September 2017

Monthly Admission Email Message

The following message was sent in September 2017. If you’d like to learn more about Hamilton please share your contact information.

Dear Student,

Greetings from the Hamilton College Admission Office! We hope you’ve had a rejuvenating and productive summer, and are writing with news from Hamilton and to let you know about fall visit options. (And if you can’t get here, the next best thing is our Virtual Tour.)

We hope to see you on campus soon!

Sincerely yours,

Peaches Valdes 
Dean of Admission

EssaysThat Worked

College Essays that Worked

Although different in tone and topic, the common thread of all strong college admission essays is that they reveal something that grades, test scores and class rank cannot. Here is a sampling of essays written by successful applicants to Hamilton.

Sharif Shrestha '17

Find Your Voice

Developing the ability to communicate in a clear, organized and effective way is a central goal of a liberal arts education — and a prerequisite for a successful career. That's why we established centers for writing and speaking.

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