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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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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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11 September 2014Tales from the Road: Kimball Renovation

By Admissions


Greetings from sunny California!  My name is Sarah Gale, and I am a new Assistant Director of Admissions at the College of the Holy Cross.  Although I have only been...


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19 August 2014New Design, Materials Help Us Better Tell Our Story

By Admissions


If you are reading this blog, you have likely noticed that the main pages of the Holy Cross web site have an exciting new look and feel. This is the first phase of a two part...


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13 August 2014“Interview” is Not a Four-Letter Word

By Admissions


It is actually nine.  Whether  we are meeting students on the road or on campus,  we seem to hear the same question over and over again: “What can I do to increase my...


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3 Jun 2014Summer Visit Opportunities

By Admissions


Summer is an interesting time for us here in Admissions. With the stress of application reading and the selection process behind us,  summer is a great opportunity for...


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16 May 2014From Worcester to Siberia

By Diane Soboski


Earlier this spring, I received an e-mail from our Vice President of Academic Affairs that detailed some extraordinary scientific work that a few recent graduates were doing...


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