-University of the Pacific
-William & Mary
-Saint Louis University
(What can I say? Schools must be interested in meeting a real Alaskan or something.)
01/24/06 - Received email from SLU that notified me of my acceptance, alluded to a scholarship award that will be detailed in my admissions packet, and invited me to participate in the 1843 Scholarship (Full-Tuition) Essay Competition.
02/07/06 - Finally received acceptance package from SLU, which included a $45k Dean's scholarship. Here's hoping that they like my 1843 essay!
02/09/06 - Submitted my essay for the 1843 Scholars competition. Cross your fingers, everyone - I'll know if I'm a semi-finalist by the week after next!
02/14/06 - In an interesting turn of events, SLU sent me a solicitation to apply complete with fee waiver as well as another nomination for the 1843 Scholars competition. Hmmmm...
02/24/06 - Received a call from admissions letting me know that I have been selected as a finalist in the 1843 competition! Finalist weekend is to be held at SLU March 24-26.