT (with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and ACT of 20/950 SAT) are invited to participate in Scholar Days to earn an additional $500 to $2,000 Trustee Scholarship, a full-tuition Kuyper Scholarship or a $25,000 Pella Rolscreen Scholarship.

To be considered, you must be admitted prior to attending. 

Your Interview: Tell Us Who You Are!  

We want to get to know you better — and for you to get to know us, too. To achieve a great interview, come prepared to tell us about yourself, your academic and extracurricular interests, and your interest in Central College. You’ll be talking with a current Central student and professor, and the interview will last 20 minutes.

Your Essay: What Do You Think?

While you’re here, we’ll ask you to write an essay and provide a prompt. You don’t need to write anything ahead of time, and you will have 40 minutes to write the essay. You might find it helpful to read about other students’ experiences at Central. We hope you’ll use the essay as a chance to be creative and express your ideas!

Your Problem Solving and Logic Test: How Do You Think?

Our logic problem is designed for you to show your analytical thinking ability. You can review a sample logic problem online — this lets you know what to expect. You will have 40 minutes to complete this component.

Schedule

8:30 a.m. Registration and meet with Central faculty: Maytag Student Center (Oct. 29, Nov. 5) Graham Conference Center (Jan. 28, Feb. 4)
9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:45 a.m. Students: Interview, essay, logic/problem solving - Roe Center
9:45 a.m. Parents: Alumni and current parent panel discussions - Upper Chapel
12:15 p.m. Scholar Luncheon: Maytag Student Center
1:30 p.m. Central Awards appointments and optional tours

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