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We Do It For the Kids: Camp College

  • September 9, 2014

By Kasey Stevens, Ferris State University “We do it for the kids.” All too often it’s what we remind ourselves of as motivation to make it through a seemingly endless college fair or parent night. Sometimes it’s the chorus that accompanies…

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Camp College 2013

Expanding horizons with Camp College 2013

  • November 27, 2013

The College Awareness and Preparation (CAP) Committee’s third-annual Camp College greatly expanded horizons this year, taking Campers to experience college life at four different universities in the state of Illinois. In line with its mission to reach and service nontraditional,…

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Nominate a Student for Camp College

  • January 23, 2013

By Emily M. Johnson, CAP Committee Co-ChairAugustana College Through the generous support of IACAC, the College Awareness and Preparation (CAP) committee will again be hosting Camp College, a free program designed for rising seniors. Students who may not otherwise be…

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Camp College 2012: Are You Willing to Challenge Yourself?

  • November 28, 2012

By DJ MenifeeWestern Illinois University Are you willing to challenge yourself?  For the rising seniors that participated in IACAC Camp College 2012 at Bradley University, the answer was yes. In July, over 40 bright and enthusiastic students brought their open-minds…

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Camp College: Making a Difference

  • March 14, 2012

Forty students from around Illinois who may not have all the resources for planning for college will experience a wonderful opportunity at Camp College. Students will connect with the tools, the information, and the networks that will guarantee them on…

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Sights from Camp College

  • November 8, 2011

Camp College is an on-campus overnight program for rising high school seniors. It took place this year at Bradley University, July 11-13. Students learned about the college search and application process as well as heard from college representatives and high…

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President’s Update: Busy time of year for IACAC!!

  • March 26, 2011

Carin Smith, IACAC PresidentOur organization is busier than ever. Several committees have been putting in long hours working to make this professional association one of the best. As IACAC President, I have the privilege of sharing with you some of the highlights of their work and invite you to marvel with me at our accomplishments to date:

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Inaugural Camp College

  • November 14, 2010

With the support of a NACAC Imagine Grant, IACAC hosted its first ever Camp College this summer. Culled from a group of 76 applicants, 33 students made the early morning train or car ride to Bradley University in Peoria on July 12, 2010. For many of the students, this was their first overnight visit to a college campus. The attendees represented 20 high schools or community organizations throughout the Chicago area and suburbs.

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