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Admission Information Sessions

Get to know Rice University by joining a virtual Admission Information Session, led by our admission counselors, and learn about our amazing programs, vibrant student life, and groundbreaking research. On Thursdays starting in September, we invite international students to join us for a session specifically focused on application requirements for international students.

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Academic Schools

Dive deeper into academics at Rice and discover more about our undergraduate schools of study. Connect with faculty or staff in that school of study, ask questions about majors and minors, and explore research and programs.

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Ask Me Anything with a Rice Student

Explore our vibrant student life in these sessions with current students as they talk about their personal experiences and answer your questions about the residential college system, clubs and activities, and what it means to be a Rice Owl.

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Affordability of Rice

There are so many different types of financial aid available - and learning about them all can get confusing. Join us as we break down our financial aid policies, explain the Rice Investment, and cover merit-based scholarship opportunities. You’ll learn about the array of benefits of the Rice educational experience, ways to afford a Rice education, and reasons why the Rice education is an investment into the future.

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Application Advice

Part I: A Guide Through Your Admission Application

As you start to consider the many components of the application, you’ll want to think about the best way you can share your interests, activities and goals for your future. We’ll cover how you can do this, highlighting topics such as activity/community involvement, honors/recognitions, essay writing and short answer responses.

Part II: Building Your Advocacy

What does building advocacy mean in the context of college applications? In this session we’ll teach you how to identify and utilize your support network and highlight ways you can advocate for yourself through the interview, recommendations and other pieces of the application process.

Part III: Insights into the Evaluation

If you are curious about how we review applications, this session is for you. You’ll gain insight on what we look for in an application and what is important to us when making admission decisions.

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Admission Interview

Are you applying to Rice for Fall 2021? Sign up for a virtual admission interview with a current Rice senior! You’ll have a chance to share your story with us, and these optional interviews are a great way to learn more about campus and get your questions answered by a Rice student.

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Information Session for Texas Students (Seniors)

Join a Virtual Information Session for Texas Students and meet the admission counselor from your region, or sign up for a session that works with your schedule. You'll learn about our academic programs, groundbreaking research, vibrant student life, and the affordability of Rice. See for yourself why we love Rice University and living in the heart of Houston.

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