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UPDATE: BSU and NTC Waiving Application Fees for All Minnesota High School Students

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Nov. 10, 2011) — Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed the week of Nov. 14 as Minnesota College Application Week.

In honor of Minnesota College Application Week, Bemidji State University (BSU) and Northwest Technical College (NTC) will be waiving the application fee, Nov. 14 - 18, 2011, for all Minnesota high school students.

This week will provide a framework for high schools and postsecondary institutions to collaborate in a concentrated effort to engage and inform students across the state about the college application process.  The main goal of this initiative at the high school site is to increase the number of all students completing a college application, with a special focus on first-generation college goers.

For more information about Minnesota College Application Week or applying to BSU contact Mary Jo Chirpich at (218) 755-2040.  For more information about applying to NTC contact Kari Kantack Miller (218) 333-6645.

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.