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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How You Can Make a Difference While Pursuing Your Champlain Degree

By Michelle Garvey, Senior Admissions Intern One of the central elements of a Champlain education is its caring environment and support of opportunities to give back to the community we live in, both locally and globally. The College provides students with opportunities to give back on campus, through programs administered by Sustain Champlain or the […]

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What’s Changed: First Year to Senior Year

By Bessie McManus and Bianca Roa, Senior Admissions Interns It’s been just over three years after we moved on campus for our freshman year, and there have been so many amazing changes for Champlain College. In a fun trip down memory lane, we gathered a list of some of the coolest things that have changed […]

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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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Best Bites of Burlington

As summer approaches—and with it, food-truck hot spots increasingly popping up around town—it only seems right to give you the lowdown on where to eat when you’re visiting (and living in) Burlington. Not only is this city known for being one of the Best College Towns in America, it’s also known for its vibrant and […]

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Wonder Women: 4 Champlain Seniors Reflect on Their Best Internships

Champlain College’s upside down curriculum allows students to jump into their major related courses as soon as they step foot on campus. Because of this, students  are able to immerse themselves in their field of study at multiple internships before they graduate. (We’re talking anywhere from 1 to 6+ internships!)  Continue reading to learn about […]

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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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