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Talk on liberal arts colleges. Amy Markham - Admissions Mount Holyoke

Amy Markham (Associate Dean of Admission, Mount Holyoke College) will be speaking on qualities of a liberal arts education, the admissions process and scholarships.

Time: 4:30 - 6:30 pm on Thursday 16 March 2017 at the Edbrand office in Gurugram # 301 Crosspoint, DLF IV. (opp Galleria market).

Speaker profile:

Amy E. Markham has worked in college admission for over 30 years, primarily at liberal arts colleges. Amy holds a Bachelor's degree in political science and psychology and a Master’s degree in higher administration and counseling. She has been involved in the recruitment of students on five different continents and has a passion for introducing international students to the advantages of a small liberal arts college for women. She has traveled in India for over 15 years and loves trying new foods in her travels.

About Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke is the oldest college for women in the United States. Founded in 1837, it is one of America's premier liberal arts colleges, offering majors in 51 academic disciplines and launching graduates into fields as diverse as law, medicine, business, scientific research, education and nonprofits. Mount Holyoke's 2200 undergraduate students can choose from over 5000 courses as a member of the Five College Consortium, a network that includes Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College and the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. This consortium provides innumerable academic, cultural and social opportunities to students in the 10 kilometer radius of the five colleges. In addition, Mount Holyoke has an incredibly loyal and dedicated global alumnae network who offer a vast array of internship opportunities to current students and to provide career networking support. Finally, Mount Holyoke is one of the most diverse colleges in the United States with non-US citizens comprising over 25% of the student body, many of whom are awarded need-based financial aid and/or academic scholarships.