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College Bound: Time-Out for Tech

Prospective students descend on Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR - Hundreds of high school seniors have paid a visit to an Arkansas college they're interested in attending.

They gathered with their parents today on the campus of Arkansas Tech University (ATU) in Russellville for its annual "Time-Out for Tech" event.

The preview day is designed to allow prospective students to learn more about ATU.

Activities on the agenda included an opening session that featured a drawing for three tuition scholarships to ATU for the fall 2014 semester. 

A meet-and-greet with faculty from the academic program that interests them the most followed the opening session.

There were also residence hall tours, a chance to meet with representatives from student organizations and sessions with staff members from such campus entities as financial aid, athletics and Greek life. 

All students attending Time-Out for Tech received a free t-shirt and a photo opportunity with campus ambassador Jerry the Bulldog.

"Time-Out for Tech" is the largest academic preview day and is hosted by the Office of Admissions. Invitations are mailed in December and registration is required.

Click here to see more on the day's festivities.
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