The Purple Umbrella

1 Week ’til Fall 2015 Application goes Live!

It’s almost time – only one week until the application for Fall 2015 admission to High Point University is LIVE. Even better news – for the first time, we are on the CommonApp website! What does this mean for you as a college-bound senior with time-consuming applications, forms, transcripts and essays to complete? It means […]

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Phil’s Roadmap for a Successful Senior Year

With senior year right around the corner, you may start to feel that familiar twinge of anxiety as the time to choose your dream school is rapidly approaching. While summer should definitely be a time to decompress, there are some important factors to keep in mind. Yes, it’s summer, but the best way to feel […]

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Meet Phil!

Greetings and salutations from HPU, As I’ll be one of the new faces behind the Admissions Blog, I wanted to take the time to briefly introduce myself. While many of you may know me as the counselor covering Washington DC and Western Maryland, I am also here to help you connect with the surrounding community […]

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HPU is everywhere!

Aloha future Panthers! I am finally back in the office after six weeks on the road.  I had a wonderful time meeting with many fantastic students and families, all of whom are hoping to join our amazing community here at High Point University.  A few quick things that I learned: I am not meant to […]

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This weekend, more than 360 student in 20 different academic disciplines from 18 institutions in the South will be on the High Point University campus for the 6th Annual Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium (BigSURS). The BigSURS provides a forum for undergraduates to share their research and findings through posters, presentations, performances, and works of […]

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Last Wednesday, High Point University welcomed bestselling author and marketing pioneer Seth Godin as the headline of the Spring Cultural Enrichment Series. University president, Dr. Nido Qubein had a Q & A with Godin that is planned to air on UNC-TV later this month. Then Godin addressed students, faculty, staff and other guests in a lecture. Godin, […]

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  Even though most of the students are traveling for spring break, High Point University still has a lot of excitement going on! As Jason mentioned in his post earlier this week, we have many students doing alternative spring breaks as well as other extraordinary things.   Some exciting news this week–parents of our current […]

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    A project created by High Point University senior, Emma Newell, could soon be found in dorm rooms across the country. The interior design major won a competition for a double armoire design presented to furniture retailer FOB. The senior will get a design credit when the piece goes on sale.   For more […]

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  High Point University started the week celebrating Presidents’ Day! George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt all grace the Kester International Promenade as a daily celebration of America’s great leaders and to inspire students to do great things.     On Tuesday, the Department of Music presented the First-Annual Kaleidoscope Concert. The […]

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Happy New Year!

  Greetings from High Point University! I hope that you and your family enjoyed the holiday season.  Can you believe that it’s 2013?!   The admissions committee at High Point University has started making decisions, which means that letters have already started hitting the mail.   In this post, I wanted to discuss our Wait List, […]

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Introducing Mayeesa

  Just two more days! I can’t believe how quickly move in day came! It seems like I was just filling out college applications yesterday and now here I am about to start my first semester at High Point University.   But before I go getting all sentimental, I should probably introduce myself.   My […]

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