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Graduates toss caps at 2022 Commencement

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Back-to-back Commencements Honor Bucknell University's Class of 2020 and Class of 2022

For the first time, Bucknell's Commencement weekend celebrated two classes of graduates in ceremonies on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22.

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Episode 42: The Residential vs. Commuter Experience

While many students choose to live where they learn, plenty of others opt to commute to college instead. In this episode, we're decoding what distinguishes the commuter experience from a traditional residential one.

Wide shot of Class of 2019 graduates and the commencement stage on Malesardi Quad

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Bucknell Set to Celebrate Class of 2020, 2022 Commencements

Class of 2020 graduates will get their Commencement ceremony on May 21, with the traditional Class of 2022 Commencement set for May 22.

Class of 2022 officers stand with President Bravman alongside an illustration of their class tribute.

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Bucknell's Class of 2022 Honors LGBTQ+ Community With Senior Tribute

A powered pergola provides space for study, gathering and reflection — and a model for future improvements.

Portrait of Tarrin Earle '22

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Meet the Student Speaker and Soloist for Bucknell's 172nd Commencement

Tarrin Earle ’22 will address the Class of 2022 as this year’s Commencement student speaker, following a performance of the national anthem by Lia Zavattaro ’22.

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Episode 41: Applying to College as a Home-schooled Student

Many students and their families opt for high school learning that happens at home. In this episode, we're offering helpful insights for home-schooled students who are navigating the college process.

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Episode 40: How to Get a Feel for Campus Culture

In this episode, we're sharing some tips on how prospective students can get a sense of a university's campus culture — from the brochure to the college tour and far beyond.

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Minisode: Get To Know Your Hosts

We're dropping in mid-week with a special mini-episode to share some recent changes at College Admissions Insider. Bryan Wendell, who cohosted the podcast, is now pursuing new and exciting career opportunities beyond Bucknell — and we wish him the best of luck!

Joining Brooke Thames as the podcast's new cohost is Becca Haupt Aldredge, senior associate director of admissions at Bucknell.

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Fresh Pre-Orientation Programs Offer Greater Opportunities for Connection and Exploration

Three new Pre-O programs will take incoming students to Philadelphia, West Virginia and North Carolina this fall.

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Episode 39: So You Want To Be a Teacher: Preparing for a Career in Education While in College

Whether we met them in elementary, junior high or high school, we all have that one teacher who went above and beyond to mentor and encourage us.

It's easy to think that those wonderful teachers were simply born for the job. But dedicated, compassionate and empowering educators aren't magic — they're made. This episode of College Admissions Insider is for future college students who want to be that wonderful, life-changing teacher someday.

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Episode 38: Financial Aid and College Affordability

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we share the truth behind college affordability.

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Holmes Hall Earns LEED Gold Certification for Its Planet-friendly Features

Bucknell University's new home for the Freeman College of Management and Department of Art & Art History earned recognition for its sustainable design and features.

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Bucknell Welcomes New Garman Dean of the College of Engineering Brad Putman

The associate dean for undergraduate studies at Clemson University has served on the civil engineering faculty there since 2005.

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Bucknell University Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Bucknell is one of only four baccalaureate institutions to receive three prestigious ‘scholar’ awards. Bucknell’s scholars are currently pursuing their research in alignment with the Fulbright mission of enhancing mutual understanding in Cyprus, Costa Rica, and Australia.

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Episode 37: Merit Awards: How Are They Granted?

If you’re a high school student on the track to college, there may be numerous merit scholarships out there for you. Here's how to find one and apply.

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Episode 36: You Got Your Acceptance Letter — Now What?

Receiving an acceptance letter on Decision Day is far from the end of the process. In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we’re covering what lies ahead after you’ve been admitted.

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Episode 35: What to Do While You Wait for a Decision

Waiting is hard. That's why we rounded up some tips for making the most of the time leading up to decision release day and advice for how to mitigate anxiety while you wait.

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Bucknell Breaks Application Record for Second Straight Year

The University currently has 11,364 applications, or over 100 more than last year’s record with more coming in.

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Daisy Auger-Domínguez ’95 is Bucknell’s 2022 Commencement Speaker

The designer of inclusive and equitable work cultures and human capital strategist is chief people officer at Vice Media Group and author of a new book on dismantling racial inequality in the workplace.

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Episode 34: Preparing for Your Dream Job While in High School

What's the best path from a dream to a dream job? We stopped by Bucknell’s Center for Career Advancement to help high school students answer that very question.