The latest to-do/decision for Anthony is to rank his preference of residence halls at Merrimack. Our only suggestion was to try to get a few different opinions from current students. The Resident Assistants (R.A.’s) are great and are available to help. If you have any questions regarding dorm information, check the Merrimack website or call Residence Life (978-837-5507) for assistance. Another factor in the housing experience is living with a roommate. That is a personal choice. Some students prefer to live with someone they know while others are…Read More »
Attention parents of high school sophomores and juniors! Merrimack College is hosting the Spring 2012 New England Association of Admission Counselors (NEACAC) College Fair, showcasing over 200 colleges and universities from New England, The United States and Canada. Check out the full list of schools attending. NEACAC is the number one resource in New England for college admissions professionals.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Two sessions: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Volpe Athletic Center
Various schools will attend the morning session from 9 – 11 a.m.; local students and parents are encouraged to attend the evening session from 7 – 9 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact Admissions Counselor Carolyn…Read More »
The Accepted Student Reception at Merrimack was both informative and enjoyable. Although it was easier to travel around the campus because we were familiar with our surroundings, I still found myself fixated on Anthony’s reaction throughout the day- the same way I fixated four years ago when we attended the reception with Marc. What I noticed both times was a sense of calm and comfort which made me happy because although I loved many qualities of Merrimack I hoped they would notice those same qualities without me mentioning them first.
When we sat in the Rogers Center listening to the speakers – Anthony was attentive and when I suggested we sit in on one of the academic sampler classes I…Read More »
Whether it is big or small, not a day goes by that we are not faced with making a decision or two. Now that the majority of seniors have some idea of the post-graduate plans, it is important to start the planning process. Assuming that appropriate research has been done, maybe you’ve taken a tour, shadowed a class or even had the opportunity to enjoy an overnight stay; all this information should be helpful in deciding your future plans.
As I have mentioned previously, it is okay to get a second opinion, collaborate, have fun in the decision making process. This should be an exciting time for you and your child. I am not saying that it will be stress…Read More »