Webster Life News

The Gorlok at the 2017 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls' Invitational

12-Year-Old Wins Susan Polgar Foundation Girls' Invitational

July 31, 2017

Nastassja Matus, a 12-year-old from Minnesota, became the youngest champion ever in the Susan Polar Foundation Girls’ Invitational held last week at Webster University. The annual tournament brought 75 young women and girls from 13 countries in North, Central and South America to Webster competing for scholarships and prizes. See photos and news coverage from NBC affiliate KSDK, highlighting the tournament's impact on girls.

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Snapshot: College counselors learn about Webster during home campus visit

July 24, 2017

A group of 25 independent college counselors from around the country visited campus last week to learn more about Webster and the opportunities available for their students. Independent college counselors work individually with high school students and their families to help manage the college admissions process, and assist them in finding the best post-secondary education options. Their visit to Webster marks an important piece of the recruitment strategy for first-time freshmen.

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