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UVM Is: Ryan Hargraves Takes the UVM Admissions Process to a Holistic Level

When Ryan Hargraves meets with prospective students, he wants to hear how they can contribute to the greater good. Hargraves, Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions at UVM, isn’t just interested in a student’s grades or test scores. He also wants to know what issues students are passionate about and how they’re engaged in their community. […]

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High School Students Benefit from a Summer Academy College Prep Program

UVM Summer Academy is an outstanding, academically challenging 4-week program (2 weeks on-campus, 2 weeks online) for high school students who have completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and are interested in exploring a specific field of study. Summer Academy gives high school students the opportunity to learn what college life is like first-hand while getting a […]

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Getting a Second Chance at College through UVM GAP

Getting into college was much harder than Deniz Sehovic ever anticipated. The child of Bosnian refugees, Deniz always assumed she would get into college without much trouble. She liked her teachers and enjoyed high school, but struggled a bit with her grades early on and found it difficult to concentrate in class. Ultimately, she preferred […]

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More Precollege Program Students are Choosing UVM for Undergraduate Study

UVM was at the top of Ellie Myers’ list during her college search. Still, she had to be sure it was the right school for her. To assure her that UVM was a good fit, Myers enrolled in UVM’s Summer Academy precollege program while still in high school and took classes in engineering and drawing. […]

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Transitioning to College through UVM’s Jump Start Program

Getting a preview of college life made all the difference for Amanda McDonald. Before starting her freshman year last fall, McDonald enrolled in UVM Jump Start, a dynamic summer program that provides UVM incoming first-year students the opportunity to meet faculty and students, experience UVM’s curriculum, and explore campus life. Jump Start is designed to […]

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What’s the Value of a College Degree?

Chris Lucier, Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Vermont, talks about college affordability, Summer University, and why college is still a very good investment. Q: Last month, 80 college presidents – including UVM President Tom Sullivan – gathered at the White House to share their ideas on improving college access and affordability […]

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Summer College Gives High School Students a Head Start

Updated December 18, 2018 High school students or graduates may earn college credit in one or more courses alongside peers and undergraduates. UVM offers entry level courses both on campus and online year round in a variety of subject areas in our pre-college summer programs. UVM’s Summer Academy is a two-week on campus, two-week online […]

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