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Rutgers 2017 Admitted Student Open House 

The Admitted Student Open House for Rutgers University-New Brunswick is Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Students will learn what it means to be a Scarlet Knight with residence hall tours, faculty presentations, information fairs, and reduced prices at our dining halls and spirit shops. Registration is required; click here to register.

What's Next For Admitted Students?

With everything from applying for financial aid and registering for placement tests to choosing a tuition payment plan and applying for on-campus housing, the RU first-year timeline provides step-by-step information on the activities planned in the upcoming months. All students have until May 1 to accept their offer of admission.


Workshop on the Warning Signs of Suicide


NJIT On-Site Admissions Day


A representative from NJIT's Albert Dorman Honor's College will be conducting an On-Site Admissions Day at Biotech on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. This means they will review your credentials with you, and tell you if you are accepted into NJIT's Honor College.

When students are accepted to NJIT's Honors College they receive many benefits, including a merit scholarship package usually covering half-to-full tuition. For more info visit the Honors College website.

In order to be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum test scores: ACT score of 30 OR Old SAT score of 1300 OR New SAT score of 1370
  • GPA of a 90 or higher
  • Complete the NJIT Application through the Common App, including answering all questions pertaining to Dorman Honors College


  • Applicants to accelerated programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry or law have to meet different requirements and cannot be interviewed on site.
  • If you meet the requirements above for onsite admissions, NJIT will waive your application fee! On Common App there is an option to enter a fee waiver code in the NJIT section of the application. The code to enter is HN16.

What you will need to bring:

  • A printout of your completed online NJIT application
  • Application fee, if not paid online
  • The honors college essay

We will provide them with a copy of your transcript, recommendations, and SAT scores.

NJIT On-Site Admissions Day Sign Up Form - deadline to submit is Sunday 11/6.

Please see Mr. Brown if you have any questions.


Scholarship Nomination Opportunities

Biotechnology High School is proud to nominate students in the class of 2017 for the following undergraduate scholarship opportunities:

The Guidance Department will select nominees on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and demonstrated interest.

Applications are due by Sunday, October 30 at 11:59 pm. Note: students may apply for more than 1 scholarship. Submit a separate application for each scholarship that you would like to be considered for.

BTHS Scholarship Nomination Application Link


Class of 2017 Profile