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"Aggie Experience" available to New Mexico high school seniors

New Mexico high school seniors interested in attending New Mexico State University are invited to become an Aggie for a day by attending the "Aggie Experience" starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, on the main campus in Las Cruces.

gram sponsored by the New Mexico State Office of Admissions invites seniors to campus to experience the university.

"High School students really don't realize the treasures available to them here without seeing for themselves," said Angela Mora-Riley, director of admissions. "Experiencing college first-hand is an exciting adventure for seniors ready to journey into the world."

Students attending the one-day event will be able to participate in featured academic showcases and learn more about New Mexico State's student life, admissions procedures and financial aid. Student services and organizations will provide information at a student union fair and campus and residence hall tours will be part of the experience.

New to the program this year is on-site admissions where students can bring their high school transcripts to be admitted into the university without paying an application fee.

Seniors also will be treated to a dinner, sponsored by the university's Office of Admissions and the Alumni Association, in the Taos Restaurant and a complimentary ticket to the 6 p.m. New Mexico State Homecoming football game as the Aggies take on Arkansas State.

Prior to registration, guests are invited to watch the Aggie Homecoming Parade on University Avenue at 10 a.m. as campus organizations present floats honoring a "Legacy of Heroes."

Guest housing will be available at university residence halls through the Department of Housing Services. Seniors planning to stay on campus must have an adult sponsor. A fee of $10 will be charged for each person staying in the residence halls. A limited number of rooms are available so reservations are required. To make reservations, call (505) 646-3202.

Registration and check-in for the program starts at 10:30 a.m. at Corbett Center Student Union. For more information, call the admissions office at 1-800-662-6678 or (505) 646-3121. Space is limited, so reservations are required.