Archive | December, 2008

Happy Holidays from the Admissions Staff

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December 22, 2008

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‘Tis the season! All three of Ed, Jen, and Paige posted about the snow this weekend in the Worcester area; I do love snow, but I wasn’t able to get out much to enjoy it this time around. But, nearly two feet of snow later, I had a little fun with the internet as you’ll […]

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Facebook

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December 19, 2008

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I’ve been following an interesting development about groups on Facebook for the Class of 2013. It seems that a small group of people have created groups for a significant number of colleges and universities claiming that they are the “official” Class of 2013 groups. In reality they’re not the official groups, and they’re possibly all […]

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Winter Weather Roundup&Application Deadline Details

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December 19, 2008

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You’ve no doubt by now either heard about or experienced first hand the aftermath of last week’s New England ice storm, and now we’re expecting nearly a foot or more of snow in Worcester and the surrounding area today. The closure of schools (if you’re unaware, some will end up being closed for over three […]

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Congratulations Admitted Students!

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December 15, 2008

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Congratulations!! Our first round of admission letters is reaching mailboxes across the country, and let me be among the first to congratulate those of you who have been offered admission to WPI in the Class of 2013! Now that you’re in, you can access our newly redesigned Admitted Student Web site. We know you still […]

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Early Action Round 1 decisions

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December 11, 2008

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It’s almost time for our Early Action Round 1 application decisions to hit the mail. I love my job, but I’m glad I don’t have to stay up most of the night signing the acceptance letters like the director last night! If you applied Early Action Round 1, you should be expecting a letter in […]

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College admissions and the BCS

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December 7, 2008

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I spent my recent Thanksgiving holiday weekend participating in many of the traditional activities, and these 3 Fs come straight to mind: food, family, and football. In addition to those staples, however, I also spent much of my time reviewing Early Action Round 1 applications to WPI. It struck me while watching college football that […]

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