May 1, 2020
Deposit: Last day to submit deposits to colleges of intent to enroll
College News and Fun Facts: Amherst College
For almost two centuries, Amherst has been educating a talented, diverse student body. Amherst’s historical “firsts” include the world’s first intercollegiate baseball game, the country’s first collegiate athletics program and the nation’s first undergraduate neuroscience program. The first (and so far only) Amherst graduate to serve as president of the United States was Calvin Coolidge, Class of 1895.
- Color: Purple and White
- Mascot: Haven’t decided yet.
- Admit Rate: 12.8% (Class of 2022). Read more
- April 2, 2020
SIGNING IN/SIGNING OUT. Each year, new Dickinsonians gather in front of Old West’s venerable stone steps. Literally etched with history and scuffed by centuries of students, those steps are part of Dickinson’s most important traditions. MERMAID. As Benjamin Latrobe designed … More
- April 1, 2020
The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor has an officially sanctioned Squirrel Club. Its sole purpose? To feed peanuts to squirrels. And it’s not as esoteric as you might think. It has 400 members and counting. School Motto: Artes, Scientia, … More
- March 30, 2020
“The Daily Cannon” is a beloved student tradition of vandalism. A replica of a U.S.S. Constitution cannon, the Tufts Cannon is painted over on a nightly basis with campus event details and even specific messages such as retirement well wishes … More
- March 30, 2020
Rice University has a puppy room dedicated to pet therapy for students during finals. UPenn Law School has set up a similar program with Penny the therapy dog. Except she’s just one dog. Oh, and she’s stuffed. Source. Color: Blue … More