Reason #6 You Should Visit
Extensive women’s history archives
A personal interview is optional for first-year and transfer students and is required for Ada Comstock Scholars. This one-to-one conversation allows you to tell us about yourself and to ask specific questions about Smith.
Virtual interviews for rising high school seniors will begin on April 1st. Interviews for Ada Comstock Scholars and transfer applicants must be completed BEFORE the application deadline. Registration is required. To register, please consult the office calendar for available times and dates.
If you have difficulty finding an interview appointment, please contact the Office of Admission to schedule an interview. Please be sure to mention whether you are a prospective first-year, transfer, or Ada Comstock Scholar.
What is it like to be a student at Smith? Why not ask someone who has been there? The Office of Admission coordinates a worldwide network of alumnae volunteers who are eager to share their experiences and insights about Smith. Request an interview with an Alumnae Volunteer.
You have questions? We have answers!
We know you have lots of questions about Smith and we are here to help with virtual information sessions. Led by an admission staff member, our Zoom information sessions provide the opportunity for you to learn more about Smith and have your questions answered. We'll share information about Smith’s distinctive academic opportunities, life on campus, the admission process, financial aid and more. There will also be plenty of time for you to ask your questions during the live Q&A portion of the session.
Registration using the office calendar is required.
If you have a group of ten or more students from your school or community-based organization, we would be happy to meet with your group virtually. To schedule a group meeting, please contact your Admission geographic representative. We require at least three weeks advance notice to schedule a group visit.
We know that one of the most important voices to hear during the college search process is that of current students. This is why we are offering regular informal chats with current Smithies. Hear all about what it’s like to live, work and study at Smith and ask any questions you may have.
VIEWS are special 30-minute webinars open to prospective students and families and are intended to give a focused glimpse into the unique aspects of the Smith experience. During these sessions admission officers will be joined by campus experts across various divisions of the Smith community who will provide deeper insight into topics discussed in our virtual information sessions. Learn more about our open curriculum, research and internship opportunities, housing and what makes Smith special.
Leading & Listening: Shape Your Own Academic Journey, Thursday, October 7, 7 - 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Without the limitations of core requirements, you have the freedom to choose the courses that most interest you. Our academic programs are a combination of giro, joy, and learning. Here we encourage you to explore what gives you purpose. Join us to explore the flexibility of the Open Curriculum and personalized academic advising.
Campus for Connection: Welcome Home, Thursday, October 14, 7 - 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. With 4 neighborhoods and 40 houses, wherever you live on campus, you will find that community comes naturally at Smith. Learn more about Smith's unique housing in this open Q&A session.
Ambition Activated: Internships & Access to a Powerful Future, Thursday, October 21, 7 - 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Discover the global opportunities for professional development through the Smith PRAXIS internship program and stoke your ambition by fostering connections with our strong alumnae network.
Campus for Connection: Initiating Sustainable Environmental Change, Thursday, October 28, 7- 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. At Smith, responsible stewardship of the earth's resources is a top priority. We;re not only committed to education and research, but we also put sustainable strategies into practice across campus. Join us to learn more about Smith's dedication to institutional innovation and progress towards the college's commitment to being a model of sustainability.
Campus for Connection: The Power to Become, Thursday, November 18, 7- 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Diversity in all aspects of the educational environment is necessary for achieving the highest level of academic excellence. Members of an educational community rich in varying perspectives, outlooks and values will be better prepared to deal with complexity and to participate productively in a pluralistic society. Join us to discuss how Smith fosters an atmosphere of trust and respect in our diverse community.
Leading & Listening: The World is Waiting, Thursday, December 9, 7 - 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Our wide range of study abroad options gives you the opportunity to expand your college experience. Travel the globe with faculty-led programs abroad. You'll discover how to create the kind of change that isn't limited by borders. And when you graduate, you'll have a greater understanding of the world and your place in it. Join us for this session to discuss the range of opportunities available to Smithies who what to engage globally.