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    Why a Women’s College: From the Office of Admission

    A Look at the Numbers and Perspectives from the Office of Admission This week is “Why a Women’s College” Week, and we’re featuring a post a day from different perspectives on the value of an inclusive women’s college education. Today’s post was originally featured in the book College Admission Essentials: A Step-by-Step Guide to Showing Colleges Who You Are and What Matters to You by Ethan Sawyer, but written by Aimee Kahn-Foss ’08, Director of Admission and Rachel West, Associate Director of Admission at Agnes Scott. “As someone who made the decision to attend a women’s college, I didn’t choose my college because it was a women’s college. I chose…

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    Why We Journey

    What It’s Like to Journey I looked down at the water below me. I looked over at the students waiting around me, some anxiously, some excitedly. I looked at the guide, who had already told me in French that I needed to jump. I thought about all the ways in which my excessively clumsy self could get hurt jumping off of this outcropping of rocks. Then I mentally reviewed in my head all of the reasons I had made it to this point. When I was asked to co-lead the first-year Global Journeys trip to Martinique, I immediately said yes. I have been telling people about the amazing trips and…

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