Learn how this St. Olaf College junior weighed her college options and manages the cost.
Stillwater-native Monique Rondeau knew she wanted to go to a small liberal arts college. The first person in her family to go to college, her research into liberal arts colleges in the Midwest put St. Olaf College on her radar. Although affordability was a major consideration, it wasn’t the only factor.
Learn which campuses no longer require ACT or SAT scores as part of the application process.
Three of our member colleges announced this year that they will become to test optional for the incoming fall 2019 class — joining Gustavus Adolphus College, which has been test optional for a number of years. This means that most students applying as undergrads will no longer be required to submit ACT or SAT scores, although they can still do so if they choose.
Read the advice students at three of our colleges would give to incoming college students.
The transition to college is exciting for first-year students, but it can also be stressful. Your student may have a number of unanswered questions or simply be nervous about being on their own. We asked a couple of current students what they thought was important to pass along to the incoming class. Read their responses.