Admissions Office Blog
- April 22, 2015 at 8:53 am
Student needs are always prioritized during the Great College Search. But parents have their own concerns and challenges, too.
- November 20, 2014 at 3:58 pmCarleton's Gould Library, affectionately known as the "Libe," is much more than a study space. Get a look inside in our latest video.
- September 13, 2013 at 8:05 am
Our summer has come to an end. After three months of interviews, tours, mailings, stamp placing, and organizing, we are finished.
- August 12, 2013 at 3:53 pm
The wait is over - the Carleton supplement is now up and running on the Common Application website!
If you have any lingering issues, try the Common App support center and let us know if the problem persists.
Thanks for your patience, good luck with the application process!
- August 8, 2013 at 10:09 am
Applying to Carleton and finding that the Carleton questions and writing supplement aren't yet ready? Common App has not yet finished preparing and publishing our questions - we'll update you as soon as they're available.
In the meantime, relax as best you can whilst attempting college applications, and enjoy any time left in your summer before your last year of school. Good luck with everything, and we hope to see your application soon!
- August 5, 2013 at 2:54 pm
Carleton Admissions will ask you a lot of questions: What classes did you take your junior year? Have you ever visited the town of cows, colleges, and contentment? Why Carleton? But have they ever asked you if you would mind spending a Saturday afternoon with your friends fighting to stay afloat and un-beached on the snaking Cannon River?
- August 2, 2013 at 8:34 am
A reflection on the bumps in the application process.
- July 31, 2013 at 8:07 am
Every Sunday the Fellows go to The Contented Cow for trivia. The most important part of each evening is selecting the best team name.
- July 30, 2013 at 10:17 am
A very common question about Carleton, a small, liberal arts college in southern Minnesota, is, "what can you do with a degree from Carleton?"
Check out this interesting article on Jose Ferriera, a '91 grad who is tackling the issue of imperfections in the educational system head on, and is working to leverage technology to help ameliorate the situation...
- July 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Over the weekend, four Fellows braved the chilly conditions and threat of rain to attend Valleyfair - a classic Minnesota pastime. Our day consisted of roller coasters, spinny rides, bus ride bonding (minus Michael), and funnel cakes.
- July 26, 2013 at 2:57 pm
You all have heard of Carleton - that’s why you’re on this site. Certainly you’ve heard of some quirks or traditions that keep the students motivated and rambunctious. But, have you heard enough about The Man behind the scenes?
- July 24, 2013 at 11:07 am
Marv Rotblatt died on July 16 at the age 85. Rotblatt has been a legend at Carleton for years. There is myth and mystery surrounding his name because of the day-long softball game that takes place each spring term.