Category Archives: Application Tips

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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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Applying for Financial Aid

Champlain College’s Early Decision I deadline is fast approaching–applications are due November 15th! After you submit your application, you will also have to apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. Check out the video below for assistance in filling out the forms, or click here for a […]

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How do I apply to Champlain?

Champlain College’s Early Decision I deadline is fast approaching–applications are due November 15th! For your application to be complete, we must receive your Champlain Online Application OR your Common App, your official high school transcript, SAT OR ACT scores, and two recommendations. If you are applying for a portfolio major, you must also submit a […]

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Thinking of Applying Early Decision?

Champlain College’s Early Decision II deadline is fast approaching–applications are due January 15th! Paige (Management of Creative Media) has some tips for students interested in applying Early Decision. Three years ago I submitted my Early Decision application to Champlain College, although it was a little more complicated than I thought it would be! I’m from Western Massachusetts, and […]

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