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CofC in the News: Geology Rocks

Founded in 1770, the College is an important part of Charleston’s history. But there’s a landmark near campus that gets little recognition—a stone testament to our city’s military past. You might have noticed a big hunk of rock on the western side of Marion Square. Most students overlook its quiet presence. But this 6’ tall by […]

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Departmental Spotlight: International Studies

The International Studies Department has offered a minor since the ‘80s, but since it began offering a major in 2006 (concurrent with the establishment with the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs) it has become a successful and meaningful part of the College of Charleston’s landscape. This rigorous major (requiring 3+ years of foreign […]

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For High School Sophs & Juniors: ACT Prep Tips

Standardized test scores are an important part of the college admission process. While they aren’t always an accurate measure of your academic performance, admission committees value high test scores as an indicator of prospective students’ success at their institutions. October 26 is the next ACT test date, and we at the Honors College want you […]

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Campus Resource: The Career Center

It’s Thanksgiving Day. You’re shoveling mashed potatoes into your mouth, totally defenseless, when your least-favorite aunt pipes up: “So, what are you going to do after you graduate?” This question most likely strikes fear into your heart. Choosing your major is intimidating enough, let alone deciding what you’re going to do with it. But, luckily […]

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Charleston Weekend Events: October 4 & 5

Living in Charleston is an amazing experience. Between the food, the nightlife, the history and the beautiful scenery, you’ll never be bored in the Holy City. We checked out some upcoming local events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend! For the Party People: Party at the Point:$7.00, short drive […]

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Student Organization Spotlight: Student Alumni Associates (SAA)

While academics are the central focus of your college years, it’s also important to get involved on campus. Since the College of Charleston boasts more than 180 clubs and student organizations, the Honors College will be highlighting a few per semester to give you some more opportunities for involvement. This week, we sat down to […]

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Departmental Spotlight: Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Choosing a major is an important and sometimes difficult decision; but, as always, the Honors College has your back. This semester, we’ll be doing some short features on interesting majors the College of Charleston offers for you “Undeclareds” out there. This week, we’re taking a look at the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences. What: Geology […]

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Back-to-School Tips and Tricks

We’ve been back at school for a few weeks now, and your motivation may already be fading. We at the Honors College know how you feel, so we’ve compiled a short list of school advice, on-campus resources, and study tips to help you roll towards midterms with confidence. Meet your professors. Go to their office […]

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