We get inquiries from students in the pre-high school years — sixth, seventh, eighth grade — kids who are telling us that going to the Ivy League is their dream,” said Berry. I didn’t even know what the Ivy League was in sixth grade — In my estimation, that’s too early to be thinking about college. The House Or Other Property Valuation 1 comprises 7,896m 2 and is partially leased to Volante and Aprisma Management Technologies. The balance of the space (5,410m 2 ) is covered by a rental guarantee from the vendor for a period of 18 months from settlement. Late last year MGI purchased a 1.62ha site at 1 Richardson Place for $22 million, which included a new four storey office building and five older style warehouse buildings.
The increased interest isn’t limited to the Ivy League. Melissa Gorbandt, associate director of admissions at Northern Kentucky University, said that the number of visitors is up by 30 percent this year. That’s partly because of more students visiting at a younger age — as early as second grade.
They’re being told by college counselors that in order for Donnie or Suzie to be competitive for these scholarships, they should be doing this early.” That’s what Shane Lorenz, a senior at Beechwood High School in Fort Mitchell, Ky., was told. He switched from trumpet to French horn in the eighth grade to increase his chances of making high school marching band.
When Lorenz wanted to switch back to trumpet in the 10th grade, the band director advised him to stick to the French horn. It could lead to a full-ride college scholarship, he was told. Being able to pay for (college) is a big priority,” said Lorenz.
Janet Elfers, 12-grade college counselor at Mariemont High School, last year started seeing students two weeks after classes started. This year, she began meeting with students and their parents two weeks before.
They’re asking me, ‘Can I apply yet?’ And it’s August. You almost can’t stop it because the colleges kind of encourage things earlier. However, deadlines for top scholarships can be in spring of a high school student’s junior year or earlier.