Opportunity Knox
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Want to Start Your Own Business?
A Knox Education Offers Real World Applications for Entrepreneurs

Knox junior Matt Klich has run his own business since he was in junior high. As owner and operator of Clik Entertainment, LLC, a business that provides music for festivals and concerts, he has watched his business grow to more than a dozen part-time employees providing entertainment throughout the Chicago area. The entrepreneur credits his Knox experience with giving him the skills he needs to take his business to the next level. Read more about Klich’s business and what he’s learned at Knox.

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Make a Difference: Students Meet Critical Needs Through College, Community Partnership

The world has the Peace Corps, the United States has AmeriCorps, and Galesburg has KnoxCorps, a local civic-engagement partnership that matches recent Knox graduates and current students with local non-profit organizations. Through the program, students not only support existing projects, build new programs, and help meet the critical needs of the community, but gain valuable work experience. Learn more about the KnoxCorps program.

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Alumni Offer Advice to Students Preparing for Career Search

Finding a job after graduation has never been harder. What should you include in your resume? How do you answer questions during the interview? One misstep can cost you the job. To help students navigate the career-search process, Knox alumni visited campus to offer career advice and participate in mock interviews and a networking session with current students. Read more about the event.

Apply Early for Admission
Ready to apply? Apply for admission by the December 1 Early Action II deadline, and receive your admission and scholarship decision by the end of December. Early Action is non-binding, so you may apply to other colleges and still have until May 1 to make your final college selection. For complete instructions on how to apply online, go to www.knox.edu/apply.

Attend Our Winter Open House
The best way to get to know Knox is to visit, and the best time to visit is during one of our open houses. These events, which typically last from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will give you a chance to meet faculty and students; explore labs and classes; and ask questions about scholarships, financial aid, opportunities for off-campus study, and independent research. Register for an open house on January 20 at www.knox.edu/openhouse.

Schedule a Personal Visit
If you can't attend an open house, you can schedule a personal visit to Knox. Visits will include a student-guided tour of campus and an opportunity to meet with your admission counselor. You can also meet with professors and coaches, and eat lunch in the Hard Knox Cafe. High school seniors can also observe classes. Register at www.knox.edu/visit.

 

Important Dates

December 1

Early Action II Deadline for First-Year Applicants

January 20

Winter Open House

February 1

Regular Decision Deadline for First-Year Applicants

Fast Fact

2012 Commencement
95% Percentage of the Class of 2012 employed or pursuing advanced study.

Knox Links

Knox College Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999
309-341-7100 Phone
800-678-KNOX Toll-free
www.knox.edu