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Weekly general Information Sessions 🖥

Most Tuesdays at 7 p.m. is a live, small-group information session where you can meet with an Admissions Counselor, ask questions, and learn a little more about Skidmore. 


all PROSPECTIVE students


Select Thursdays at 7 p.m. is a live, small-group student chat where you can meet with several Skidmore students and ask all of your questions. These sessions are themed but we welcome all questions, regardless of the specific topic.


all PROSPECTIVE students and families

Skidmore Success Series 🖥

Select sessions in June and August for prospective students and their families to learn more about the college search and application process.  

Thursday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Building your College List

The name says it all, join us for a virtual session as part of the Skidmore Success Series—Building Your College List. We know this thing called college search can be exciting, overwhelming, ________ (fill in the blank!). We're here to help. Join Director of Admissions, Janessa Dunn, and Skidmore representatives for an informative and institution-neutral discussion about building your college list. That's right, this session isn't all about Skidmore. It's about you and building your college list and insider tips and advice that we've picked up along the way. See you there!



Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Writing Your College Essay

Writing THE college essay. We know, it can sound like a tall task. Which prompt to select? What to write about? What lens to use? What do colleges want to know? If these questions are swirling in your mind just know—you're not alone. We're here to help! Join Dean of Admission, Jess Ricker, and an admission counselor, for an insider perspective on how to write your college essay. We'll share with you what makes for a successful college essay and what institutions are looking to learn about you.



(almost) 24/7 Student AMBASSADOR DISCORD 📱

Join our Discord community! Open (almost) 24/7, our Skidmore Student Ambassador Discord Server is an easy way to learn more about the student experience. Drop into any thread you're interested in and chat with current students about whatever you're curious about when it comes to Skidmore.