Category Archives: From the Admissions Desk

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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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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My Admitted Students Day Story

By Tyler Jennings-Peczka. ‘17 // Broadcast & Streaming Media Admitted Student Day, April 2013. I was so nervous. I had decided Champlain was the school for me months before I signed up for Admitted Students Day, but had no idea what to expect. I applied early decision, and I had visited Burlington once before, but […]

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A Long, Strange Trip…and an Early Arrival: An Update On the 2016-2017 Application Review Process At Champlain College

Dear Champlain College Applicants, Families, and Counselors: My name is Chris Perlongo, Director of Admissions at Champlain College. As I find myself halfway into my second year at the College, I can say that after 15 years in the field this year is unlike any other.  Due to a variety of factors, Champlain finds itself […]

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10 Things to Do in Vermont

By Meghan Richards //  Marketing major with a minor in Event Management ‘17 From maple creemees to outdoor recreational adventures, Vermont is a small, yet unique state, with lots to do! Here are 10 things to do in Vermont that you don’t want to miss. 1. Explore some amazing hiking trails. Every hike throughout Vermont […]

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Reflections (and Tips) from New Champlain Grads – Part 4

Just a few short weeks ago, we proudly sent another group of well-prepared Champlain graduates into the world. Before they walked at Commencement and into the next stage of their lives, we asked a few of our seniors to answer some questions about their experiences at Champlain and the tips they could share for our […]

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Reflections (and Tips) from New Champlain Grads – Part 3

Just a few short weeks ago, we proudly sent another group of well-prepared Champlain graduates into the world. Before they walked at Commencement and into the next stage of their lives, we asked a few of our seniors to answer some questions about their experiences at Champlain and the tips they could share for our […]

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Reflections (and Tips) from New Champlain Grads – Part 2

Just a few short weeks ago, we proudly sent another group of well-prepared Champlain graduates into the world. Before they walked at Commencement and into the next stage of their lives, we asked a few of our seniors to answer some questions about their experiences at Champlain and the tips they could share for our […]

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Reflections (and Tips) from New Champlain Grads

Just a few short weeks ago, we proudly sent another group of well-prepared Champlain graduates into the world. Before they walked at Commencement and into the next stage of their lives, we asked a few of our seniors to answer some questions about their experiences at Champlain and the tips they could share for our […]

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Reach Higher With Champlain!

Attention admitted Champlain students – this one’s for you! Last year, Champlain College participated in the Reach Higher Initative, First Lady Michelle Obama’s effort to inspire all students in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school. Champlain will again be participating in this initiative during national College Signing […]

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