In Your Area

In Your Area

Let the connecting commence!

You’d like to know more about Wellesley you say? Great! We’d love to give you more information.

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“Interview” sounds so formal. This is more of a conversation—a chance for you to talk to an interesting, knowledgeable person about your future.

We can talk—near your hometown (thanks to our alumnae network) 😊, or through the magic of a video conferencing app. Applicants may have only one interview. 

📅 To start the interview process, click the button below to request an off-campus interview with an alumna near your hometown (if one is available). Otherwise, we’ll coordinate a virtual interview.

Request an off-campus interview


What should I expect?

You’ll be interviewing off campus (or virtually!) with a trained alumnae volunteer. You’ll have a conversation with a smart, engaged person who wants to know more about you. We’ll talk about what excites you, what you’re most looking forward to in college, how you like to learn, what you do for fun, and how Wellesley might match your goals and interests. We won’t read from a script, we don’t have a formal list of questions, and we’re not looking for “right” answers. This is basically a getting-to-know-you session: You’re getting to know Wellesley, and we’re getting to know you.


When should I request my interview?

Pro tip: the earlier the better!

High school seniors June to early December
Spring Transfer
September and October
Fall Transfer or Davis Candidates January and February

See the interview request form for the interview request deadline.

Please note, applicants may only have one interview.

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On the Road

Every fall and spring, Wellesley’s admission counselors travel across the country visiting high schools, attending college fairs, and hosting informational meetings for you and your parents.

In some areas, our terrific alumnae volunteers—as representatives of our office—attend fairs and host events as well. This is a great opportunity to meet an admission counselor or chat with an alumna about her experiences at Wellesley. 

Check out if we’re in your area coming up!

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Group Travel

Want to connect with us and learn more about Wellesley and some of our peer institutions? Join us at one of our group travel events! These unique visit opportunities allow you to hear from more than just Wellesley College during your college search process. Check out the events below.

Harvard, Princeton, the University of Virginia, Wellesley, and Yale  

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear admissions officers from all five schools discuss the variety of opportunities one can find at our institutions. Learn about scholarships and our generous need-based financial aid offerings. This group is committed to making education at our schools affordable, accessible, and unforgettable. 

Dates for Harvard, Princeton, the University of Virginia, Wellesley, and Yale  

Sister Colleges

The deans and directors of admission at the Sister Colleges invite students yearly to join them to learn about our outstanding campus opportunities—internships, research, leadership development, career preparation and social life. Discover how these elements of a liberal arts education translate into powerful outcomes for our alumnae.

Dates for the Sister Colleges

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We know that you’re busy (you know, with … school, studying, family, friends, extracurriculars, practices, Netflix) and that visiting campus may not be possible. Fret not! Via the miracle of the internet we bring Wellesley admission counselors to you! 

Well, virtually at least. 

A webinar is a great way to get to know more about Wellesley instantaneously without leaving the comfort of your home. Scheduled webinars are listed below. Check back for forthcoming 2020 dates.

Upcoming webinars

January 14, 2020: What happens after I submit my application to Wellesley?

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