Tag: international students


International students find community, competition

Four of Macalester College’s core values are internationalism, academic excellence, multiculturalism and service to society. Those four principles permeate everything about the college, from how classes are taught to how students approach the outside world. Unsurprisingly, they influence something else which plays a very large role in the lives of many Macalester students: intercollegiate athletics….


First (Year) Impressions: Questioning the global outlook

When I was applying to college, way back in the good old days of fall 2015, Macalester stood out to me because of its commitment to internationalism. I wanted to be at a college with diversity in its students, classes and professors. When I heard that of Mac’s core values were internationalism and multiculturalism, it…

Class of 2020 admitted

Class of 2020 admitted

As April rolls around, it’s time once again for high school seniors around the world to commit to a college, and Macalester’s Office of Admissions is waiting to finalize the college’s Class of 2020. Past classes, especially the Class of 2019, have been larger than expected. This year, the admissions team shot for a lower…