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Living Locally, Growing Globally

How a Small, Private College Located Minutes From My Hometown Allowed Me to Grow In Ways I Never Anticipated By Dominique Cornacchia,’18 // Broadcast Media Production major Searching for the Ideal College When high school students begin the daunting college search process, they often start with schools that are far away from home, hoping a […]

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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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How to Transform Your Good College Essay into a Great College Essay

By Stephanie Doan, ’18 // Senior Admissions Intern Everyone talks about the general things that go into a good college essay—using correct spelling and punctuation, making the essay about you, organizing your thoughts, so they’re easy to understand—but what are the little details that make a college essay go from good to great? What makes […]

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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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