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Admit It! Starting your college application early is likely something you’ve told yourself you’ll do before the summer ends. Well, starting today you have

The Saddest Affair: A Geologic Perspective on the Battle of the Crater, U.S. Civil War

One hundred and fifty years ago this week a terrible and pernicious battle was fought at Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War. In

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

Admit It! No one likes standardized testing. None of you wake up on a Saturday morning and think to yourself, what I’d really love

Summer Research: Stories from the Microscope

The Buckmarlson Banshees have spent much of the past seven weeks in the field working to understand the geology of the eastern Blue Ridge

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We Admit It! We always feel like this blog covers a lot but know that you all, our readers, have more and more questions

Final Waitlist Update

Admit It! You’re either eager for more waitlist updates or tired of them. There’s usually not a middle ground. We just wanted to post

On-Campus Interviews for Rising High School Seniors

We Admit It!  We get pretty psyched for interview season to begin.  It means each day throughout the summer, when the campus itself is

Summer Research: Introducing the Buckmarlson Banshees

Try to find Buckmarlson on a map and you won’t have much luck.  It’s the newly created place name for our field area in

Freshman Waitlist Update

We Admit It!  Negotiating the waitlist is far from a precise process.  At this point, our incoming freshman class is full but we do