During the research and review of potential colleges that may be a best fit for a high school student, we find that they oftentimes will not have the opportunity to connect with those who have 'been there, done that' - the alumni of the school.
In the effort to bring visibility to the thoughts that many alums have on their college days - be in about the campus, the programs, athletics, or even their routines - we've started Top 5 Takeaways, a weekly blog created to educate, inspire, and prepare students who are deciding what college may be best for them. Our interviewed guests will touch on everything from academics to campus-life, from dining hall food to moving across the country. This is meant to be an authentic and true narrative - as guests can write not only about what they want, but can piece content together how they want - with no motives other than to showcase their real thoughts on real experiences. This is information that aims to serve a number of high school students across the country.
We start with a graduate of the University of Vermont (Burlington, VT) - Charles M. '07. His Top 5 Takeaways are:
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LAC - Founder/Director
Founder - The College Essay Captain, and featured guest blogger here for LAC. It's her mission to inspire people to tell empowering stories.