How Bemidji-minded students responded to Minnesota College Application Week

“I feared that people would just use the shotgun approach with applications, but it appears students did carefully look at options of college.”

— Harry Cottrell, dean of students at Northwest Technical College, on how students took advantage of waived application fees during last month’s Minnesota College Application Week, and yet didn’t use the waiver as a cheap way to mass-mail applications to MnSCU colleges.

Northwest Technical saw three times the number of applications it did the same week last year, and Bemidji State saw more than a six-fold increase.

Read the full Bemidji Pioneer story here.