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The best way to experience Holy Cross is to visit the campus and meet with us.

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Deadlines

Nov. 22

Deadline for On-Campus Interviews (early decision)

Dec. 15

Postmark Deadline to apply Early Decision.

Jan. 15

Postmark Deadline to apply Regular Decision

Academic Programs & Majors

Holy Cross offers 27 majors and 12 minors in the fields of science, math, humanities, social sciences, and the arts. You can also explore interdisciplinary options and career-focused programs, or design a major suited to your interests.

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Montserrat

All first-year students participate in Montserrat, a unique program that integrates living, learning, and doing. Encompassing broad, complex concepts such as “Global Society” and “The Natural World,” Montserrat encourages collaboration, dialogue, and critical analysis — and helps foster a vibrant and engaged learning community.
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Burke Magnus '88

ESPN Executive

Burke Magnus '88 owes the career he loves to the communication skills he honed at Holy Cross. Now ESPN's...

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Bernadette Semple '82

U.S. Navy Commander

Burnadette Semple ;82 takes command of situations - enthusiastically. A form U.S. Navy...

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Holy Cross Blogs

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28 January 2015Snow Day Fun!

By Admissions


I hope that as you read this you are safe and warm!  We now have a LOT of snow in New England, after what has seemed like months of a non-white winter.  Worcester got hit...


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13 January 2015Some Advice before the Regular Deadline Deadline Approaches

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     As of 1:54PM today, we have 34 hours, 5 minutes, and 21…20…19 seconds until 12:01AM on Thursday, January 15, 2015.  That means applicants have only a few...


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30 December 2014Cheers to our Admissions Ambassadors!

By Admissions


As my colleague tweeted earlier this month, 50 students will be spending part of their winter break visiting their former high schools as a way to help promote the College!...


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12 December 2014Mid-December Reminders

By Admissions


In thinking about what to write for the blog this week, I looked for inspiration in our blog archives (which, if you have not checked out yet, is a treasure trove of...


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1 December 2014Thoughts on Today

By Admissions


    Today feels like an important day.  It is Monday, which marks the beginning of a new week: new to-do lists to make, new appointments and meetings to attend, new...


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21 November 2014Thoughts on Early Decision by Meaghan Body

By Admissions


A few weeks ago, I asked a current student to send me her story about applying ED.  She wrote a lovely response that I wanted to share with you here:        Two...


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14 November 2014On Families

By Admissions


               by Sarah Gale I received today my first email from a parent, and I must say, it made me smile.  Working in admissions, counselors often get phone...


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11 November 2014On Being Test Optional

By Sarah Gale


It’s almost mid-November.  Halloween has come and gone, and now thoughts have shifted to Thanksgiving recipes, holiday gifts, and, of course, Early Decision!  I...


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29 October 2014Interviews at Holy Cross

By Admissions


  The leaves on the trees have changed color and are now dropping.  The days seem a little cooler, a bit mistier, and definitely shorter.  Fall feels as though it may...


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7 October 2014Three Words: Please Read This (by Drew Carter)

By Andrew Carter


I recently saw an article in a magazine entitled, “Three Words to Live By,” which illustrated the fact that the best advice is short – three words, in fact. The...


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