From admissions advice to little-known facts about Siena, we love covering the topics in our blog that we know you want to read. Just like we did for our most popular news stories from 2016, we thought we'd round up our most popular blog posts from this year as well, in case you missed any. Click on the titles to see the full posts!
1. 7 Reasons To Not Attend Siena
We had a little fun with our April Fools’ Day post this year, claiming Siena is in the middle of nowhere and that we’re a pretty lazy bunch. See the list for yourself (and the truth behind each reason!).
2. Ten Scholarships You Can Still Apply For
From writing about your inner superhero to being the tallest kid in your class, there are all kinds of unique scholarships these days. While the deadlines mentioned in this blog post have passed, take a look at the list to get an idea of the variety of scholarships out there.
3. Saints & Parents of #Siena2020: Spread the Word With These Images!
We love when our newly accepted students are just excited as we are to join the Siena community. Truly proud to be called a Saint, the Class of 2020 and their parents spread these images like wildfire through social media. Newly accepted students: keep your eyes open for our #Siena2021 round in the coming months.
4. 12 Things Only Siena Students Know About
Want to know some little-known facts about Siena? From saga sitting to green and gold Thursdays, this post spilled the inside scoop on some of Siena’s treasured traditions.
5. Three Reasons to Revisit Campuses as An Accepted Student
While you may have visited a campus already as a prospective student, revisiting as an accepted student is a totally different experience. For one, your point of view has changed; you can walk around imagining yourself as a student there without the weight of wondering if you'll get in.
6. Thank You, School Counselors! (A Video From Siena to You)
In honor of National School Counselor Appreciation Week 2016, our admissions team put together a quick video to tell all the school counselors how much they mean to us (though we appreciate them every day).
7. Ch-Ching! Siena Is Ranked a '2016 Best College Value'
Not only did we make it to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the top 300 best college values of 2016, but we were also ranked in the top 100 in three categories including private liberal arts colleges.
8. Your End-of-High School Bucket List
We came up with a list of ways high school seniors can be productive—but still have fun—in their last year of high school. Whether it’s joining a new club or simply spending time with family, we want students to enjoy their senior year before entering college. Peruse the list now, which still applies year after year.
9. Little-Known Facts About Siena’s Admission Team
Some practice magic, while others are Netflix-obsessed. Check out these fun facts about our admissions counselors—they could become great conversation points during interviews!
10. Q&A with Siena Basketball Player: Javion Ogunyemi
Interested to know more about life at Siena as a D1 student-athlete? We sat down with one of our men's basketball players for a quick Q&A. You may be surprised to learn what his favorite class at Siena was...
Like what you’ve read? Keep checking our blog for more inside looks and admissions advice. In the meantime, if you haven't already, consider applying to Siena today.