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Admissions Blog: 3 reasons why Sweet Work Weeks is my favorite new tradition at Sweet Briar

August 16, 2019

Traditions are among the most beloved parts of the Sweet Briar experience. Recently, Sweet Briar alumnae have fiercely embraced a new tradition. For the last five summers, we have come together for Sweet Work Weeks to help prepare campus for the new school year.


Sweet Briar makes Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges list for 2019

August 15, 2019
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Just days after winning Forbes’ #MyTopCollege contest in the small-schools category, Sweet Briar has another reason to celebrate. The women’s liberal arts college is included on Forbes’ 2019 America’s Top Colleges list.


Sweet Briar wins Forbes’ #MyTopCollege 2019 title among small schools

August 13, 2019
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If there is an online contest to be won, the Sweet Briar community — thanks in large part to an alumnae network like no other — will (most likely) win it. And so it did again this year.


Sweet Briar’s Common Read for 2019-2020 is a conversation between two books ‘across thousands of years’

August 12, 2019
Madeline Miller

Sweet Briar College’s Common Read selection for the 2019-2020 academic year features not one book, but a pair of books “in dynamic and rich conversation with one another across thousands of years,” says Director of the Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts Carrie Brown.


Admissions Blog: The 5 most important things to pack for college

August 9, 2019
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Welcome! All of us at Sweet Briar are excited to greet you when you arrive on campus. As you wrap up your summer, you’re probably looking around your room wondering, “How am I going to take all of this stuff to college?”


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