The Connecticut College Office of Admission realizes the important role that guidance counselors play in their students' college search process.
We hope these links prove helpful to you and the students you serve as you navigate the process together.
Meet the Admission Committee »
Our Admission Committee members travel all over, interview students and read their applications.
Meet our student interviewers »
They're known as Meet the Admission Fellows. Read and pass along their "interview tips" for students.
Tips for college counselors and applicants »
In The New York Times "The Choice" blog, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Martha C. Merrill '84 offers advice on the admission process:
- "What (Not) to Ask on a Campus Tour" (April, 2013)
- "A Dean's Advice to Seniors: Don't Slack Off" (February, 2012)
- "Scholarship Advice From Inside the Financial Aid Office" (February, 2011)
- "Note to Applicants: Admissions Officers Read What Your Teachers Say" (October, 2010)
- "Now That the Application Is In, What's a Parent To Do?" (January, 2010)
- "An Admissions Dean Offers Advice on Writing a College Essay" (June, 2009)
Connecticut College on the road »
See when members of the Admission Committee may be visiting a city near you, whether in the U.S. or abroad.
A new science center has opened »
The renovation and expansion of New London Hall in excess of $25 million has transformed the historic building into a state-of-the-art home for the life sciences and computer science. Our Science Leaders program offers enhanced financial and academic assistance to women and minority students interested in the sciences.
Admission statistics »
See the statistics for the most recent admitted class.
Essays that Worked »
Read outstanding essays of real Connecticut College applicants who were accepted and later matriculated to the College.
Standardized test policy »
Learn more about our approach to standardized testing.
Getting value from your college pick »
Advice from Connecticut College President Lee Higdon to parents and students on their college search: how to find the best fit with the best education and the best value in this challenging economy. Here are questions to ask to determine the quality and value of a specific college’s education experience.