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If you are truly looking to get the most out of your college experience, then you should consider living on campus!  Living in the residence halls is the best way to meet your fellow students, keep up with what is going on around campus, and most importantly experience a little independance. I think any current UM student that lives on campus will tell you that what makes living on campus special is the spontaneous trips to Waffle House at 1:00AM with your friends on the hall, the impromptu Xbox 360 Madden NFL tournaments, and the all-nighters studying for an all important exam.  Those are the memories that you will take with you long after your graduate. So if you are looking to get the most out of your college experience, then the time to apply for on campus housing is now! To learn more about the application process, just visit www.montevallo.edu/housing to reserve your space today!img_3968

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The view out our front door.

That’s right, snow is predicted for Alabama. Most of us in the office are waiting for it to snow.  We have a student worker in the office today that has never seen snow and we all want to be around when he gets his first glimpse.  So come on snow!

We don’t get snow too often which would probably explain our current lack of bread, milk, and bottled water in the local grocery stores.

A lot of times we hear students express interest in becoming doctors and so they look for that major that will best prepare them for their goals.  More times than not, they choose Pre-Med as their major.  There is only one problem.  Pre-Med is not a major.

Pre-Med is what a student declares to let the University know of his/her intentions to go on to med school after they get their undergraduate degreee.  The student would still need to declare a major and that could be any major as long as the student is taking the necessary pre-requisites to get into med school.

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Since 1919 College Night has redefined homecoming for one small liberal arts school in central   Alabama. Like all school homecoming celebrations, the University of Montevallo’s tradition combines competition with a swell of pride carried by current students and distant alumni. However, the tradition stands unique among the myriad of homecoming games that exist, one that it is entirely intramural.

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The University of Montevallo moved up — again — on the college-rankings ladder and is the highest-ranked public university in Alabama to be included in the regional master’s-level list in the 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” edition, released Friday, Aug. 22.

UM, in its division, also posted a No. 2 ranking in the South in a category called “Great Schools-Great Prices,” (called “Best Colleges: Best Values” online) noting schools that are the best values.

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