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Living Learning Communities

Nestled on Truman’s campus are six sub-communities scattered throughout the residence halls. These special living areas within the residence halls are known as Living Learning Communities, or LLC’s for short. LLC’s are an areas on campus where students have the opportunity to be surrounded by a community of like-minded people who share similar goals and…

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International Education Week 2018

The Center for International Students hosted International Education Week (IEW) on Truman’s campus November 11th-15th. Throughout International Education Week, students on Truman’s campus celebrated education and diversity in a beautiful display of culture and community. This week was full of action with tons of events put together by the Center for International Students and various…

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New Admissions Coordinator: Welcome!

Dear Colleagues:   Truman State University would like to welcome Brittany Robinson into the position of International Admissions Coordinator in the Center for International Education.   Before working for Truman, Brittney taught English in South Korea for two years. She has a love of international travel and new experiences which she pursued in her undergraduate…

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Admissions and You: Application Tips From Our Admissions Team!

Hi! My name is Claire Miller, and I am a senior student who works on the Admissions Team at Truman State University! This is my third year on the team, so I have put together a lot of application files.  I have seen a lot of different application materials in that time, and would like…

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Welcoming New Admissions Coordinators!

Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to welcome the addition of Alexa Price and Michael Cummings, as International Admission Coordinators in the Center for International Students at Truman State University. By expanding the leadership role of the International Admissions Coordinator to two positions, we hope to reach out to prospective students in new and exciting ways…

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Admission Essays: Top Ten Things to Avoid

When applying to American universities, it is important to understand that the admission essay is a MAJOR part of the application and can strongly influence the admission decision.  Most universities will offer several prompts from which prospective students can choose an essay topic, but many also offer an option to write an admission essay on…

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The Right Fit

If you are considering attending a university in the United States, you are probably familiar with the U.S. News & World Report College Rankings. Without question, the institutions with high rankings will provide an excellent education, but there is danger in looking no further in your college search. Researching the reputation of a university is…

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A Friendly New Face at Truman

Kelsey Jensen was recently named the new International Admissions Coordinator at Truman State University.  Kelsey will coordinate international student recruitment efforts and admission processing for prospective international students. According to Melanee Crist, Assistant Director of International Education, “Kelsey has all the qualities that Truman sought for this position.  She is friendly, professional, motivated and enthusiastic. …

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