A Very Merry Maryland Crab-filled Retreat

We are back to the daily grind, but as I sit at my desk working on the June communications plan I can’t help but think back to last week’s AHHHHHMAZING Admissions Office Retreat. This year’s retreat took place in Annapolis. Our schedule was comprised of many discussions and meetings, in addition to team building activities/outings….

Why Visiting Colleges is a Great Idea

In the winter of 2010, I was an enthusiastic high school senior eager to embark on what everyone told me would be the most exciting 4(ish)-year journey of my life: college.  My mailbox was constantly overflowing with materials from colleges and universities from all over the country, each one promising that I could find my…

A Rare Moment in the Midst of Fall Travel Craziness

Fall is the season of travel for admissions counselors everywhere. For the St. John’s College admissions counselors it means being on the road almost constantly from early September to mid November! This photo depicts a rare moment on the Santa Fe campus. For less than four hours, all of our admissions counselors were in the office at…