One of the many benefits of living in central New York is that we are surrounded by several high quality colleges. And if you have high school students who are college bound, you may want to take them to the "Fall Open House" this Saturday at Utica College, my Alma Mater.

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Here are the details according to utica.edu:

"When: Sat 10/26/2013 8:30am

Where: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Road Utica, NY 13502 Strebel Student Center

Event Description: Fall Open House: Saturday, October 26, 2013 Strebel Student Center, 8:30am - Registration/Check-In; 9:00am - Early Bird Campus Tour; 9:30am - Early Bird Financial Aid Session; 10:00am - Welcome; 10:15am - Meet your Counselor & Your UC Experience; 11:00am - Meetings by Major; 12:00noon - Lunch; 1:00pm - Campus Tour; 2:00pm - Football Game against Buffalo State (10/26 only)

RSVP Date: 10/23/2013

*If you have questions regarding this event please email us at admiss@utica.edu."