Small Classes? Big Possibilities.

Posted by Elora Malama West '16

Jan 29, 2015 11:23:28 AM

As someone who was homeschooled from the second grade up until college, I spent almost all my early academic years with small classes and cooperative learning environments. My parents aimed to raise their kids with the understanding that learning is not a chore. Learning is something you do everyday, every hour, all your life. Learning is also something you cannot do primarily alone. It is a collaborative experience, the sharing and re-sharing of ideas and information.

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Activist Elora West ’16 Sparking Interest In Untold Stories

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Jan 27, 2015 3:14:00 PM

Elora West ‘16 is already making a difference in the world. From the dolphin-killing cove of Taiji, Japan to the local humane society, West is using her voice to bring awareness to environmental and animal rights issues. At 21 years old, she currently serves on the advisory board for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) and volunteers at the Chittenden County Humane Society. All while she is a full-time student at Burlington College pursuing a degree in media activism and political studies.



West grew up in a family where her dad worked for the Environmental Protection Agency and family friends included people like Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd.

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Topics: Transfer Students, Media Activism

Students return for spring semester, welcomed by new president Dr. Carol Moore

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Jan 21, 2015 12:15:55 PM

 

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Topics: Campus

Introducing the Stone's Throw Scholarships

Posted by Galen Hench, Director of Admissions

Jan 15, 2015 2:48:00 PM

Students from NH, NY, MA, and Quebec, Canada are eligible for Burlington College's Stone's Throw Scholarships.

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Topics: Admissions

Update on Burlington College Land Deal

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Jan 8, 2015 11:36:16 AM

Burlington College has updated the purchase and sale agreement with developer Eric Farrell, which continues to be on track for a late January 2015 closing. The deal is moving forward smoothly with no forseen obstacles.

This revised purchase and sale agreement builds on the prior agreement. Of the 33 acres of property currently owned, the College will retain 6 acres with Farrell purchasing the balance. Two acres of the property will remain undeveloped and open to the public, in addition to an easement alllowing access to the beach from the northern boundary of the property. A non-refundable upfront payment of $150,000 has already been made by Farrell as a part of this agreement.

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Topics: Community Engagement

Writing Your Personal Statement

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Dec 11, 2014 10:55:00 AM

Burlington College's application process is highly personalized and holistic. We treat students as individuals—individuals with important contributions to make to the intellectual spirit of the college community. Working in small discussion-centered classes, generally of between eight and fifteen members, students come to know each other and themselves—well. As part of this process, you will need to complete a personal statement.

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Topics: Transfer Students, Admissions

Board of Trustees Appoint Dr. Carol Moore as Interim President

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Dec 5, 2014 10:17:00 AM

The Burlington College Board of Trustees announced Dr. Carol Moore as Interim President this morning. The Board and Dr. Moore met with faculty, staff, and students in a town hall meeting. 

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Topics: Campus, President's Office

Burlington Area Home To The Quirky and Creative

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Dec 5, 2014 9:11:00 AM

Burlington College is home to creative, independent, and curious students. Whatever your interest — Burlington has got you covered! World class museums, performance venues that host musicians and comedians from around the world, scenic locations for hiking, biking, skiing, kayaking and walking — we've got it all, including some truly unique and memorable places and events.

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Topics: Campus, Admissions

Burlington College Students Open Show at Arts Alive Gallery

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Nov 25, 2014 8:29:00 AM

From December 1-7, the Burlington College students who went on the Travel+Learn Berlin trip this October, will display their artwork inspired by the experience at the Arts Alive Gallery at Union Station in Burlington.

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Topics: Community Engagement, Study Abroad, Fine Arts

Wondering How to Ace Your Admissions Interview?

Posted by Galen Hench, Director of Admissions

Nov 21, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Are you coming for an admissions interview at Burlington College? Want to prepare for the interview with an admissions counselor? Review the topics below and practice answering questions with a family member or friend prior to coming to Burlington College for your interview.

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Topics: Transfer Students, Admissions

Burlington College

Burlington College is a small, creative, private liberal arts institution located in Burlington, Vermont. Located on the shore of Lake Champlain, the College has been recognized as having the most free-spirited students in one of the healthiest states in the country.

The College offers Associate, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as an Individualized Master’s degree program, and several professional certificate programs.

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