Wildcat Days welcome prospective 2018 students
  • Members of Happiness Club greet prospective student Whitney Plumery, 18, of Burnham, Il.
  • Mira Staykova, 17, of Elmhearst, Il, meets with members of NUMB.
  • Members of Comedy Forum hand Rachel Sepulveda, 17, of Romeoville, Il, a microphone, to try her hand at comedy.
  • Derek Nelson, 18, of Ramsey, NJ receives information about Catalyst, one of Northwestern's pre-orientation programs.
  • Members of the Residential College Board, which represents Northwestern's 11 residential colleges, greet Alex Weinberg, 17, of Stamford, Ct.
  • Prospective student Sophia Sun, 18, of Sunnyvale, Ca, learns about Dance Marathon.
  • 18-year-old Nolan Chen of Saratoga, Ca, is greeted by members of Mariachi Northwestern, a student group dedicated to mariachi music.
  • Prospective students and parents are guided to registration for Wildcat Days. The activities fair was held in the Louis Room of Norris, where over 70 student groups informed the incoming students of their activities.
Photos by Tanner Howard / North By Northwestern

With admissions decisions sent out to prospective Northwestern students on March 22, the University held the first of three Wildcat Days on Monday, encouraging incoming college freshmen to better understand Northwestern. The day included a series of events, including campus tours, school-specific information sessions, and information panels on specific programs. The day concluded with the activities fair, in which over 70 student groups invited the incoming students to learn more about their organizations. More than 2,100 students are expected to particpate in this year's Wildcat Days, which will be held the following two Mondays.


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