SLC Admission Blog

It happened again today … sitting in my 9 a.m. lecture. Sure, I was listening to Jamee (my professor … they usually go by their first names here) attentively—scribbling and scribbling and scribbling away his profound commentary in my notebook—but visions of a breakfast sandwich kept making their way into my thoughts. I mean, legal and economic critique of Imperialism is great in the morning, but not better than a breakfast sandwich. I think we can all agree, right? And alright … you caught me … I did make the mistake of choosing “snooze” over “eat” this morning…

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Finding Your Favorite Study Spot: Library Edition

A whole new world awaits you at Sarah Lawrence College. It holds so many things, from joining clubs to participating in performances, and from great, new friends you’ll meet to invaluable relationships with our faculty and staff…and lots and lots of studying! Yes, you did come to college to learn, and getting the most out of your Sarah Lawrence education means hitting the books for, let’s be honest, a good portion of your week.

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Sweet Potatoes and Yams or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cross-Disciplinary Work

My first year at Sarah Lawrence, I had the opportunity to begin taking courses through the Women’s History Graduate Program (the first in the country!). That year, I was very concerned about making sure I had a “well-rounded” liberal arts education, which meant (to me) taking a multidisciplinary approach. To do this, I took classes in many wildly different disciplines—poetry writing, economics, and chemistry. I had a background in studying history at the college level through AP courses and thought maybe I should take some time off and explore new things.

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Birds of Sarah Lawrence

Walking back from Fleetwood’s train station the other day, I stumbled across the absolute chubbiest pigeon I’ve ever seen. I couldn’t stop laughing and I wasn’t sure why ... wait - don’t abandon this post just yet!

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Top 5 Books About the College Experience

In literature, like other areas of pop culture (TV shows, movies, etc.) both high school and early adulthood are well-documented. However, the college years are often talked about much less, even though they are arguably the most fun, free, and socially and intellectually stimulating time of your life.

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Why Sarah Lawrence?

You’re probably familiar with this question from parents, guidance counselors, or maybe even your peers going through the same process: Why Sarah Lawrence? I always think it’s helpful to hear another person’s reasons, so I end all my tours by sharing my own answer.

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Do I Need Facebook for SLC?

We get a lot of questions on tours about social media on campus. One that has come up recently is “Do you think it is important to have a Facebook account?”

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I'm admitted!! (... Now what??)

Kevin McKenna, Dean of Enrollment

If you visited Sarah Lawrence College prior to being admitted, you may have heard me give one of my favorite “helpful” predictions: “If you think applying to college is stressful, just wait until you’re admitted to all these great schools you’re looking at and you have to choose one of them!” Few students believe me at the time, and the prediction usually elicits nothing more than nervous smiles along with a few disbelieving shakes of the head.

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