Welcome! There is free pizza available! At the conclusion of the evening there will be a drawing for three $500 scholarships! Which one is not a type of education loan? A) Peer-to-peer education loan B) Consolidation loan C) Public Student loan D) Private Student Loan Which of the following movies was not filmed in Oregon? A) Kindergarten Cop B) Twilight C) WarGames D) The Goonies HINT: This film was nominated for three Academy Awards Which 1978 movie was filmed in part at the University of Oregon? (unscramble) ANIMAL HOUSE MALIAN EUOSH The late Christopher Reeve (Superman) was the roommate of which actor at Juilliard School of Performing Arts? A) Michael Keaton B) Robin Williams C) Kurt Russell They were the only two students to be accepted into the Advanced Program in 1973 Which of the following was not the valedictorian of their high school class? A) Jodie Foster B) Natalie Portman C) Conan O’Brien D) Matt Damon Which of the following did not attend New York University? A) Adam Sandler B) Lady Gaga C) Sarah Jessica Parker D) Anne Hathaway Oregon residents own 25% of the United States’ population of which animal? A) Cows B) Llamas C) Beavers D) Ducks Llamas have an average lifespan of about 20 years Which of the following is a type of federal student loan? A) Dennys B) Perkins C) IHOPs After the Governor of Oregon, John Kitzhaber, got his undergraduate degree, what advanced degree did he earn? A) Doctor of Medicine B) JD in Law C) MD in Optometry D) Master of Fine Arts What “Today Show” anchor both lived in Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon? A) Matt Lauer B) Ann Curry C) Al Roker D) Natalie Morales Oregon is the only state whose flag displays different images on each side. What is Oregon’s state Motto? A) “Beaver Tails Sway in the Wind” B) “She Flies with Her Own Wings” C) “Her Wings Flew Her Far, and Landed Her In Oregon” D) “The Wise Duck Looks into the Wind” Now is a good time to grab some pizza! This 1959 graduate from the University of Oregon went on to be the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Nike, Inc. Phil Knight Guidance counselors and libraries are useful tools for finding local scholarships. What was the unemployment rate in 2013 for high school graduates who did not attend college? A) 4.8% B) 8% C) 7.5% D) 15% The unemployment rate for college graduates was 4.0% Oregon has more of these places than any other state. Ghost towns Which of these colleges is not considered “Ivy League?” A) Brown B) Dartmouth C) Stanford D) Columbia Approximately 80% of college students change their major at least once during their college career. What percentage of students attend a college that is less than 50 miles from home? A) 12 % B) 35% C) 52% What is the most common item stolen from college students? A) Cell Phones B) Laptops C) Textbooks By 2014, undergraduate enrollment in 4-year colleges is expected to increase by 16%. There are an average of 42,500 college student marriages every year. “Federal Student Loans have helped 62 million students and their families fulfill their potential and realize their dreams.” Studentloanfacts.org Which college had the largest enrollment in 2012-2013? A) University of Florida B) The Ohio State University C) Arizona State University D) University of Minnesota Victims lose how much to scholarship scams every year? A) $20 million B) $5 billion C) $100 million “The ‘best college’ for a student is not necessarily the most prestigious but the college that offers a student the most opportunities to develop their interests.” http://facts.randomhistory.com/facts-about-us-colleges.html Which is the oldest college in the United States? A) William & Mary B) Harvard C) Princeton D) Yale Hint: It is also the oldest corporation in the United States! Al Gore was the college roommate of this Oscar-winning actor. A) Harrison Ford B) Robert De Niro C) Tommy Lee Jones D) Al Pacino Hint: Played Marshal Samuel Gerard in the movie “The Fugitive” Tommy Lee gave the nomination speech for Al Gore at the 2000 Democratic National Convention The first intercollegiate football game took place on November 6, 1869. Teams from Princeton and Rutgers met in New Brunswick, New York with each team having twenty-five players. Rutgers won 6-4. Attention: Don’t forget there is free pizza! What percentage of students are accepted by their #1 college choice? A) 23% B) 34% C) 58% Oregon became the 33rd state on which holiday in 1859? A) Halloween B) Valentine’s Day C) St. Patrick’s Day D) Arbor Day 54% of full-time students at two-year and four-year colleges were female. What percentage of students apply to four or fewer colleges? A) 21% B) 67% C) 94% Which was the most expensive college in 2013-2014 with a “sticker price” of $61,977? A) Johns Hopkins University B) Wesleyan University C) New York University D) Sarah Lawrence College Attention: Don’t forget there is free pizza! “Most college students require 9 hours of sleep in order to reach their highest academic performance, however on average college students get about 5-6 hours of sleep per night. About 20% of college students suffer from sleeping disorders.” http://www.infobarrel.com/Facts_About_College__10_Fun_College_Facts There are four remaining all-male, four-year colleges: Wabash College, Hampden-Sydney College, Morehouse College, and St. Johns College. Which is a sign that a scholarship might be a scam? A) Application fees B) You don’t have to apply for the scholarship C) Guaranteed to win scholarship D) All of the above In the show The Office, which character graduated from Cornell University? Andy Bernard (Played by Ed Helms) Conan O’ Brien graduated from which college in 1985? A) UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television B) Harvard University C) William & Mary Received his degree in History and American Literature This two-time Super Bowl champion played high school football, basketball, and baseball in Oregon… Troy Polamalu What percentage of students took out loans for college? A) 46% B) 56% C) 66% What is an interest rate? A) The rate of increase that students receive as part of their student loans B) The price a borrower pays for the use of money C) The rate at which lenders help support student’s educations Which former President of the United States did not attend Yale University? A) George H.W. Bush B) Jimmy Carter C) Bill Clinton D) George W. Bush Don’t forget to grab some pizza! Who is your lender if you take out a Federal Stafford loan? A) Your college B) Department of Education C) Your Congressperson Emmy winner Ty Burrell—who plays Phil Dunphy on “Modern Family”—is a 1993 graduate of which college? A) Southern Oregon University B) Eastern Oregon University C) Western Oregon University Which section was most recently added to the ACT? A) Science B) Writing C) Reading This section was added in March, 2005 Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA has an acceptance rate of 3.2% which is the lowest in the United States. From 1945-2012, the number of B.A. degrees awarded annually in the U.S. rose from 157,349 to approximately 1.7 million. $2,800 is the average food budget for a college student in a year Speaking of food, last chance to grab some pizza! And don’t forget about the three drawings for $500 scholarships at the end of the evening! 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Welcome to College Night!