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chosen fields, offering them advice regarding their professional aspirations, providing maturing social opportunities for them, and making schol- arships available to them. This is a great opportu- nity, available only to Illinois State Honors students. Honors students may apply for Senior Professional mentorships at any time during their academic careers at Illinois State. Preparation for Professional and Graduate Study: Illinois State students, including Honors students, frequently plan to seek graduate degrees and training in professional schools, such as law schools and medical schools, after they graduate from the University. The University supports these plans by having pre-law and pre- medical advisors for students wanting to pursue such professional training. For information about all pre-professional programs and for references to appropriate advisors, contact the Honors Program. Students interested in graduate study should contact advisors in the Honors Program and in their major departments. Individually Designed Curricula: Honors students may, with the advice of select faculty members and Honors Program advisors, participate in the design of their own educational curricula, reflecting their special interests and goals. This option, called the Faculty Colleague Program, H O N
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22 includes individualized curricula for academic majors and minors and for General Education. It allows outstanding students the ability to shape for themselves useful curricular options that might not be available at any other university. Presidential Scholars Program: The Presidential Scholars Program is an exclusive and unique academic program which offers students holding Presidential Scholarships special curricula both in General Education and in their major course of study; opportunities for study abroad; and select service learning experiences. Presidential Scholars in this program enjoy special social activities, such as dinners with the President, and special advisement. For more infor- mation, see the section about Academic Scholarships in the Honors section of this catalog. Residential Programs for Honors Students: Students in the Honors Program may choose to live in Honors House in Atkin-Colby Hall, depending on availability. Honors House, staffed by student Honors Assistants serving as liaisons to the Honors Office, offers select social, cultural, and intellectual programs for students. Honors students living in Honors House may also move in several days before students moving into other residence halls each fall, enabling them to avoid long lines and crowds often associated with fall move-in. The sense of community found in Honors House makes it a popular residence for Honors students. Competitive National and International Scholarships: The Honors Program maintains information about prestigious national and inter- national scholarships. Many Illinois State students are eligible and can compete successfully for these scholarships. The Program assists students in
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  • Fall '15
  • TrevorBelcher
  • Academia, Academic degree, Bachelor's degree

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