“Beyond the Guidebook” College Representative Questionnaire
10/11/18 @ 1:35 PM
Name of College:
Name of Representative:
617-333-2210 or cell 617-922-6286
College Web Page:
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?
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.