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High Point University's Presidential Scholarship Program

12.8.2009 By: Claudia Mota
      By the time most of you read this, you will have already received your acceptance packet to High Point University– Congratulations!  HPU students experience a rigorous academic environment founded on traditions of high achievement, active involvement and holistic education, and we’re excited that you’ve chosen to contribute to that! Hopefully, you’ve heard about […]
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It’s That Time of Year

10.2.2009 By: Hillary Kokajko
Parents, October is upon us; how the time flies!  I’m sure many of you are having similar thoughts-is my child really old enough to go to college and are they ready?  The answers are yes and maybe, which begs the question: what should you be doing now to prepare your son or daughter for college? […]
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People who want to go to class, need to have it

09.30.2009 By: Claudia Mota
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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Moving to College

08.8.2009 By: Hillary Kokajko
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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North Carolina Weather Lessons

08.6.2009 By: Claudia Mota
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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I'm Moving to College…What Should I Pack?!

07.1.2009 By: Claudia Mota
Well, my friends, I am here to help.  I moved to college six years ago and while working at High Point University, I have seen LOTS of other students move to college as well.  You might even call me a College Packing Expert! … Or something like that… I’ve divided this list into a few […]
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I’m Moving to College…What Should I Pack?!

By: Claudia Mota
Well, my friends, I am here to help.  I moved to college six years ago and while working at High Point University, I have seen LOTS of other students move to college as well.  You might even call me a College Packing Expert! … Or something like that… I’ve divided this list into a few […]
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Dad’s Top Ten Tips for College Success

06.30.2009 By: Hillary Kokajko
Greetings parents!  Many of you were in attendance for Early Registration this past weekend, where I read a list of tips I gave to my daughter when she left for college.  As promised, I’m sharing it with you here in The Wrenn Room.  I encourage you to share this list with your son or daughter, […]
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College Prep 101: Tips for Parents

06.26.2009 By: Hillary Kokajko
The following was written by the incredibly experienced, caring and talented Counseling Services staff here at High Point University.  As my wife and I watch our third child go to college this fall, we  have found suggestions like these to be very helpful in the midst of such big life changes.  I hope you will […]
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05.29.2009 By: Hillary Kokajko
Well folks, summer is upon us!  At High Point University, students have completed another successful year and are off spending the summer completing internships, conducting research and having a little fun too! Each year on the last day of classes at HPU, we throw a huge celebration for our students called PantherPalooza.  This year, Gavin […]
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