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Students (unafraid) on the front lawn of Jensen Hall.

Myth Busting: Champlain College

By The Champlain College Admissions Interns // Class of 2017 As Admissions Interns, we’ve heard some pretty interesting myths about Champlain College over the years—I (Sarah) once overheard a student in the dining hall say they thought that one of our Victorian-era mansion residence halls, Jensen, is haunted! Fact or fiction? We decided it’s about […]

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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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Spring Senior Admissions Interns

Meet the Admissions Senior Interns

We are Champlain College’s Admissions Senior Interns. We are a group of seniors who represent different majors, interests and backgrounds. Most importantly,  we are passionate about Champlain! We work closely with the Undergraduate Admissions team on various projects, including greeting prospective students and families, answering their questions about the College and meeting with students one-on-one […]

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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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The Last Five Years

We are reaching the time of year when acceptance letters will be received by students and they will have to decide where they want to spend the next four years. Whether you have yet to make that decision, or you already know that Champlain is the perfect fit for you, Accepted Students Day is one […]

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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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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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