NAME Lauren Tilmont ’16
HOMETOWN Wilmette, Ill.
WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “My parents and my college counselor really encouraged me to make a campus visit while I was seeing other colleges in the area. Once I visited campus, I fell in love with the friendly atmosphere and community. It was a school where I could see both aspects, living and learning, of the college experience.”
ACTIVITIES Ballroom Dance Team, French Club, Mulledy House Council, liturgical ministries and music ministries
WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Meeting new people, exploring the surrounding New England area, and making Holy Cross my new home!”
WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “During my entire admissions process, I found the student blogs to be extremely helpful in giving a sneak peek into what it would be like to be a Holy Cross student. In the end, these blogs factored heavily into my decision; I hope I can help someone else with their decision.”
‘Princeton Review Ranks Holy Cross Among Best Institutions for Undergraduate Education in the Country’
College ranks no. 9 nationally for most accessible professors
The College of the Holy Cross is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, “The Best...07/30/14
‘Holy Cross Ranks No. 53 on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges’
The College of the Holy Cross ranked no. 53 overall and no. 44 among private colleges on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges. Forbes partnered with the Washington,...07/28/14
‘Fiske Guide’ Includes Holy Cross Among ‘Best and Most Interesting’ Colleges
Once again, the College of the Holy Cross has been included in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges.” Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the 2015...