Author Archives: Admissions Intern

What’s Changed: First Year to Senior Year

By Bessie McManus and Bianca Roa, Senior Admissions Interns It’s been just over three years after we moved on campus for our freshman year, and there have been so many amazing changes for Champlain College. In a fun trip down memory lane, we gathered a list of some of the coolest things that have changed […]

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Me, a Futbol Fan?

by Quinn Kanner Prior to studying abroad in Argentina, I would never be found voluntarily attending a soccer game. But, attending a fútbol match is on the list of things I heard you ought to do when studying abroad in Argentina, and I figured when am I going to get another chance to do this? […]

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Mastering the Interview Mindset

By Jovan Ellis, Assistant Director of Admissions Fall is here, and for many high school seniors, autumn means two things: pumpkin-spiced everything and college applications. Specifically, I would like to focus on what is, to many prospective students, the most nerve-racking step of the application process: the dreaded college interview. Many colleges recommend these Admissions interviews—some […]

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The Truth About Early Decision & Why It May Be the Right Fit for You

By Christopher Perlongo, Director of Undergraduate Admissions After 16 years in Admissions, if there is a list of the most common questions that students have asked me, I’d say the following: What is your average SAT? What is your average GPA? How is your (fill in major) program? Early Decision is binding, right? Why would […]

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How to Have Successful Conversations With Admissions Counselors At College Fairs

By Howie LeBlanco, Assistant Director of Admissions Soon after your senior year begins, you may find yourself attending college fairs and ramping up your college search and application process. But, what is the key to having a successful conversation with Admissions Counselors at college fairs? In a word: etiquette. I am not talking about knowing […]

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3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Open House

By Senior Admissions Interns Our Fall Open Houses are coming up on Saturday, October 14th and Saturday, October 28th! Will we be seeing you there? If you haven’t registered, make sure to sign up for an amazing day of events and info sessions here. The schedule is jam-packed, and there is a lot to digest. […]

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My Study Abroad Story

by Quinn Kanner Hi, I’m Quinn. I’m a junior Professional Writing major. I’m currently studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and wanted to share a bit of my study abroad story with you. Part of what drew me to Champlain was its focus on global citizenship. I’ve always wanted to travel and not just see […]

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How Did I Get Here? An Introduction to Champlain Admissions

It’s back to school season. It’s also the start of college application season. This year you’re a senior, but next year you’re a freshman. In this strange time, you may ask yourself, “How did I get here?” If so, here’s a soundtrack while you read the following: As we start our Fall 2017 semester at […]

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5 Things to Look Forward to During Your First Year at Champlain

By Sarah Steward // Communication Major ’17 College is one of the biggest adventures you will ever go on. It’s the time where many students leave home for the first time, gain the skills they need to launch and succeed in their careers, and truly grow as a person. You’ll make friends for life, and […]

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Best Bites of Burlington

As summer approaches—and with it, food-truck hot spots increasingly popping up around town—it only seems right to give you the lowdown on where to eat when you’re visiting (and living in) Burlington. Not only is this city known for being one of the Best College Towns in America, it’s also known for its vibrant and […]

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