150 high school counselors explore UH MānoaUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Link to video and sound (details below): https://bit.ly/2QeHuDy
WHO: About 150 high school counselors from across the state, including 26 from neighbor islands.
WHAT: The annual University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa High School Counselors Workshop
WHY: An all-day workshop to learn about what UH Mānoa has to offer so counselors can guide students on how to make the most of their Mānoa experience.
HOW: The workshop opened with a resource fair featuring UH Mānoa’s academic programs and student services. In the breakout sessions, counselors chose from a wide variety of workshops that included an admissions update on the new application, a student panel, financial aid information, Native Hawaiian student services and exchange student opportunities.
WHEN: Friday, September 7, 2018
UH Mānoa in-state tuition is $2,723 less than the national average for public universities.
More than $102 million in scholarships was awarded to 8,956 undergraduate students in 2015–2016.
UH Mānoa is the most affordable option for Hawaiʻi residents to attend one of the world’s great research universities.
UH is a nationally recognized leader in improving graduation rates; students can graduate in four years.
UH Mānoa provides opportunities to study abroad or on the mainland for the price of UH tuition.
1 exterior shot of UH Mānoa Campus Center
Multiple shots of high school counselor workshop
Steve Morales, College Counselor, Kamehameha Schools Kapālama (:16)
“Mānoa is an excellent choice for students because of the variety of programs that they offer. The undergraduate degrees from accounting all the way to zoology. The pre-professional programs. It just is right for any student within the State of Hawai‘i.”
Denise Yamamoto, College and Career Counselor, Mililani High School (:11)
“I feel UH Mānoa is a great choice for my students, because itʻs kind of like the gem in our backyard. It gives students a variety of options in majors that they find interesting they want to pursue.”