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Admissions Blog: Top 10 things I wish someone had told me about applying to college

November 17, 2017
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Applying to college can be stressful, and there are so many things to think about. And then, there’s the stuff you shouldn’t sweat — like what everybody else wants you to do. Here’s what I wish I had known when I was a high school senior.

New financial aid rankings show Sweet Briar is great for first-years and grads

November 15, 2017

Two recent studies by Student Loan Report highlight Sweet Briar College for offering generous financial aid while keeping student loan debt low.

Caity Gladstone ’09 brings together Hollins and Sweet Briar alumnae to help kids

November 14, 2017
middle school class

After Caity Gladstone graduated from Sweet Briar College in 2009, she pursued an M.F.A. at Hollins University in Roanoke. These days, she’s teaching 8th-grade writing classes at Carver Middle School in Chester.

Sweet Briar College once again helps celebrate Girls on the Run

November 11, 2017
Girls on the Run

Sweet Briar College has one of the most beautiful and expansive campuses in the nation, and what could be a better use of that campus than providing a place for girls to have fun and get healthy?

Admissions Blog: How to write an amazing admissions essay

November 10, 2017
BLUR student

When I was a senior in high school, I was obsessed with getting into all the colleges to which I applied (16). As a result, I wrote college essays constantly and stressed myself out more than was ever required.

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