Group Travel

The Claremont Colleges Receptions

The Claremont Colleges invite you to attend an information session hosted by admission representatives from Claremont McKennaHarvey MuddPitzerPomona, and Scripps Colleges. Admission officers will discuss the benefits of attending each individual college, as well as the advantages of participating in one of the strongest and most cohesive college consortia in the nation. The program will include a media presentation, individual college information presentations, a general question-and-answer session, and time at the end of the program for you to speak individually with each college.

Upcoming Receptions

Indianapolis, IN

Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN 46240
12:30 p.m. – Registration
1:00 p.m. – Program


Wichita, KS

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center
300 N. Mclean Blvd
Wichita, KS 67203
6:30 p.m. – Registration 
7:00 p.m. – Program 


Omaha, NE

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Creighton Preparatory School
7400 Western Avenue
Omaha, NE 68114
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


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Eight of the Best College Receptions (Spring 2018)

Come talk with...

Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

Connecticut College
New London, CT

Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
  Haverford College
Haverford, PA

Kenyon College
Gambier, OH

Macalester College
St. Paul, MN

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY

The deans and directors of admission of eight nationally recognized colleges invite you and your parents to a reception. The colleges each have an undergraduate-focused educational experience replete with a low student-faculty ratio, an intimate learning environment, and a challenging curriculum.

The program will include presentations on admission, financial aid, and distinctive characteristics of each college. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions about each college individually.

Houston, TX

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Houston - Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
1:30 p.m. – Registration
2:00 p.m. – Program


Austin, TX

Monday, May 21, 2018
Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governor's 
Austin, TX 78744
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program 


Dallas, TX

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


Denver, CO

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
150 Clayton Lane
Denver, CO 80206
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


Phoenix, AZ

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Camelback Golf Club
7847 N Mockingbird Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


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Come talk with five distinguished colleges and universities at Behind the Curtain: An Intimate Conversation with Five Admission Deans and Directors. 

Bates College
Lewiston, ME

Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA

Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA

Lawrence University
Appleton, WI

Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA

The directors and deans of admission of five nationally recognized colleges and universities invite you and your parents to attend a program in your area. This group of institutions is traveling as part of the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a growing alliance of top colleges and universities committed to increasing access and opportunity for students of all economic backgrounds. The programs are open to all students and their parents and aims to demystify the college admission and financial aid process. The panelists will be available to answer specific questions about our institutions during a mini college fair at the end of the program.

We look forward to answering your questions in person!


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Behind the Curtain: ATI Counselor Breakfasts

In addition to student programs, the deans and directors of admission at Bates College, Claremont McKenna College, Franklin & Marshall College, Lawrence University, and Lehigh University are also hosting breakfasts for local high school counselors. Please join us at the counselor breakfast in your area to learn more about our institutions and admission processes.

Please visit for details and registration.