When is the event?
March 11, 2023
What time will the event take place?
Where is the event?
University of Cincinnati
Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Is the event open to the public?
Yes, general public and parents may attend the event as well.
Does this event cost?
No, this event is free of charge. Also, breakfast & lunch will be provided, free of charge.
Where should I park?
The parking garage closest to the medical science building is the Eden Avenue Garage and the address for this parking garage is 3223 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220. We will have Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at the parking garage to assist you with parking. The parking garage charges $5 to park, which covers you for the day. Parking will NOT be validated.
Will there be food at the event?
We will provide breakfast and lunch for everyone in attendance. Breakfast will consist of breakfast bars, fruit, granola bars, donuts, bagels, etc. We will provide chicken sandwiches from Chick-Fil-A for lunch. For individuals with dietary restrictions, we will have sub-sandwiches and salads. We will have bottled water, apple juice, orange juice, and Powerade for beverages for the day.
Do I need to bring anything with me?
Attendees (High schoolers and Middle Schoolers): Please arrive to the event with an official transcript and printout of test scores. If you don't have an official transcript, an unofficial transcript will work. We will have several universities on site. You are encouraged to speak and network with all universities in attendance. You can ask any and all admissions questions and/or things you should be doing in order to get admitted into that respective university/college. Also, please come to the event with at least two questions to ask the Fraternity/Sorority panel. The Fraternity/Sorority panel will consist of current college students and recent college graduates. This is your opportunity to ask questions about the college process and their transition to high school and college.
Will there be college recruits in attendance?
We will have several college admissions/recruiting representatives at GTHSGTC this year. They will be there to recruit the prospective attendees and to also answer any and all questions about their university. Students are urged to bring their transcript with them to the event and to be ready to fill out college applications.
What is the itinerary?
The skeleton itinerary will be:
9:00am - 9:20am (Registration and Breakfast)
9:25am - 9:35am (Introduction of the program)
9:45am - 10:25am (Breakout series1)
10:35am - 11:15am (Breakout series 2)
11:25am - 12:05pm (Breakout series 3)
12:10pm - 12:55pm (Lunch)
1:05pm - 1:45pm (Keynote Speaker)
1:50pm - 1:55pm (Scholarship Giveaway)
Visiting College Representatives/Admissions/Recruiters:
Thank you for coming! For your set up, if you don't have a table, please let us know so we can provide you with one. We will set you up in the main hallway so you are in view of everyone. We would like to introduce you to begin the day so please arrive by 9am at the latest. The best time(s) to talk and network with students and parents about your university will be before and during registration (around 8:30am-9:15am), during Lunch (12:10pm-12:55pm), and at the conclusion of the event (2:00pm). There is also 10 minutes between each breakout session to talk also.
You are welcome to attend every session. You can also ask questions to the guest panel, breakout session leaders, and/or college recruiters/representatives. Please make sure your child/student has questions ready to be answered by the individuals we are providing for them.
Go to High School, Go to College Map:
Please use this link as a guide for important map details for Go to High School, Go to College. It shows where you should park (labeled in Red) if you are staying for the event, where you should drop off your kid if you're not staying at the event and ONLY dropping off (labeled in Purple), and where the actual building is where we will be for the duration of the event (labeled in orange).