Category Archives: Application Tips


Inside Champlain’s Residence Halls

Housing at Champlain College is unlike anywhere else. In fact, one of the most distinct features of Champlain is our 19 Victorian-Era mansion residence halls. Did we say mansion? You heard that right! Champlain’s student housing includes real historic mansions, equipped with ultra-fast wireless connectivity and a whole lot of charm! All first-year students have the […]

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Your College Application Checklist

So you’ve decided that you want to apply to Champlain College… What now? As long as you view the application process as a simple checklist, there’s no need to panic! Take it one step at a time and you’ll be done before you know it. Know your dates. Do you want to apply Early Decision […]

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9 Tips for Writing a (Great) College Essay

  Jovan Ellis is an Assistant Director of Admissions at Champlain College. This week, as someone who has read many essays during his time here, he has come up with nine tips on how to ace what might seem like the most stressful part of college applications.     ‘Tis the season for college applications, and […]

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Acing Your College Interview

So, you’re applying to college. You know what you’re looking for in an institution: how many students, your ideal housing, what you are interested in studying, etc. You’ve narrowed down your giant list of schools into a slightly smaller, more manageable list. You’ve started filling out all of the applications and answering the tedious questions. […]

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Why should I do a portfolio review?

Our last opportunity to do a portfolio review is just around the corner; spaces are still available for our last date, December 5th. In this blog post, Student Ambassador Dan Salerno shares his reasons why a Portfolio Review Day can be a great resource. With our portfolio review fast approaching, I wanted to write about […]

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