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A Macalester education surrounds students with rigorous academics, unparalleled support and mentorship, and invaluable opportunities to connect with the world. Join a community of life-long learners who will challenge the status quo, question prevailing norms, and translate ideas into action.

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A Day in the Life

Kiante Miles ’20

Take a look at Macalester from Kiante’s perspective.

A Day in the Life

Kiante Miles ’20

Take a look at Macalester from Kiante’s perspective.

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Macalester meets the full financial need of every student we admit. All first-year applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships, regardless of need.

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