Midwest College Showcase

Thursday, November 30 Schedule

Please note that all times are listed


November 30, 7:00-9:00 pm Eastern
(6:00-8:00 pm Central, 5:00-7:00 pm Mountain, 4:00-6:00 pm Pacific)


Welcome & Discussion (15 minutes) – CLICK HERE to Enter


Welcome by Mickey McDonald, president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. He speaks to this moment we are in, and how small Liberal Arts Colleges offer supportive, interdisciplinary learning environments. He also will offer instructions for navigating the event.


After these discussions conclude, please join us for the Virtual College Fair (links found in the table below) where students and families will have an opportunity to speak with and ask questions of Admission Representatives from each of our institutions.


Virtual College Fair

7:15-9:00 pm Eastern
(6:15-8:00 pm Central, 5:15-7:00 pm Mountain, 4:15-6:00 pm Pacific)

Connect one-on-one with Admission Representatives at any of the 27 ACM and GLCA institutions that most interest you!

Albion College
Albion, MI
Top 50 most innovative
Paid student-led research opportunities
Committed to belonging and antiracism
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN
Students from 40 States & 34 Countries
#3 Nationally for Number of Students Studying Abroad
#1 Liberal Arts College in Indiana
Luther College
Decorah, IA
Forbes' list of USA Prettiest Towns
90% of students study abroad
Nursing students one year at Mayo
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
Member of The Colleges that Change Lives
Carbon Neutral- 1st in PA, 8th in the US
Distinctive major/minor combinations
Earlham College
Richmond, IN
Member of The Colleges that Change Lives
EPIC Advantage: Up to $5000 guaranteed
for an internship or research
Macalester College
St. Paul, MN
Top Producer Peace Corps Vols
Students from 50 states & 98 Countries
200+ Internships w/i 8 mi Campus
Antioch College
Yellow Springs, OH
Design Your Own Major
7 to 1 Student Teacher Ratio
Over 80% student body is LGBTQ+
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
One required class outside of your major
Global community
Robust mentorship and advising
Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
98% - Placement rate last 5 years
#29 for social mobility
Undergrad research starts in 1st year
Beloit College
Beloit, WI
#16 in First Year Experiences - US News
1/3 of students double major
New Schools of Business and Health 2024
Hope College
Holland, MI
3200 students from around the world
90+ Fields of study and programs
10 Minutes from the beaches of Lake Michigan
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
#1 PhD producer over last 100 years
Meet 100% demonstrated fin. need
2/3 students participate in research
Carleton College
Northfield, MN
#9 National Liberal Arts College
Meet 100% of demonstrated financial need
77% undertake independent research
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
K-Plan - open, flexible curriculum, trimesters
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH
Member: Colleges That Change Lives
OWU Connection-research and travel!
Delaware Co., suburban Columbus
Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
#12 Private College for Internships
#8 Best Career Services
#7 Most Accessible Professors
Kenyon College
Gambier, OH
130 Fulbright Fellows in the last 15 yrs
86 students named NCAA Postgrad Scholars
Newly completed library
Ripon College
Ripon, WI
New Master Program Exercise Science
New stadium opening this fall
New science center fall 2024
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Block Plan - one class at a time
Outstanding outdoor ed programs
80% of students study abroad
Knox College
Galesburg, IL
$2,000 Power of Experience Grant
3-3 Academic Calendar
19% International student population
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN
Meet 100% demonstrated fin. need
#2 liberal arts school - study abroad
Member: Colleges that Change Lives
Cornell College
Mount Vernon, IA
18 day One Course at a time schedule
97% of graduates in 2021 are employed
Funding for internships and study abroad
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
30 miles north of Chicago
#2 for Social Mobility
Nationally recognized Career Center
The College of Wooster
Wooster, OH
Premier college: mentored research
A global campus with 70 countries
Top 10 for Best Internships
Denison University
Granville, OH
Students from 50 states and 79 countries
#3 Nationally for career services
Meet 100% of demonstrated financial need
Lawrence University
Appleton, WI
80% Bachelor of Arts (incl. sciences)
20% Music, including 5-year B.A./B.Music
8:1 student:faculty ratio
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN
Highest Earning Alumni–$143,800
#1 Alumni Network#3 Best Internships
94% Med/96% Law School Acceptances

Student Resources

After the college fair, be sure to check out our Student Resources page! In addition to finding it linked here, you can always find it from our Midwest College Showcase homepage by clicking on “Resources” on the top navigation bar, or by looking to the emails you received after registering for this event!

Page Instructions

Thank you for joining us for the Virtual Counselor Institute! All of these sessions will be hosted on Zoom, which is free to use and can be accessible by any device with internet connection. If you choose to participate in smaller sessions or individual meetings, you may also want to use a device with a camera and microphone.

All sessions will be hosted as meetings, and you will have the option to turn your microphone and camera on. Please be mindful of your surroundings, both visual and audio, to be respectful of the other participants of the meeting.

If you experience technical issues during the event, please call Charla White at (+1 734-330-5122).