Cairn’s Favorite Coffeehouses

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I feel like every college student has to go to a coffee shop to do homework at some point in their college career. Maybe it’s just a Cairn culture thing, […]

5 Reasons to Schedule a Personal Visit

As any high school senior knows, there’s ridiculous pressure for students to discover and commit to the best college. With so many options to evaluate and limited time, it’s tempting to forego […]

An Insider’s Perspective on Cairn Res. Life

Sometimes visiting a college campus or scrolling through a website isn’t helpful to knowing what real student life is like. I don’t want an advertisement: I want to know students’ authentic, holistic […]

What to Expect From Cairn Professors

When I was a high school senior, a conversation with a professor hugely influenced my decision to commit to Cairn. I wasn’t sure where I wanted to go, but I […]

Why You Should Be a Student-Athlete

While life as a student-athlete is busy, I can’t imagine my college experience without soccer. Many students don’t consider college athletics for fear it will be “too much” or just […]

Is Test-Optional Right for Me?

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Two of every three colleges in the United States are test-optional. This number skyrocketed at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but many colleges have determined that test optional admission is […]