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A How-To Guide for College Recommendation Letters

By Nicole Lentine ‘07, Associate Director of Admission Required by some but recommended by almost all institutions, letters of recommendation are an often underutilized but vitally important piece of your college application. These letters can often tell the stories that your essay and other materials can’t. So, how do you go about getting a recommendation […]

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So, You Want to Be a Student Ambassador?

By Veronica Lewis, ’16 MBA, Associate Director of Admissions First things first: Who are Student Ambassadors and what do they do? Depending on the college or university, this job description will vary. At Champlain, our Student Ambassadors (SAs) are the student face and brand ambassadors of the college. They give prospective students and their families […]

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100 Things to Do Before You Graduate From Champlain College

By Bessie McManus, Sr. Admissions Intern The Senior Admissions Interns and I put our heads together to create you a list of “to-dos” to make the most of your four years at Champlain College. (We’ve done this for a few years in a row now—it’s so much fun to see what things have changed and […]

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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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