The Crowe's Nest

Shoes, Death and the College Essay

By Darryl Uy on August 27, 2015

Panicking about writing the best college application essay of all time? After more than 16 years of working in college admissions, Associate Dean of Admissions Darryl Uy has become an expert on reading application essays. Read his tips for writing a successful essay and get prepared for a great college application season.

The Things They Carried

By Jennifer Delahunty on August 24, 2015

For admissions folks, move-in day is our favorite day of the year. All of our work over the last 18 months — the interviews and high school visits, the application reading and on-campus hosting — comes to a culmination on this day.

Beyond the Tour: The KAC

By Anna Dowling on August 10, 2015

Here in the admissions office, we wish we could show you every last inch of campus during your visit … but alas, our tour guides can only walk backward for so long! In our new blog series “Beyond the Tour,” we’ll give you the scoop on some spaces that aren’t highlighted on our 45-minute tours (and some extra info about spaces that are on the itinerary).

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