RIT's College & Careers is an opportunity for rising highschool seniors to experience college life, while learning about different programs and career options. Hosted by the office of Undergraduate Admissions in conjunction with departments all across campus, the program attracts over 1000 students annually.
Check out our Storify below - an amalgamation of tweets to show you everything that went down!
[ View the story "RIT College & Careers 2012" on Storify] RIT College & Careers 2012 Rising seniors are invited to RIT's College & Careers program - a fun-filled weekend that allows them to see and feel what it's like to be a college student at RIT.
Storified by Tanner Newcomb · Mon, Jul 23 2012 09:49:59
Check in begins on Friday afternoon! The Admissions office staff has been prepping all week with departments around campus to make sure every last detail is in place for our weekend visitors.
Woo! RT @patsycome: Today is my Friday! Rochester tonight, college and careers tomorrow! #RITCCRITAdmissions
Excited to be giving an admissions presentation to nearly 500 rising high school seniors at this year's #RITCC. @RITAdmissionsAshley Hennigan
Starting to get super pumped for #RITCC this weekend! Best be ready for me @RITAdmissions :PEric VanDerEems
@CaXswimmer We are soooo ready! #RITCCRITAdmissions
Students are encouraged to engage with #RITCC on social media networks like Twitter. We love to interact virtually and in person.
Over 450 registrants on campus for #RITCC!RITAdmissions
Super excited for today's College and Careers event! Should be a ton of fun! #RITCCJohn Angarano
@RITAdmissions I hope everyone has an awesome time at #RITCC! That was the first time I fell in love with #RIT! @patsycome @RIT_jacobJenna Deutsch
Ambassador love for College and Careers!!!! #RITCC http://pic.twitter.com/oGk7MlfaAlyssa Smith
Above is our hard working staff of Admissions Ambassadors. More than just tour guides, these students are
dedicated to making sure every student's needs are met. They're as fun-loving as they are friendly! Be sure to say hello!
Hahahaha #RITCC http://pic.twitter.com/sQtBAVSrEmma Siegel
As an #RITCC veteran, AJ knows the importance of staying hydrated!
@RIT_Erin Never thought I'd say it... I wish I was at Gracie's. Missing #RITCC - Tweet lots of pictures please!Emily Okey
@RITadmissions, all set for #RITCC!n http://instagr.am/p/NTvqd_TVwu/Erin Supinka
First families are already starting to show up! #RITCC #excitingErin Supinka
@ashleyhenn checking people in like a boss at #RITCC http://instagr.am/p/NT7olMTV4q/Erin Supinka
Check in is a great time to not just welcome students and their parents, but to answer any questions that they have.
Sad I'm missing #RITCC today with @RITAdmissions .. Can't wait for August!!! :)Allison Roder
Ambassadors old and new have a special place in their hearts for #RITCC.
I think he came to the right place! #RITCC @ritadmissions http://instagr.am/p/NT8GbtzV5A/Erin Supinka
definitely in the right place.
Busy checking in families! #RITCCRITAdmissions
Time to kickoff #RITCC! Students report to the Field House for the Opening Session. Parents head over to the college presentations.RITAdmissions
Dr. Shelley is wrapping up the #RITCC Welcome Session. Next up - mentalist Robert Channing will WOW students before dinner!RITAdmissions
Parents should head to their second college session, starting at 5:00 pm. #RITCCRITAdmissions
So much ice cream. #ritccAshley Hennigan
The student panel at #RITCC, answering potential students questions http://instagr.am/p/NUjLzHTVzB/Erin Supinka
Our student panels provide first-class insight into the real lives of students at RIT. Both parents and students will have an opportunity to interact and ask questions to get honest and candid answers.
#dingdong #unicorn? Only at #RITCC! http://instagr.am/p/NUsA2ETV5M/Erin Supinka
Minute to win it! #RITCC http://instagr.am/p/NUtbhOzV6V/Erin Supinka
We put serious emphasis on fun and games at #RITCC. The pictures above are from our Minute To Win It competition! Students compete in these fun and challenging games to win prizes.
Tyler getting tatted up at #ritcc http://pic.twitter.com/jFW0Y1Tkalejandra hills
Tattoo artist? We've got one of those, too!
Great friday at #RITCC. Can't wait for tomorrow's programs.TJ
We hope you enjoyed the first day of #RITCC. See you bright and early for breakfast!RITAdmissions
This is supposed to be like college, right? There goes sleeping. #RITCCTJ
TJ is right, sleep goes out the window sometimes!
Chillin out before class #college #ritcc http://instagr.am/p/NV6yBAw14x/Courtney Ciervo
It's a beautiful day and morning sessions are in full swing at #RITCC!RITAdmissions
Lots of prospective students around for #RIT College and Careers! Hope everyone is having fun! #RITCCSaunders College
Looking in on the MIS session of College and Careers. Thanks for your help @Sh4nn0n ! #RITCC @RITAdmissions http://pic.twitter.com/BJsezAVpSaunders College
Academic sessions on both days of the programs allow students to interact with staff and faculty to learn about the programs that interest them both academically and within their potential careers.
Parents turn to ask the student panel some questions. #RITCC http://pic.twitter.com/4nzMCuwoErin Supinka
I wish I could start every work day at 5:45am. Only on days when the sun was shining like today though. #morningperson #RITCCCassandra Peltzer
Its been fun #RIT and #RITCC. Time to head back to the #412Erin Supinka
Thank you to all who made #RITCC a huge success - our staff, families, and of course, the students!RITAdmissions
After a long few days, parents, students, and RIT staff can finally take a deep breath and consider the weekend a job-well-done. We thank everyone for all their hard work, and wish our departing visitors the very best! We hope your first experience at RIT has been as amazing for you as it was for us.