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We recommend that you come recommended!

  Greetings and salutations!  It’s October, and that means that you should be well on your way to finishing your application if you are looking to apply early.  Remember, our Early Decision deadline is November 1st and our Early Action deadline is November 8th.  Keep this in mind as you continue working on your application! […]
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Greetings from the road!

  I hope that you are having a great start to your October, and that you are well on your way to completing your application for High Point University.  Just think, this time next year, you could be a member of one of the most extraordinary academic communities in the country!   As you are […]
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Hello future Panthers!

  I wanted to say hi as I travel through New England, meeting with prospective students and their families.  The fall is a busy time for admissions counselors, and I am sure that it is a busy time for you as well.  With everything that goes on during your senior year, you must already have […]
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Welcome Home!

  Aloha! My name is Lars Farabee, and I am one of the Assistant Directors of Admissions here at High Point University.  I am also the new Admissions blogger, and I hope to introduce you to the wonderful opportunities that await you here at HPU! One of those opportunities is experiencing the Move-In Weekend here […]
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People who want to go to class, need to have it

COLLEGE FAIRS : My Advice As an Admissions Counselor*, I represent High Point University at numerous college fairs throughout the country during the fall.  I talk to hundreds of great high school students who have fallen in love with this university just like I have, and they want to be admitted, badly. I find, however, that […]
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North Carolina Weather Lessons

So your dining room/spare bedroom/hallway is packed to the gills with everything for your dorm room-from bedding and towels to irons and trash cans.  Your mom is trying to get you to purge your closet before you move to HPU and your dad is asking pointed questions (at least to the girls) as to why […]
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Greetings future HPU students! My name is Hope Blaylock and I welcome you to my blog—Save Room for Hope (clever, I know)! I am fortunate to be an Admissions Counselor here at High Point University, in the gorgeous Southern oasis that is North Carolina. I travel throughout the country to find YOU—the multi-talented, motivated, intelligent, […]
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