Sisters with a Shared Mission


from Marissa Turchi


From left to right: Barnard, Mount Holyoke, Bryn Mawr, Smith, and Wellesley representatives enjoy dinner together.

As I head back to the west coast for my second trip of this travel season, I found myself reminiscing about my last trip here. Earlier this fall, directors, deans, and vice presidents from the Sister Colleges (Bryn Mawr, Barnard, Smith, Mount Holyoke, and Wellesley) traveled together to three cities on the west coast to talk about the benefit of studying at a women’s college with prospective students, families, and counselors.

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To ED or not to ED?

From MArissa Turchi


Are you currently weighing the differences between Early Decision (ED) and Regular Decision (RD)? You’re not alone – this is one of the most common admissions-related discussions for this time of year. I wish I could give you a magic formula, one that simply tells you which decision to select, but I can’t. I can tell you this – there is no right or wrong decision when it comes to going ED or RD. You just have to figure out what option is best for you and your family.

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