Maine Day

Each year, Bates invites Maine high school juniors and counselors to campus for a series of workshops focused on selective college admission. This year’s Maine Day will take place on Friday, May 13, 2016.

Below is a summary of the schedule. You can view this year’s full schedule here. All guests will be provided with a printed schedule upon arrival.

We suggest that all guests park in the lot behind Merrill Gym, located at 141 Russell Street.

8:00 a.m. Arrival and Registration
8:30 a.m. Campus Tour
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Schedule Overview
10:00 a.m. SESSION A: Question and Answer Panel with Bates Students
11:00 a.m. STUDENTS: Lunch with Bates students
11:00 a.m. COUNSELORS: Lunch with Admission Staff
12:00 p.m. SESSION B: Writing the College Essay
12:00 p.m. SESSION C: Mock Admission Interview
1:00 p.m. SESSION D: Mock Application Read
1:00 p.m. SESSION E: Applying to College, Affording College
2:00 p.m. Campus Tour


If you are a student and would like to register for Maine Day, please call the Office of Admission at 1-855-BATES55 (1-855-228-3755) or register online.

If you are a counselor and would like to register for Maine Day, please register here.