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What’s a Fellow?

A big part of senior year will be my role as a Senior Admission Fellow in the Office of Admission. After an application and interview process this spring, I received word around finals week that I had been selected as one of six students for this internship.

Fellows are PC seniors who conduct non-evaluative personal interviews of prospective students. Interviews at PC are not required for admission; instead, they are optional, informational interviews where students and counselors (or Fellows) discuss the applicant’s interest in PC and answer any questions that come up. All Fellows attend several training sessions with the admission staff in August prior to starting interviews in September.

We submit interview summaries to the students’ respective counselors as well as follow up with each student after the interview. The six of us will also be attending local college fairs, working large-scale admission events like Open House, and observing the Committee on Admission——where final admission decisions are made——later this semester.

During Fall 2014, I will be doing five interviews [Continue reading]

Time Flies

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I can’t believe I’m writing this, but three weeks from now is the beginning of my senior year at Providence College. Time flies when you’re having fun, they say. Since my last post was a distant 3.5 months ago, here is an update on what I’ve been … [Continue reading]

BOP Presents: Clam Jam 2014

Clam chowder, clams, corn on the cob, grilled veggies, and potato salad, along with burgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken farther down the table. For $3, you can't beat it.

On Friday, April 25th, BOP held its annual Clam Jam on Slavin Lawn. This traditional end of the year BBQ/fair/hangout is  one of BOP's biggest events of the school year. Thanks to the Social Committee comprised of Meg Reidy '14, Kelly Allen '14, … [Continue reading]

Family Day is here!

If you are an accepted student in the Class of 2018, please join us this Saturday, April 12th, for PC’s annual Family Day! This is an excellent opportunity to see all that PC has to offer as you make your final decision for college. With the May 1st … [Continue reading]

New Students, New Board

Somewhere in this box are the 20-ish new students we will be selecting for BOP '14-'15!

First, congratulations to all the new members of the Class of 2018! I hope you enjoyed receiving a big envelope in the mail and that you'll consider Providence College for the next four years. This post is dedicated to some big updates from … [Continue reading]

The 2014 PC Spring Concert is…

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 At long last, it's official. The popular EDM group ("electronic dance music," Mom and Dad) Krewella will be coming to Providence College on Monday, April 28, 2014, in the Peterson Recreation Center with the opening act Radical Something. BOP's … [Continue reading]

Happy Spring Break!

I just wanted to take the time to wish everyone at PC a relaxing spring break. Whether you are taking some time off to catch up on sleep and homework (me), traveling abroad on a immersion trip or with the Honors Program, heading to New Orleans with … [Continue reading]

The Providence Place Mall

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One of the perks of PC is its proximity to the Providence Place Mall, a huge shopping center just ten minutes from campus via the RIPTA public bus. There are over 150 stores on three massive floors------see the photo below to get a sense of the size. … [Continue reading]

Technology at PC

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Although this post will not appear on my blog until the weekend, I am currently writing it during the third snow day of the semester------unprecedented in my short time at PC. Just a fun fact to start with. Anyway, the topic of this post comes from … [Continue reading]

PC Vantage Points

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Providence College Vantage Points is a new feature of the PC website that showcases the best of what the college has to offer. Since the completion of the Ruane Center, the new Campus Green on Slavin Lawn, and the launch of the revised Core … [Continue reading]

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