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.

Students on T-Hall lawn

What Are You Thankful For?

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
It’s a thankful time of year! The UNH social media team shares what Wildcats are especially grateful for this November. Read More
UNH Dining stir fry station

Your Guide to UNH Dining

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Dining at UNH is delicious, convenient and sustainable. Dance and communication double major Lily Neher ’23 talks stir fry stations, all-day breakfast and her favorite caffeinated study spots in her UNH dining guide. Read More
Hamel Scholars

UNH Scholarships That Change Lives

Monday, November 15, 2021
Lily Neher ’23 talks to current Wildcats about the incredible opportunities they’ve had through some of UNH’s signature scholarship programs. Interested in putting your best foot forward? Many of these programs recommend applying by the Early Action deadline for priority consideration. Read More
Sustainability event

How Wildcats Go Green

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
UNH is a top school for sustainability because it’s in everything we do, from how we eat to how we network. Communication major Lily Neher ’23 talks with some of many passionate individuals helping UNH meet its bold sustainability goals – and build a planet that works better for everyone. Read More
El McLaughlin '24

Networking Her Way Home

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Starting college during a pandemic made marketing major El McLaughlin ’24 rethink what she knew about networking. When the Paul College peer mentorship program inspired her to reach out and connect – even during a challenging time – more doors opened than she could have possibly predicted. Read More
UNH campus in fall

How Transfer Students Find Their Place at UNH

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Lily Neher ’23 talks about the transfer student experience at UNH with two proud transfer Wildcats. Learn more about community, belonging and, of course, the transfer application process. You can do this! Read More
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Financial Aid 101

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Our Financial Aid office walks you through the process of completing and submitting your free application for Federal Student Aid. 84% of first-year UNH students receive financial assistance. Read More
Katelyn Connolly, UNH Admissions

Is Early Action the Right Path for You?

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Undergraduate admissions counselor Katelyn Connolly provides the scoop on Early Action. Read More
UDay 2021

What Student Orgs Will You Join?

Thursday, September 30, 2021
250+ student organizations. This beautiful campus. A perfect fall day. That’s University Day – or UDay – in a nutshell, and current Wildcats will tell you it’s the best starting point for getting involved. This year, Lily Neher ‘23 spoke with some of UNH’s clubs about what makes them unique – and what it’s like to belong. Read More
UNH campus

How to Pick Your Major

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Maybe you’ve known what you wanted to major in college since elementary school. Maybe you thought you knew what you wanted to study, but you just took a class that opened new doors. Maybe you are just excited about being able to take lots of interesting classes your first year at college. One of the best things about UNH is that we’re a great environment for students ready to hit the ground running in their dream major – and those dreaming about academic exploration. Dance and communication double major Lily Neher ’23 explains. Read More