Author Archives: Admissions Intern

Dear Prospective Students: Words of Wisdom From a Recent Champlain College Graduate

By Nyjah Strange // Finance ’18 Four years ago, I left my home in Philadelphia and moved to Vermont to attend Champlain College. While there are many things I’ve learned since my first year, there are a few things I wish someone had told me before I left for college. Looking back on my college […]

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7 Myths and Misconceptions I Discovered (and Some I Believed) While Studying Abroad:

By Quinn Kanner, ’19 // Professional Writing Before I studied abroad, I had certain ideas of what I thought each place was going to be like. This varied from expecting to meet many fellow redheads in Ireland to assuming that the way the temperature/weather is measured around the world would be the same. The more […]

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A How-To Guide for College Recommendation Letters

By Nicole Lentine ‘07, Associate Director of Admission Required by some but recommended by almost all institutions, letters of recommendation are an often underutilized but vitally important piece of your college application. These letters can often tell the stories that your essay and other materials can’t. So, how do you go about getting a recommendation […]

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10 Secrets to College Success From a First-Generation College Student

As Told By Elle Woods and Stephanie Doan, ’18 // Psychology College can be difficult transition for anyone, but for first-generation college students, the change can feel a little more daunting. I understand. As the oldest in my family, I was the first to attend a postsecondary institution, since neither of my parents attended college. […]

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How I Kept Up My Love of Dance While Studying Abroad

By Quinn Kanner, ‘19 // Professional Writing I couldn’t give up dancing during my semester abroad in Argentina; so of course, I also wanted to continue taking dance classes during while I studied abroad in Ireland. In Buenos Aires, I studied styles of dance that I was already familiar with because taking the classes in […]

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So, You Want to Be a Student Ambassador?

By Veronica Lewis, ’16 MBA, Associate Director of Admissions First things first: Who are Student Ambassadors and what do they do? Depending on the college or university, this job description will vary. At Champlain, our Student Ambassadors (SAs) are the student face and brand ambassadors of the college. They give prospective students and their families […]

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Adventures Abroad Part 1: South America

By Quinn Kanner, ’19 // Professional Writing What could be better than stopping for a selfie with an Alpaca in Urubamba, Peru. (It’s actually a bit of challenge to get them to pose with you!) Photo by me, Quinn Kanner. Studying abroad doesn’t just provide the opportunity to learn about the culture of the city […]

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