Category Archives: Campus Life

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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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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Three Reasons Burlington, Vermont, Is the Place to Go to School

By Lamonte Gambrell, Senior Admissions Intern When students are looking for their dream school, they’re often encouraged to gauge institutions on their academic programs, career placement rate, and sports. All of which are important, but I believe one of the MOST important factors is where your school is located. I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and when […]

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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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Champlain’s Career Collaborative: Reimagining Traditional College Career Services

Champlain College’s Career Collaborative helps students prepare for their future from the moment they step on campus all the way through graduation and beyond. Pretty impressive, right? Career Collaborative works with employers to create the most up-to-date career and personal finance education available for students. They’ll help you get a jump on creating a professional […]

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Why Champlain?

When you find the college that feels like it was made just for you, you’ll know it! There are a variety of reasons why students chose Champlain as their dream school. Ask anyone on campus what brought them here, and each response will be different—that’s part of what makes our community so special. Here’s a […]

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Champlain College Clubs and Activities – Part 2

Champlain College may be small, but it never runs out of things to offer its students! Currently, Champlain has over 60 clubs and activities on its campus. Recently, we highlighted a few of Champlain’s  clubs and activities (see here) and realized, why stop at just one blog post? Here are some more unique clubs and […]

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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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