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    Six Tips to Nail Your College Interview, According to Admissions Counselors

    The Admissions Team

    The college interview is one of the best ways for you to get to know a university and for admissions counselors to get to know you, but not every interview at every college will be exactly alike. At St. Lawrence, we're excited to learn more about you, and we hope you're excited to meet us, too!

  2. Tess Downing, wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt, stands with her horse in the barn.

    First Person: Helping to Make a Championship Team Shine

    Tess Downing '24

    If you walk about 15 minutes down the Avenue of the Elms, where the Saddlemire Trail and Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course meet, you will find the Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall.

  3. A student peers into a giant black telescope while astronomer Jeff Miller, wearing a black and gold celestial shirt, grins. Gunnison Memorial chapel is in the background.

    Campus Community Celebrates Historic Total Eclipse of the Quad

    On the afternoon of April 8, 2024, students, faculty, staff, and their family and friends filled the Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad to celebrate St. Lawrence’s unique position within the path of totality, and to experience the total solar eclipse together as a community.

  4. Detailed graphic with the phases of a solar eclipse over a wooded and mountainous landscape. The tagline reads "Gateway to the path of totality. St. Lawrence University." In the foreground, the silhouettes of people looking up at the sky.

    Gateway to the Path of Totality

    We were already pretty sure that St. Lawrence holds a special place in the universe, but with a location that puts us right in the path of totality for the upcoming total solar eclipse, it's like we have approval from the cosmos. To help you prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime event, we've compiled the best stories, resources, and tips from the Laurentian community.

  5. Aileen O'Donoghue and Jeffrey Miller wear brown Saint Lawrence University Gateway to the Path of Totality sweatshirts and stand in a physics lab.

    St. Lawrence Sets its Sights Higher for the Total Eclipse

    Kim Asch

    In case you don’t already share the opinion that our gorgeous North Country campus occupies a special place in the Universe, consider this: St. Lawrence University will be among the fortunate few locations in North America within the “path of totality” during the total solar eclipse on the afternoon of April 8, 2024.

  6. The podium with the first through fifth place winners of the downhill race at the National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships.

    Fearlessness and Finesse: Amanda Vansant ’24 Takes Home a Gold Medal at the National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships

    Olivia White '17

    Amanda Vansant ’24 is perched on her mountain bike at the top of a rugged downhill racecourse in Zirconia, North Carolina. As she prepares to plunge forward and take on the obstacles ahead of her, she reminds herself of the goals she wrote for her debut at the National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships.  

  7. A group of students and faculty members sit and stand behind tables at the Student Organization Fair.

    First Person: Tips and Tricks for Navigating Student Clubs on Campus

    Amara McGowan '26

    “There are over 140 clubs at St. Lawrence!” My Orientation Leader promised me and my fellow first-year students with a cheerful smile.