The Wildcat Take - Admissions Blog

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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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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
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Making the Most of the Campus Experience During COVID-19

Thursday, January 7, 2021
New vocabulary. New rhythms. New challenges. Avery Laberge ’22 had to adapt to life at UNH this fall. Still, she’s grateful for the time with her peers on the campus she loves. Read More
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New Normal. Same Wildcat Spirit.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Amidst a year defined by change, Jack Kramer ’21 says his experience at UNH made him particularly grateful to be a Wildcat. Here’s how he stayed safe (and connected) in our resilient community. Read More
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6 Ways to Be There for Your Student Applying to College

Friday, December 18, 2020
From completing applications to saying yes to a university, the college admission process can be overwhelming. Current senior Jack Kramer talks about how adults can help the students they care about stay focused on the big picture: they’re going to college. Read More
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Individualized Academic Support Every Step of the Way

Monday, November 16, 2020
Ginny Mercier ’22 talks about the academic resources and programs that helped her level up from high school academics to college-level coursework. Get to know your professors! Reach out for help! Learn time management skills! UNH has your back as you reach your big goals. Read More
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Dream Jobs Start Here

Monday, November 2, 2020
At UNH, there are always opportunities to put your academic experience to work for your career goals. Senior Jake Hewins talks professionalization – and encourages all first-year students to visit the Career and Professional Success office to hit the ground running.  Read More
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Is Early Action the Right Path for You?

Monday, October 26, 2020
Undergraduate admissions counselor Katelyn Connolly provides the scoop on Early Action. Read More
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Finding Myself in Research

Monday, October 12, 2020
As a mathematics education major, Grace couldn’t picture herself in what she thought was the lab coat-required world of academic research. Then, she took a class for pre-service teachers that changed everything. Read More
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Financial Aid 101

Monday, October 5, 2020
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