The Purple Umbrella

Parent to Parent: Top 10 Tips for Success in College

Wow, parents, can you believe in just a few months we’ll be helping you unload carfuls of dorm supplies, cool purple stuff and welcoming your pride and joy to his or her new college home? As you consider this time of transition, it might be helpful to take some time over the summer one-on-one to […]

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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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It’s already time for next year?

So it’s really here… I cannot believe there are 1210 new students at High Point this year! Just a couple of years ago, I graduated with fewer than 400 in my class! After a year of hard work from both ends, High Point brought in its biggest and best class so far. It’s been a […]

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Moving to College

Like your children, I’m sure you all are looking forward to Freshmen Move-In with excitement and anticipation-and perhaps a bit of trepidation.  At High Point University, we understand that move-in day marks the beginning of a huge transition, both for your student and your family.  As such, the day itself is incredibly important but can […]

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