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Happy 90th Birthday, High Point University!

09.15.2014 By: Claudia Mota
Ice cream sundaes on Sunday can mean only one thing — a birthday party! At a Founder’s Day celebration on campus this Sunday, High Point University marked it’s 90th anniversary since it’s doors first opened on September 14, 1924. And we must say, HPU is as timeless as ever. As we look back on the last 90 […]
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There’s no I in Team: Meet the Interns

09.10.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Last week you met us, the Admissions blog team. The HPU Office of Admissions is a full-contact sport, and behind every starting lineup is a full team of talent. Somehow, our hard-working interns juggle full class loads, sports teams, Greek organizations, clubs and other extracurriculars on campus, and still manage to offer us their talents and their time. […]
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Who are we?

09.4.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Our campus is exploding, and so is our blog! We’ve experienced a boom in our blog readership over the past month, and we are so thankful! Our most recent blog analytics show that 25% of our readers are first-time visitors to the blog, and 75% are retuning viewers. So to our new viewers, welcome! And to […]
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#HPUCelebs: 5 people to meet your freshman year

08.18.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
New city, new school, new people. As a High Point University freshman, you’ll be hearing some names thrown around campus, and we’re here to fill you in on what’s what and who’s who before you arrive. In honor of 5 days until #hpu2018 Move-In Day, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 HPU celebrities […]
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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy

By: Taylor Higgins
It may be Monday but we are not singing the blues! Are you happy? We sure are! Today we’re launching our happiness campaign by celebrating 52 weeks of #HighPointHappy. Inspired by the #100HappyDays campaign, our goal is to feature moments of happiness, captured on campus, in the local community, and by our HPU family both […]
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The Freshman Bucket List

08.13.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
In honor of 10 days until move-in, here is a list of 10 freshman must-do’s for the Class of 2018 for your first year at High Point University. 1.     Eat at 1924 Prime Steakhouse (make your reservations here) 2.     Attend a CAT (Campus Activities Team) event. Welcome Home Bingo will take place on move-in weekend, […]
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#HPU2019: Your Application is LIVE!

08.1.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Class of 2019 – congratulations! It’s finally your turn. The application to apply to High Point University for fall 2015 is now LIVE! There are two place to access our application – via our website,, or via the Common App’s website, There are three different application plans available to you: • Early Decision, for those applicants who […]
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1 Week ’til Fall 2015 Application goes Live!

07.24.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
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

07.18.2014 By: Claudia Mota
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!

07.1.2014 By: Claudia Mota
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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