Group Travel

The Claremont Colleges Receptions (Fall 2018)

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

Portland, OR

Saturday, August 18, 2018
The Benson Hotel
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
12:30 p.m. – Registration
1:00 p.m. – Program


Seattle, WA

Sunday, August 19, 2018
SeaTac Marriott
3201 S 176th Street
Seattle, WA 98188
12:30 p.m. – Registration
1:00 p.m. – Program


Minneapolis, MN

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Marriott Minneapolis West
9960 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55426
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program 
Complimentary parking available at the hotel.

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Eight of the Best College Receptions (Fall 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.

Boston (Newton), MA

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


New York City, NY

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Ave
New York, NY 10019
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program 


Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Ave
W Conshohocken, PA 19428
6:30 p.m. – Registration
7:00 p.m. – Program


Washington, DC

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
1:30 p.m. – Registration
2:00 p.m. – Program


Baltimore, MD

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202
1:30 p.m. – Registration
2:00 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

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

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.