Admission: Not Impossible

  • New Design, Materials Help Us Better Tell Our Story

  • August 19th, 2014 by admissions
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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 redesign. Look for the second and final phase in spring of 2015. But that is not all that is […]

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  • “Interview” is Not a Four-Letter Word

  • August 13th, 2014 by admissions
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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 chances of acceptance?” Our answer?  “INTERVIEW!” Though interviews are considered by many high school students to be superficial, self-indulgent monologues professing one’s […]

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  • Summer Visit Opportunities

  • June 3rd, 2014 by admissions
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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 admissions officers to plan travel, take some vacation days, and admire the gorgeous trees and flowers blooming all over campus. But we haven’t forgotten about you, high school juniors, who […]

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  • From Worcester to Siberia

  • May 16th, 2014 by dsoboski
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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 in conjunction with the Polaris Project, an organization dedicated to studying global climate changes in the Siberian Arctic. Immediately, one of the names caught my eye; Craig Connolly, […]

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