With Verto Education, you know what the future holds. Verto students become global citizens and start college by finding clarity, meaning, and purpose that will guide them to become the leaders our world needs! Ready to turn your freshman year into an incredible opportunity to travel + find yourself + earn credits? Get the answers to all of your questions during our Virtual Open House.

In addition to the main session in which you’ll hear from Verto’s co-founders, you can join us in our breakout sessions to hear about a variety of topics. How does it work?

RSVP for the event and join us at 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET to hear from the Verto Education team. From that main session, you’ll be guided into “breakout rooms” where you’ll be able to speak directly with Verto’s experts and alumni. Breakout rooms will be open for an hour after the main event, so stay for the entire session or feel free to hop from room to room to get answers to your specific questions.

If you have more general questions, our Admissions Counselors will be standing by to respond to your inquiries. RSVP now!

Event Schedule

Welcome: 4:00 pm- 4:30 pm PT/ 7:00pm–7:30pm ET
Verto Semesters & How it all Works

After this main session, join us in our Breakout Rooms to get your specific questions answered:

Breakout Sessions: 4:30pm–5:30pm PT/ 7:30pm–8:30pm ET
Financing your Semester with Verto with Darrel Jones, Financial Aid Counselor
Verto’s Partner Institutions & Application Process with Christine Dornbusch, Verto’s Assistant Director of College Counseling
Day in the Life of a Verto Semester
with Mary Atyemizian, Admissions Manager
What to Expect When You Enroll with Verto’s Associate Director of Admissions, Catherine Malcolm
Chat with a Verto Admissions Counselor  with Michelle Korczynski, Senior Admissions Counselor

Welcome! Open House Main Session – 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm PT / 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm ET

sopac students gathered around a tree

Welcome from the Verto Education Team

In this main session, you will hear about what you can expect on a Verto semester and the amazing growth we witness in our students each semester! We’ll share how Verto is changing higher education, creating opportunities for students like you, and how it all works. From there, we will provide links to each of the breakout sessions you may want to attend.

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Breakout Sessions – 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm PT / 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm ET

Photo: Darrel Jones portrait

Financing your Semester with Verto

Darrel Jones, Verto’s Financial Aid Counselor, will be available for more in-depth discussion on strategies to finance your Verto semester and beyond. He’ll answer questions about financial aid, FAFSA, scholarships, and how to finance your college education wisely.

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What to Expect When You Enroll

We know you’re itching to meet your future classmates and hear about life on the ground in your semester location… Join this session to chat with program staff about the exciting adventures to come! Get the lowdown on all things logistics and everything you need to know from the moment you enroll to the moment you step foot on the plane!

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Photo: Christine Dornbusch portrait

Verto’s Partner Institutions & Application Process

Christine Dornbusch, Verto’s Assistant Director of College Counseling, will answer your questions about our partner colleges and how the application process works. Learn about how you can get an admission decision from our partner colleges in just two to three weeks, have a better chance of getting into your reach school, and how your Verto credits transfer seamlessly to partner schools.

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Day in the Life of A Verto Semester

Curious about what a Verto itinerary really looks like?! Learn more about what you can look forward to, from the experiential education curriculum to the unforgettable experiences that accompany classroom learning. Speak with Verto Admissions Manager Mary Atyemizian & Verto’s alumni and learn more about what to pack, what the experience is really like, and how Verto semesters jumpstart student success!

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admission team

Speak to an Admissions Counselor

Still have more questions? Verto Admissions Counselors will be standing by ready to answer any questions you may have. They can help you with any inquiry and provide you with next steps on your journey to a transformational Verto semester!

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Virtual Open House –
Thursday, December 9th, 4 pm – 5:30 pm PT / 7 pm – 8:30 pm ET

Your Information

What is it really like on a Verto semester? Verto Alum, Jade Wesson, compiled highlights from her semesters in Latin America and the South Pacific to give you the inside perspective on how students truly discover themselves and the world around them through Verto: