The Wildcat Take - Admissions Blog


The Wildcat Take

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How do I know if a major’s right for me? Will I feel at home here? How will college change me? Our blog series invites current students to share what they wish they’d known when they were in your shoes. They’ve lived through your questions. Here are the experiences that helped them forge their own answers.

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Mobile App Admissions Blog

Monday, April 12, 2021
Undergraduate admissions tour guide Laura Clancy ’21 explains how the UNH mobile app is like an insider’s guide to life as a Wildcat. From bus routes to dining hall menus, the app provides everything you need to picture yourself at UNH – and eventually call it home. Read More
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Why You Should Commit to UNH

Monday, April 5, 2021
As high school seniors make big college decisions ahead of the May 1 enrollment deadline, one of our undergraduate admissions tour guides, Avery Laberge ’22, shares her top five reasons to say yes to UNH – ok, make it six.   Read More
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Becoming a Teacher

Monday, March 29, 2021
Every step of Grace Morelli’s UNH education has brought her closer to her dream career: teaching elementary mathematics. Now a senior, she’s taking courses for her accelerated master’s and preparing for her fifth-year internship placement in a local school. Read More
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The Hamel Scholar Program

Monday, March 22, 2021
Interested in the honors program or prestigious Hamel Scholarship? Senior communication sciences and disorders major Madison Smith shares how both programs helped to shape (and inspire) her UNH journey.   Read More
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Granite Guarantee

Monday, March 15, 2021
The Granite Guarantee is a financial aid program that makes college possible for qualified New Hampshire students by covering the cost of tuition for up to four years. Read More
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What Will You Discover?

Monday, March 8, 2021
Neuroscience student Nicole Oberholtzer, '21 found that the flexibility of UNH’s Discovery Program helped her to step outside her academic comfort zone while staying on track with her major requirements. As a result, she tapped into a new love for film –and propelled her sustainability mission. Read More
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New Goals

Monday, February 8, 2021
As a freshman at the University of New Hampshire, Nicole Oberholtzer didn’t want to leave behind her lifelong love of lacrosse. However, she also wanted to thrive in her rigorous pre-med coursework and pursue new opportunities. When she spotted the table for women’s club lacrosse at U-Day, she found her path –and her team. Read More
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No Car? No Worries.

Friday, February 5, 2021
Senior Grace Morelli talks about how you can make the most of UNH’s middle-of-everywhere location without a car. With our own Amtrak station right on campus, the largest public transit system in the state, and a range of additional options like Zipcar, it is super easy to get where you’re going and explore the incredible New England region Wildcats call home. Read More
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A Tour Guide’s Top Housing FAQs

Monday, January 18, 2021
It’s no surprise that tour guides get a lot of questions about housing when they share their favorite campus with prospective students: this is where you’ll live. Here are answers to some of the ones they field most often, from what dorm-life is like during a typical semester to how it’s adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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Proud to be a Wildcat

Monday, January 11, 2021
For business student Avery Laberge ’22, the decision to transfer to UNH her sophomore year was an easy one: here is where she’s meant to be. Read More