Admission Team Works From Home, Welcomes Virtual Connections

Admission Team Working from Home

It’s been over a month since K’s Office of Admission team has started working remotely; employees have been busy helping students, talking to parents and setting up the best virtual visit experience possible. Just like everyone else, K’s admission counselors have been adjusting to this new normal. Jacob Elliott, one of the newest admission counselors […]

K Admission is Committed to Flexibility

Dear Future Hornets, Over the past several weeks, our admission team has been impressed by the resiliency of our K community and our applicants. For me, these uncertain times have highlighted the strength and compassion of our community, and repeatedly demonstrated what I’ve always told prospective students: At K, we take care of each other. […]

Future Hornets: Find Community at K

Suzanne Lepley with former K student

Dear Future Hornets, Every day at approximately the same time, I receive a photo or video of a two-year-old in Oakland, California. Each time, the glinting smile of a bubbling toddler lifts my spirits tremendously. She’s the daughter of two Kalamazoo College alumni, Becca ’06 and Matt ’02. I have known Becca since she first […]

Visits Take Virtual Turn; Application Process Continues

Virtual Campus Tours Suzanne Lepley

As the Director of Admission at Kalamazoo College, I like to remind prospective students that they’re in the driver’s seat of the admission process. It’s a metaphor that works, because a lot of the time, K’s admission counselors are along for the ride; we enjoy pointing out the sights, sounds and highlights of our beautiful […]

Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 and Admission

What is the current status of COVID-19 at K? Please see the most up-to-date information. What are virtual visit options? We’re happy to meet you and discuss your place at K. Please reach out to schedule a video chat, phone, text or email conversation. Take a virtual tour to explore photos and videos of our […]

Should I Apply Early Decision to K?

Early Decision at Kalamazoo College_Facebook

You’ve done your research, visited campuses and polished your high school resume. You’re ready for a college that offers rigorous academics, amazing study abroad opportunities and a wealth of experiential learning opportunities in addition to small class sizes and a beautiful campus! Your heart is set on K. If you know Kalamazoo College is your […]

How I Found the Right Advisor

Leah Tood Advisor Blog Post

Before college, I heard that I needed to find a good advisor. Someone who could guide me through my classes and prepare me for life afterward. Kalamazoo College assigns every first-year student an advisor when you come into school, in conjunction with your First-Year Seminar. First-Year Seminars are for incoming students to develop their critical […]

Lights! Camera! Filmmaking at K

Ximena Davis promotes the Filmmaking Club at K-Fest

One of the most exciting events as a first-year at Kalamazoo College is the K-Fest fair that happens during the second week of classes fall term. K-Fest is a student organization fair where all of the student organizations set up tables and advertise their clubs. First-years and upperclassmen alike migrate toward the lower quad to […]

Senior Project Focuses on Passion for Film

Ximena Davis holds senior project titled "Culture You Can Eat"

As a current senior, I am completing my Senior Individualized Project, or SIP, in the English department this year and often look back to when I first learned about what the SIP was. I first heard about this requirement while touring Kalamazoo College four years ago, and I imagined the hours spent writing a fifty-page […]