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What are you doing this summer?

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January 12, 2012

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I realize it is only January and we are only 2 weeks into the new year but this is the time to start planning for the summer of 2012. For those who are not graduating in May and still have a few years of high school left, academic programs are a great way to gain […]

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Let the Reading Begin!

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November 15, 2011

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Now that we are all back in the office from fall travel and the two open houses have concluded it is time to dive into applications! With all of the essays, letters of recommendations, and extra-curricular activities to be read, we have a busy next couple of months ahead of us! Personally, most of my […]

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Come Back to See the Progress

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August 5, 2011

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If you have not been to campus in a while or even ever, you should come check out the progress! Yesterday afternoon was very exciting in our office since we were lucky enough to get a tour of the new recreation center! After being outfitted with safety vests, glasses and hard hats, we were ready […]

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Topping Off Ceremony!

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May 19, 2011

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The new sports and recreation center is getting that much closer to completion! Last week the topping off ceremony was held as the final beam of the exterior structure was raised and put into place. The amount of progress that has been made on the 140,000 square foot structure has truly been remarkable to watch. […]

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Last Week I Received a Fruitcake in the Mail

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April 18, 2011

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“Overflowing with lush cherries, pineapple, and nuts, recreated from an old world recipe. Grandma’s Fruit Cake is blended and baked in a time-honored tradition that takes all afternoon. Made of fresh butter and egg yolks with plump cherries, candied pineapple, walnuts, almonds, pecans, and golden raisins.” Sounds pretty appetizing when you put it like that. […]

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So where are all the applicants from? (And when do we mail decisions?)

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March 20, 2011

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As many of you are anxiously awaiting your decision letter, or trying to decide if WPI is the right place for you, I thought I’d share the top 10 domestic  and top 12 international schools by application count.  On the domestic side it should come as no surprise that the winner is Massachusetts Academy of Math […]

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What do you even do in committee?

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March 8, 2011

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Well it is that time of year for us. The entire admissions counseling staff will be in committee the rest of the week. Given the timing I it thought it might be best to address some of the questions that people might have about the mystery of “Admissions Committee”. Some people have various thoughts about […]

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What is a rampart?

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February 7, 2011

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Well it’s official, Christina Aguilera is now scarred for life. While singing the National Anthem at the Superbowl in front of millions of people last night, she missed a BIG line…I suppose. The line she was suppose to sing was “”O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?” but instead we heard “what so […]

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We’re famous!!

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January 24, 2011

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Well maybe not famous, but nice to get some recognition for our blogs.  We were part of an article about social media in college admissions the Worcester Telegram and Gazette on Sunday.  The article discusses a number of colleges in Worcester and some of the things we are doing to connect with students and parents.  […]

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New to blogging!

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January 24, 2011

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This is officially the first blog post I have EVER written and I am very excited about it! I want to first give you some background on myself before I make additional posts. I have grown up around the Worcester area, went to high school around here and did not go far for college. After […]

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