Snow In Meadville

Coming from Philadelphia, snow was not something I was surprised about. Although in Philly, we don’t get as much. Snow in Meadville can be a lot, as in more than 12 inches. Students at Allegheny know to brace themselves for the winter, as snow usually comes with freezing temperatures. Some advice for future students, is

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College Process

Four years ago, I was making the decision where to apply to college. In Philadelphia, state schools are really popular. I came across Allegheny College one day while reading the book, Colleges That Change Lives. I remember knowing that I wanted to stay in Pennsylvania, and the description of this little school on the hill

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Gator Day

Gator Day is a day where class is cancelled, and all students are encouraged to participate in different programming events. Gator Day started out small, but has expanded. Each department usually hosts an open house where they talk about career opportunities, internships, and just the different majors in general. Some departments bring alumni back to

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Homecoming

This weekend was Homecoming Weekend. Many alumni come back to visit Allegheny, and attend the festivities. This year, Allegheny had a parade with different clubs and organizations represented. After the parade, we had a tailgate picnic. Next was the football game. A lot of alumni were from the class of 2014! Alumni love to come

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Fall Break

Fall Break was this weekend and ends on Wednesday! A lot of students will go home, but some stayed on campus, including me. Campus is quiet, and I spent most of my time doing school work and catching up on my favorite TV shows. We are half way through the semester and most classes are

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City Charter High School Visit

As I mentioned before, I intern with the Allegheny College Admissions Office. This Thursday we had a group from City Charter high School in Pittsburgh come visit. There were about 17 students who attended. With any program, we customize each visit with tours, and a panel of students and staff. October is a busy month

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Teach For America

I am very excited to hear from the Teach for America Representatives on campus this week. After speaking to some of my professors, I am strongly interested in teaching for two years before I go back to school. Teach for America is a non profit organization that places graduates in districts where there is a

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Buffalo Prep

This previous Monday, was my first college fair of the semester! As I stated before, I am the multicultural intern for the admissions office. I accompanied Darnell Epps, admissions counselor, and director of multicultural recruitment to Buffalo NY. Buffalo Prep is a group that prepares middle school/high school students for college. There are college prep classes,

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First Day Of Classes

Tomorrow is the first day of the fall semester! My schedule includes my senior seminar class, a class with about 10 students or less, and we meet once a week and discuss our senior projects. I am also taking an english class for my minor, and two global health studies classes. It is my last

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Move in Day!

Saturday was the move in day for the Class of 2018! the admissions staff was on hand to help out with move in day! I was at Brooks hall, the all female dorm on campus. About 20 volunteers helped unload the cars. The freshman were very excited to decorate their rooms and get ready for

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