Admission: Not Impossible

  • Thoughts on Early Decision by Meaghan Body

  • Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:04:08 +0000 by
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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 years ago, I was in a place of incredible uncertainty regarding where I would attend college. In February of my junior year, […]

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  • On Families

  • Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:03:13 +0000 by
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               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 calls and emails from parents about the admission process, facts and figures on the College, safety on campus and in Worcester, […]

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  • On Being Test Optional

  • Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:03:11 +0000 by
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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 mentioned in my last post that the office is just beginning our reading season for the 2014-2015 cycle.  After going through application review training, I am very excited to sink my teeth […]

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  • Interviews at Holy Cross

  • Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:44:16 +0000 by
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  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 be moving out the way for winter, and here in the admissions office we are starting to transition as well.  For many of us, […]

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