“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire

Date:

10/11/18 @ 1:35 PM

Name of College:

Curry College

Name of Representative:

George Garcia

Email Address:

ggarcia@curry.edu

Phone Number:

617-333-2210 or cell 617-922-6286

College Web Page:

www.curry.edu

Please give some examples of high profile events

held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

Boston Herald writer Sean Lahey spoke to our Sports Journalism class.

Alum and Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup

Tricia Downing spoke to our students

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?

New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

New Science Building (SILC) hoping to be completed by Spring of 2019

“No room for hate” campaign

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

“Best of Both Worlds” quiet suburban town located 20 minutes outside of the City of Boston

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

7 Miles to Boston

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

1 hour drive

What are your most popular majors?

Nursing, Business, Communications, Education and Criminal Justice

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Out of school time education, Public Health Management, Accounting, Math Education, Forensic Science

What majors are you hoping to grow?

Accounting, Business, Math Education, Health Sciences, Forensic Science

Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?

It does not. We will help the student in deciding what exactly interests them

Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?

Additional scholarship awarded to students who are admitted during the Early Action period. Deadline Dec 1

If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Recommended. Admission Counselor on campus

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?

Yes

What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?

Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?

The connections you make at Curry are amazing. You never know who you will meet.