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    CIA Open House Live!

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    Delivering direct to your home on Saturday, November 7—join us for our interactive online event to learn more about the CIA and your future in the exciting food world. We’ve put together an exciting menu of programming for you. We recommend everything—whatever sessions you choose to attend, you can’t go wrong! On the day of the event, each session will have an individual zoom link for you to access.

     
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    Hors D’Oeuvres - 11 a.m.
    Get a taste of our college.


    Top 10 Things to Know About CIA

    Rachel Birchwood, CIA associate vice president of enrollment management

    Rachel Birchwood, CIA associate vice president of enrollment management, starts our event with a quick sampling of what makes the CIA unlike any other college. Expert faculty, real-world learning experiences, unmatched industry connections—there are countless reasons why the CIA is the world’s premier culinary college. This session will focus on the top 10.

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    Appetizer - 11:30 a.m.
    Learn more about the CIA difference—choose your dish.


    CIA Student Life

    A Discussion with Current Students

    CIA Student Life

    Dr. J.J. Manley,
    associate dean of campus life and student development, introduces you to college life—with a culinary twist. Hear more about our vibrant campus life, including first-hand experiences from current CIA students. Bring your questions!

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    CIA Financial Aid

    Learn More About Scholarships

    CIA Financial Aid - Learn More About Scholarships

    Kathy Gailor,
    director of student financial services, shares insight and advice on how to maximize your financial aid package. She’ll explain the process, as well as the different opportunities available to CIA students. Learn more about how you can qualify for CIA scholarships.

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    CIA Internships and Careers

    Hello Real World

    CIA Internships and Careers

    Maura O’Meara,
    manager of career and academic advising, shares information on CIA internship experiences from some of the 2,000-plus approved sites, spanning every segment of the food and hospitality industry. Explore the wide variety of career opportunities available to CIA graduates.

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    Entrée - 12:15 p.m.
    Feast on one of our interactive sessions.


    Cook-Along

    Grab Your Knives

    Cook-Along - Grab Your Knives

    Robert Tremblay ’10,
    associate director of admissions, will discuss the CIA’s culinary curriculum while showcasing his culinary skills. Grab your knives and cook-along at home!

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    Recipe and Ingredients >


    Bake-Along

    Start Your Mixer

    Bake-Along - Start Your Mixer

    Payton Spear ’20,
    CIA’s admissions demonstrator, will discuss the CIA’s baking and pastry curriculum. As a recent graduate, Payton can share her unique experiences fresh from the classroom and bakeshop. Start your mixer and bake-along at home!

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    Recipe and Ingredients >


    Plan-Along

    Making Event Magic

    Intro to Hospitality

    A flawless event feels like it came together by magic—but it’s really careful planning and execution. And no one knows more about managing those details than the CIA. In this interactive session, learn about the CIA’s hospitality management curriculum as you plan the food, beverage, marketing, and finances for an event. Let’s make magic happen!

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    Dessert - 1 p.m.
    Get set for your future with the right next steps.


    Accepted Students

    What’s Next?

    Accepted Students

    Congratulations on your acceptance! Meet with the CIA Enrollment Team to learn about next steps and how to get ready for your first day of class.

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    High School Seniors

    Application Workshop

    High School Seniors - Application Workshop

    Let the CIA Admissions Team walk you through the application process. You’ll receive a code to waive the CIA application fee. Let’s get started!

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    Adult and Non-Traditional Students

    Next Steps

    Adult and Non-Traditional Students

    If you’ve already graduated high school—this session is for you! Learn about the application process and upcoming entry dates. You could be on your way to a CIA degree faster than you think!

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    Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen

    How to Prepare for the CIA

    Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen

    We love to hear from passionate students eager to make their mark in the food and hospitality world! Meet with the CIA Admissions Team to learn more about how to get ready for a future at CIA. We want you!

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    International Students

    CIA Admissions Team

    International Students

    If you’re an international student, meet with the CIA Admissions Team to learn about international admissions process and requirements.

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