The Purple Umbrella

Can’t get no SAT-isfaction

The time of year is upon us once more. Fall. Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Sweaters. Boots. School. And oh, the SAT test. As the deadlines for Early Decision and Early Action application to High Point University are rapidly approaching, it is vital for the class of 2015 to get their SAT scores in ASAP. And for the […]

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6 Apps to Keep Your Life in Check

Phones come and go, but apps are forever. Whether you are eagerly anticipating the release of the iPhone 6 today, have already decided what you love and hate about iOS 8 operating system, or are sticking it out with ol’ faithful until your contract ends, there is one thing we all share equal opportunity in: apps. […]

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There’s no I in Team: Meet the Interns

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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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Panther Cubs

Get ready for #RoyalBaby Fever: Round 2 – George is going to be a big brother! With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s announcement of the coming arrival of their second child, we’d like to share some of our youngest, and by far cutest, Panther fans that make us #HighPointHappy!        Ford Ramsay, […]

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Who are we?

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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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy: Best of [HPU] Summer 2014

      As we celebrate Labor Day today, the time has come for us to start saying our goodbyes to Summer 2014. This being said, it’s fitting that we celebrate the third week of our 52 weeks of #HighPointHappy by commemorating Summer 2014.    Our Summer-2014-In-Review brings you the top 10 stories and images […]

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The Hidden Menu

You’ve heard the rumors of #HackTheMenu, or maybe the Starbucks secret menu. Are these secret items all urban legend, or just plain excellent customer service? After polling a group of HPU students, we are taking you behind the scenes and uncovering some of the “Hidden Menu” items at every dining location on campus, both created […]

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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: The Return of Students & PS Lattes

It’s week 2 of #HighPointHappy, and we’ve got 2 reasons to celebrate: Reason #1: Students are back on campus! Despite all of the beauty and pristine of our campus, it’s just not the same without you all here. It is you, the students, who bring our campus to life, and we are so glad you’re back! […]

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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy

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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Top 18 dorm essentials no one tells you about

HPU Class of 2018: August has come – the month of move-in, and you’re probably taking your highly anticipated shopping spree to Target or Bad Bath & Beyond for your soon-to-be home! Amidst picking your new bed set and wall décor, there are things college students often forget until it’s time to hang all your […]

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#HPU2019: Your Application is LIVE!

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, www.highpoint.edu/apply, or via the Common App’s website, www.commonapp.org. There are three different application plans available to you: • Early Decision, for those applicants who […]

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Summer in the Southern Hemisphere

by Kara Benkovich You could call it the summer of a lifetime. For me, this summer is sure to be one I won’t soon forget, as I will be embarking on not one, but two dynamic international Study Abroad trips to the Amazon of South America and the ancient splendor of Athens, Greece. As I […]

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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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Alumni Success Series – Johnathan Jones

Hey everyone, meet Johnathan Jones. He graduated in 2013 with a B.S. in entrepreneurship and a minor in Communication. Currently, Johnathan is the Director of Technology and Facility at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center in Nashville, TN! “Everyone starts to think about life past graduation at some point. For some, its well before they start there college […]

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Food Friday! “The Point”

We’re nearing the end of our Food Friday series. Kara has loved getting to sip, snack and show you why she loves all the dining options around HPU’s campus! Today she’s taking you on a sporty adventure to The Point!

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