Blogs

Why your diverse student should consider the liberal arts

Gretchel Hathaway, Chief Diversity Officer and Coordinator of Title IX weighs in on the benefits of a liberal arts education for multicultural students.

Tips for Essay Writing

Ann Fleming Brown, Director of Admissions, shares her top tips for college essay writing.

How to Prepare for the First Year

Shelly Shinebarger, Director of Student Support Services, discusses ways to assist your student and their families prepare for the next phase of their lives.

Transferring to Union

VP of Admissions and Financial Aid Matt Malatesta discusses Union's transfer process.

Test Scores Optional

Matt Malatesta shares Union's stance on the role standardized testing plays in the admissions process.

Sports at a Liberal Arts College

Jim McLaughlin, Athletics Director, talks about the balance between academics and athletics at Union.

Helping Students and Families Tackle Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid Linda Parker breaks down the financial aid process for counselors, students and their families.

Helping Students Prioritize

Ann Fleming Brown weighs in on the multiple pieces of a college application, and how students should prioritize them.

Need Blind vs. Need Aware

Matt Malatesta discusses the realities of helping families finance college.