Help, Not Hype Sessions

Help, Not Hype Sessions

We don't want this crisis to prevent you from creating the future you want. Topics in our Help, Not Hype series are designed to help you take the next steps toward attaining a college degree. To attend the session, you'll need an access link and password—simply click the register link below and select as many information sessions as you would like to attend, and we'll send you all the information you need.

If you register for and attend a Help, Not Hype session, your name will be entered into a drawing for a $500 scholarship. The winner will be drawn and notified by email once admitted to Nebraska. You must apply, be admitted and pay your enrollment deposit in order to receive the scholarship.


The Real Deal: 5 Students Tell You What it's Really Like at Nebraska

Tuesday, October 27 @ 7:00 p.m. CDT
For 2021 Grads

Who better to give you the lowdown on life at Nebraska than a group of Huskers? Hear what campus life at Nebraska is really like from five current students—no holds barred and no scripts. Learn about their classes and career plans, study habits, roommates, favorite hangouts and how they've created a home-away-from-home at Nebraska. They'll also give you great tips on how to make a successful transition from life in high school to life on a college campus.

Register - English

Elevating Your Education: Honors Programs at Nebraska & Tips for Writing Your Honors Essay

Tuesday, November 10 @ 7:00 p.m. CST
For 2021 Grads

In an ever-changing world where the job you hold 20 years from now may not even exist yet, the Nebraska Honors programs will equip you with the competencies you will need to learn, adapt, create and innovate in the globalized workplace. Learn how the University Honors Program, the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and the Nebraska Business Honors Academy will push you to pursue your passions and delve deeper into your field of study through a variety of educational experiences. Join us. We will also share tips on how to make your honors application essay reflect your interests, leadership skills and plans for the future.

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Making Your Way to Nebraska: Tips for Being a Successful Out-of-State Student

Tuesday, November 17 @ 7:00 p.m. CST
For 2021 Grads

We know that packing up and moving to another state for college can feel exciting—it may also cause a bit of anxiety about how to make friends and find your way in a new environment. Join us for tips on transitioning to your new college home, so you can make the most of your Husker experience and still stay connected to friends and family across state lines. You'll meet members of our regional recruitment team and current out-of-state students who are not only surviving—they're thriving at Nebraska and are eager to welcome you as a new Husker!

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I'm First: Advice for Navigating the College Search Process as a First-Generation Scholar

Tuesday, November 24 @ 7:00 p.m. CST
For 2021 Grads

If you're the first in your family to go to college, you're not alone—about a third of new Huskers are first-generation college students. At Nebraska, many of us were first-generation students as well, and we'll be here to support you every step of the way on your path to earning a degree. Learn more about admissions requirements, applying and all of the resources we have on campus to help you thrive as a first-generation student. Also, with more than 500 student clubs and organizations to choose from, you will have lots of opportunities to make connections and feel part of your new community. Join us. We're here to help you make your way to Nebraska!

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Fitting In: Your Guide to Thriving & Feeling at Home on Campus at Nebraska

Tuesday, December 1 @ 7:00 p.m. CST
For 2021 Grads

At Nebraska, we know that feeling comfortable, welcomed and like you belong on campus directly relates to your success in and out of the classroom. We've all been there and experienced that same excitement and anxiety about taking that first step toward a college degree. Learn more about the resources and team we have on campus to help you make a successful transition from high school to college. Also, with more than 500 student clubs and organizations to choose from, you will have lots of opportunities to make connections and feel part of your new community. Join us. We are eager to help you make your way to Nebraska!

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