The Common Application is Live

We Admit It! It’s hard to believe that another application cycle, is upon us, at least technically speaking. Over the weekend, the 2015-2016 Common

Paddle Trip Report 2 – Across the Piedmont and Fall Zone

At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in

A Lesser Known Admission Committee Talent — Kickball

We Admit It! We think W&M is a pretty special place (not that we’re biased or anything). There are so many ways in which

Welcome to Fiji

For the next month, I’ll be studying invasive species management in Fiji on a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Follow along with the journey at

Leaving the Comfort Zone: My Extracurricular Experience

Any William & Mary student can confirm, you can’t go through your four years here without getting involved in some sort of completely new

Paddle Trip Report 1 – Through the Foothills

We successfully completed our 8-day paddle trip from the foothills of the Blue Ridge to Williamsburg. It was all the adventure I’d hoped for.

“Not All Who Wander Are Lost”

This summer I got to check off something off my bucket list, and get class credit.  For five weeks I studied abroad in India.

Who needs analysis?

I talked recently with a parent, who, quite understandably, did not comprehend the murky world of determining how the federal government (and the aid

The Franklin Project and William & Mary — Civic Leadership for the 21st Century

Recently I walked the Laurel Falls Trail in majestic Great Smoky Mountains. In awe of the landscape and enamored with the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project,