What is Engineering? And Should You Major in It?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 10/14/17 4:45 PM

“For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by things large and small. I wanted to know what made my watch tick, my radio play, and my house stand. I wanted to know who invented the bottle cap and who designed the bridge. I guess from early on I wanted to be an engineer.” -- Henry Petroski, Ph.D., noted professor, author, and engineer

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Engineering, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

Get Yourself a Full Ride: Scholarships That Will Pay for Everything

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 9/26/17 4:41 PM

Full-ride scholarships are the college applicant’s Holy Grail. Granted, they’re hard to get, but if you can lay your hands on one, you’ve got it made.

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Topics: Financial Aid, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

The 5 Best Scholarships in Indiana for Future Entrepreneurs

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 9/21/17 5:06 PM

You are not a follower. When you think about your future, you don’t think about just being part of something; you think about leading something. Like some of the most influential people of our time — Jobs, Zuckerberg, Musk — you want to nurture your kernel of an idea into an innovative, sustainable business

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Topics: Financial Aid, Majoring In: Business, Scholarships, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

5 Reasons to Go to College in Indiana

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 9/5/17 10:37 PM

If you grew up in Ohio, you might think your neighbor to the west — Indiana — is pretty much the same as your home state. Both states are midwestern, featuring rural landscapes punctuated by a handful of smaller industrial cities and anchored by larger metropolitan areas.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Financial Aid, Fort Wayne, Going to School at IPFW, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

5 Ways to Shine in Your Junior Year and Impress Colleges

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/31/17 5:13 PM

Ever since kindergarten, the last days of August filled you with a mixed sense of dread and excitement for the looming school year. But it never felt quite like this.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Choosing a Major, For High School Juniors, SAT/ACT Advice

5 Cool Tech Companies That Want to Help You Pay for College

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/24/17 8:20 PM

How cool would it be if Google footed the bill (or some of it, anyway) for your college education?

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Topics: Financial Aid, Scholarships, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors


 

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