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Spring Transfers Ready for Round Two

Drew Edmonds February 6, 2014

All first-year students leave something behind when they come to Whitman College–– home, friends, routines––but students transferring from other colleges mid-year get to say those goodbyes twice. Restarting...

Admission Accepts Fewer Transfer Students This Spring

Anna Zheng February 6, 2014

This spring, Whitman welcomed one first-time student and six transfers, a decrease from the 12 students admitted at the start of last spring. Though the number of admitted students in the spring may vary...

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Jan-starts overcome awkward transition, find community

Kinsey White February 2, 2012

For first-year Whitman students starting their college experience in January, the transition, although difficult, is overwhelmingly fulfilling according to a variety of Jan-starts. The class of 2015...

Gap semester travelers bring fresh perspective to campus

Molly Emmett February 2, 2012

For many first-year students, last semester was highlighted by discussions about Odysseus and IM football, but a handful of first-years spent it traveling to exotic destinations and learning in alternative...

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