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Fall Preview Day at MC Attracts Hundreds of Students

Nearly 400 students from 10 states are booked for a visit to the Clinton campus for Mississippi College’s Fall Preview Day.

President Lee Royce will join faculty and staff welcoming visitors from as far away as West Virginia and Michigan at the event on November 4.

Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with check-in at the B.C. Rogers Student Center.

The prospective MC students will attend classes, meet with professors, tour the Cadaver Lab, and cheer the Choctaws at a 2 p.m. football game with Shorter University.

There will be time to enjoy tailgate food on the Quad for lunch around noon, take campus tours and discover more about student organizations. Parents won’t be ignored. They are invited to attend sessions on financial aid and scholarships. MC remains one of the most affordable private universities in the region.

“U.S. News & World Report” in September ranked Mississippi College as the No. 12 ranked Best Value School among the South’s regional universities.

MC people, including biology professor Christopher Weeks, Assistant Director of Admissions Michael Wright and admissions counselor Tori Langworthy will welcome the visitors starting at 9 a.m. in Anderson Hall.

Students interested in the joining the Blue & Gold’s archery, equestrian, bass fishing and clay shooting teams are invited to Providence Hill Farm. The 90-minute open house begins at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact the MC admissions office at 601-925-3800 or go to