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Virtual Recruitment Visits (VRVs)

We are excited to continue to collaborate with Breakthrough Houston to bring virtual recruitment visits to students across Houston!  Given the success we had in 2020-2021, we are excited to continue this initiative. VRVs are primarily intended for high school juniors to be exposed to and recruited by selective colleges and universities across the country.


Below is a list of schools we are targeting for this Fall:

  • Amherst College

  • Babson College

  • Barnard College

  • College of Saint Benedict/St. John's University

  • Dickinson College

  • Grinnell College

  • Haverford College

  • Lafayette College

  • Lawrence University

  • Lehigh University

  • Middlebury College

  • Reed College

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Saint Mary’s College

  • Sewanee: The University of the South

  • St. Olaf College

  • St. Lawrence College

  • Texas A&M University

  • The College of Wooster

  • University of Houston - Honors

  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Rochester

  • University of Texas at Austin

  • University of Virginia

  • Vassar College

  • Wabash College

  • Wellesley College

  • Williams College

Thank you to all who participated in our Virtual Summer Trip Experience this year. We are working hard to ensure our Fellows have access to the many great schools on our list.

If your school is not on this list and you plan to host city-wide events in Houston, please share that information with Jesse Carrillo ( EMERGE will not host in-person visits or events this Fall. We will update this page with more ways to connect with our students this year.

Questions? Reach out to Jesse Carrillo, Director of Strategic Partnerships