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.

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
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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
UNH mobile apps

5 Apps To Download This Fall

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
There’s an app to help with just about everything as you transition to college life at UNH – from figuring out what’s for lunch in the dining hall to organizing your academic deadlines. Here are the top five apps Lily Neher ’23 recommends for first-year students. Read More

A More Sustainable Move-In: Q&A with Trash 2 Treasure

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Sustainability is a way of life at UNH, from move-out to move-in. Communication major Lily Neher ’23 talked with the student organization Trash 2 Treasure about setting up your dream campus space with less waste and serious savings. Read More
Tour guide

Thank You, Summer Tour Guides!

Friday, August 20, 2021
Summer’s coming to an end and fall is just around the corner, which means we have some awesome campus tour guides to thank. Meet some of the incredible students who shared their stories and points-of-view this summer as they showed future Wildcats around this campus they love. Read More
UNH admissions counselor

Common Application FAQs with UNH Admissions

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
The 2021-2022 Common Application is live. You have questions. The UNH undergraduate admissions team has answers. Here’s what you need to know to put your best foot forward this fall. Read More