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2018 University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - High School Counselors Workshop

UH Mānoa Office of Admissions

Friday, September 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM (HST)

2018 University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - High School...

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Schedule of Activities

7:30AM to 9:00AM

Check-In/ Continental Breakfast

8:00AM to 9:10AM

Academic & Student Services Fair

9:15AM to 9:40AM

Opening, Welcome Address, & General Session

10:00AM to 10:40AM

Workshop Session I

10:50AM to 11:30PM

Workshop Session II

11:40AM to 12:20PM 

Workshop Session III

12:30PM to 1:20PM


1:30PM to 2:30PM............

HACAC Meeting

Workshop (Breakout) Sessions

For New Counselors: UH Mānoa Admissions 101
Garett Inoue, Admissions Officer
Session I only 

This session will help you understand the basics of UH Mānoa’s admissions process. Information related to admission requirements, the application process, & important deadlines will be covered. Other topics will include how to complete the Self-Reported Application & what to expect for the next application cycle.


Admissions Update: EAB Application 
Ryan Yamaguchi, Associate Director of Admissions 
Sessions I, II, & III 

The University of Hawaii at Manoa has partnered with EAB to create a new application for the upcoming Fall 2019 campaign. Learn more about how EAB will assist in the university's recruitment. 

Tracyn Nagata, Admissions Counselor 
Jose Magno, Admissions Counselor 
Sessions I, II, & III  

Experience Manoa through the perspective of current students with this interactive student panel. Hear from a number of our students on academics, student life, and the unique college experience that UH Manoa provides as a beneficial option. Students will highlight opportunities they have been provided while on campus and share insight on why UHM was a great investment for their college experience. 

Manoa Academy for You 
Denise Eby Konan, Executive Director of Manoa Academy and Dean of the College of Social Sciences
Sessions I, II, & III  

The invitation is open to Hawaii High Schools to participate in the Manoa Academy. Hawaii juniors and seniors benefit from early admissions to UHM and dual credit courses in high school, online, or at the Manoa campus. Graduating senior may travel to Beijing! Learn how you can be a part of this opportunity. 


Mānoa Financial Aid & Scholarships 101
Justin Lau, Admissions Counselor & Scholarship Coordinator
Jacob Nakasone, Financial Aid Specialist
Sessions I, II, & III

Learn about our many scholarship & financial aid opportunities, including updates on automatic scholarships & the FAFSA, how to make your students’ scholarship applications stand out, the UH Mānoa’s financial aid process, & more!


Eia Mānoa: Opportunities & Tools for Kanaka Maoli Student Success
Allyson Franco, Outreach Coordinator, Native Hawaiian Student Services
Sessions I, II, & III 

Navigating college can be challenging. For Native Hawaiian students, finding the balance between family kuleana, the search for financial aid & the right resources for their success at UH Mānoa may be stressful. Join Native Hawaiian Student Services to learn more about the resources & scholarships available for Native Hawaiian student success here at UH Mānoa.


Go Mainland or Stay Home?... Do Both With National Student Exchange!
Rayna Tagalicod, Director of National Student Exchange

Sessions I, II, & III 

Many high school students grapple with the decision to attend a mainland college or stay home & attend UH Mānoa. With the National Student Exchange (NSE) Program, students are able to do both at an affordable cost (paying either UH Mānoa tuition or host campus RESIDENT tuition on exchange). Through NSE, students may exchange for 1-2 semesters at one of the 160+ member campuses in the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, & the Virgin Islands. Join us & learn how students may experience academic, career, & life-changing opportunities through NSE, while attending UH Mānoa!


Internships, Networking, & Outcomes at UH Mānoa

Sessions I, II, & III 

Learn how academic departments at UH Manoa provide unique opportunities for their students to engage in valuable internships & to build networks through clubs, career fairs, & special events. Learn how these experiences contribute to the success of students & how they translate into finding employment &/or pursuing graduate school post-graduation. The presenters will also share the value of local networking & its advantages for students who want to live and work in Hawai'i.   


School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene Open House 
Offered at 2:45 pm, after HACAC General Session 

Learn more about: 
High School Direct Entry in Nursing Presentation
High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene Presentation
Tour the UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center 

Space is limited and registration is required through School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene. 
Please register by August 22, 2018 at:

*A shuttle from UH Mānoa to the airport will also be provided for neighbor island counselors who register for the Open House.
**Note - This session is organized by the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene. 
Have questions about 2018 University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - High School Counselors Workshop? Contact UH Mānoa Office of Admissions

When & Where

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Campus Center
2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

Friday, September 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM (HST)

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