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Private colleges ready to welcome prospective students

Private colleges ready to welcome prospective students

| July 15, 2014

Prospective students are invited to participate in Virginia Private College Week from July 28 to Aug. 2, hosted by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia and its members, including Sweet Briar.

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Bringing some calm to the FAFSA Frenzy

| January 3, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host a workshop on Jan. 25 to guide local high school students and their families through the federal financial aid application process.

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Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

| August 7, 2013

Sweet Briar has lost one of its most ardent advocates, who devoted much of her life to advancing the College’s mission as an alumna, longtime administrator and dear friend.

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Private colleges host open houses

| July 15, 2013

Sweet Briar is one of about two dozen colleges and universities inviting high school students and their parents to participate in the 2013 Virginia Private College Week from Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 3.

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First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

| July 12, 2013

When Briana McCall starts her first semester at Sweet Briar in just over a month, she’ll already be ahead of the curve — thanks to BLUR. As a participant in the College’s Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, McCall didn’t just get to know the campus, she also made friends with Sweet Briar professors and students.

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Get help tackling the FAFSA at Super Saturday

| January 23, 2013

Sweet Briar’s financial aid and academic computing offices will host their annual Financial Aid Super Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 26 in the Benedict Computer Lab.

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Area colleges present admissions workshop

| September 29, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host Know How: The College Search Process from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

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Admissions Event Offers Need-to-know Essentials

| October 10, 2011

At a time when increasing numbers of applicants are competing for college admission and scholarships to help pay for tuition, everyone could use an edge. An entire industry has evolved around planning for college, with “experts” for hire to coach prospective students on everything from the SAT to financial aid to the application essay. But [...]

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Virginia Private College Week a Smart Way to Shop

| July 20, 2011

Sweet Briar is one of 25 independent colleges in the state that will welcome rising high school juniors and seniors and their families during Virginia Private College Week for campus tours and special information sessions about the College. Held this year from Monday, July 25 through Saturday, July 30, Virginia Private College Week is an [...]

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Inaugural Admissions Open House a High Point for Prospective Riders

| February 21, 2011

The Sweet Briar riding open house on Feb. 18 and 19 was Phoenix Ray’s third visit to campus, suggesting she already has a strong interest in attending the College. Nonetheless Ray, a junior high school student from Cookeville, Tenn., is serious about riding in college, so meeting with the program’s instructors (both human and equine) [...]

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