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My own college rejection story

Kat Swantak
Kat Swantak, Assistant Dean of Admission

 

Now that our office is busy at work sending out decisions, I couldn’t help but remember my devastating college rejection story.

Way back when, I applied Early Decision to a Particular Highly Selective Liberal Arts College Which Shall Remain Nameless thinking, “Ooo! This will definitely help me get in since I’m committing so early. They’ll definitely notice my demonstrated interest!” Yeah…it doesn’t really work like that, Kat.

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COVID-19 makes us #JuniataStrong

Kat Swantak
Kat Swantak, Assistant Dean of Admission

First, and most importantly, how are you? There’s no question the pandemic that the Coronavirus has caused is affecting us all in so many ways, too many actually. You might be a student going through their college search, a parent of a college-bound student, or anyone involved in higher education really.

All across the country, colleges are handling COVID-19 in different ways and it’s hard to keep track of them all. Heck, it’s hard for us too and we even work at a college! Some schools are closed, others aren’t. Some have moved to virtual classes for the remainder of the semester, some aren’t. Some have shut down visits to campus, and you guessed it, others aren’t.

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