Soaring Sophomores

Soaring Sophomores

Thank you to all who attended Soaring Sophomores!

"It was amazing to learn about college admissions especially because sophomore year is the time to start really prepping for college. The information was really helpful." - current high school sophomore

Here at UNC Wilmington, we recognize that as a high achieving high school sophomore, you are eager to start your college search. We want to help make that process as smooth as possible, which is why we are happy to host you on campus for Soaring Sophomores. Sophomore students and their guests will have the opportunity to join us as we discuss our admissions process and resources available to all of our students at UNCW.

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Schedule & Sessions

Soaring Sophomores will provide students and their guests the opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for the college admissions process.

Summer and Fall Session

Students and families will be able to hear from our Office of Admissions on the college admissions process. Professional staff will discuss common “college admission myths” and provide valuable advice on what it takes to set yourself up for success for the college admissions process, starting as early as your sophomore year in high school! Following the admissions overview, students and families will participate in a full campus tour and hear about the UNCW student experience from one of our student tour guides.

Spring Session

Students and families will be able to participate in a full campus tour, an admissions overview that discusses the admissions process and provides tips for students and parents, learn about career opportunities from UNCW’s Career Center and academic majors from UNCW’s University College, and a student panel.

Tips & What to Expect at Soaring Sophomores

Before you arrive, be sure you have prepared to spend the morning on-campus. Here are some pointers which will help you enjoy your stay:

  • Be sure to dress comfortably. Some indoor facilities may be warmer or cooler than the temperature outside.
  • Be prepared for a rain shower.
  • Wear comfortable shoes (you will be walking throughout the campus).

Travel and Lodging Information

Suggested Hotels

If you have any additional questions about Soaring Sophomores, please call the Office of Admissions at (910)962-3243 or email us at (Subject: Soaring Sophomores).


Admissions Overview

College Planning Timeline

College Planning Worksheet