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How I paid it forward while studying (and volunteering) abroad.

By Quinn Kanner,’19 // Professional Writing I think that volunteer work is a great way to give back to the community, but I haven’t had time to do any since I started college. So, when my academic advisor in Buenos Aires shared a list of potential volunteer opportunities, I jumped at the chance to get […]

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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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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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Mastering the Interview Mindset

By Jovan Ellis, Assistant Director of Admissions Fall is here, and for many high school seniors, autumn means two things: pumpkin-spiced everything and college applications. Specifically, I would like to focus on what is, to many prospective students, the most nerve-racking step of the application process: the dreaded college interview. Many colleges recommend these Admissions interviews—some […]

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The Truth About Early Decision & Why It May Be the Right Fit for You

By Christopher Perlongo, Director of Undergraduate Admissions After 16 years in Admissions, if there is a list of the most common questions that students have asked me, I’d say the following: What is your average SAT? What is your average GPA? How is your (fill in major) program? Early Decision is binding, right? Why would […]

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How to Have Successful Conversations With Admissions Counselors At College Fairs

By Howie LeBlanco, Assistant Director of Admissions Soon after your senior year begins, you may find yourself attending college fairs and ramping up your college search and application process. But, what is the key to having a successful conversation with Admissions Counselors at college fairs? In a word: etiquette. I am not talking about knowing […]

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3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Open House

By Senior Admissions Interns Our Fall Open Houses are coming up on Saturday, October 14th and Saturday, October 28th! Will we be seeing you there? If you haven’t registered, make sure to sign up for an amazing day of events and info sessions here. The schedule is jam-packed, and there is a lot to digest. […]

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My Study Abroad Story

by Quinn Kanner Hi, I’m Quinn. I’m a junior Professional Writing major. I’m currently studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and wanted to share a bit of my study abroad story with you. Part of what drew me to Champlain was its focus on global citizenship. I’ve always wanted to travel and not just see […]

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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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