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Admissions Blog: 5 favorite study spaces at Sweet Briar

December 14, 2018
Raven Minyard library

Yes, ‘tis the season: of too much coffee, countless candy bars and endless all-nighters in the library — or wherever it is you’re camping out. To figure out students’ top five study spaces at Sweet Briar, we posed the question on Instagram.

Getting to know Carrie Brown

December 12, 2018

When President Meredith Woo launched the College’s centers of excellence, she knew they would need talented and dedicated leaders. It is perhaps no surprise, then, that she tapped longtime faculty member Carrie Brown as director of the Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts.

Sweet Briar and Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation announce partnership

December 11, 2018
bio fieldwork

Thanks to a new partnership with the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC), Sweet Briar College students will be able to spend a semester away living, learning and gaining hands-on experience at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Va.

Admissions Blog: 5 great alternatives to writing a college application essay

December 7, 2018

My favorite part of reading applications is getting to know prospective students better. I like to learn more about their interests, what draws them to those interests and what draws them to Sweet Briar!

Sweet Briar’s first Grant for Engaged Learning leads student to D.C.

December 5, 2018
Shifti and class

When Sweet Briar announced its new Grants for Engaged Learning, international affairs, psychology and philosophy triple major Shifti Kamal ’20 immediately knew she could put the money to good use.

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