Category Archives: From the Admissions Desk

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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And the Envelope…Please! Application Review Update

As we have wrapped up the Fall Semester on campus, things have gotten pretty quiet. All the students have headed out for the winter break. Faculty are also packing up to get a well-deserved rest before Spring term begins. Even Chauncey has decided to call it a day, after putting in some work spreading some […]

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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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