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Sebastian Merrill

Seb Merrill

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Degree: B.A., Wellesley College
Originally from: Waterford, CT
Email: smerrill@hampshire.edu

Reason why I love working for Hampshire: Current and prospective Hampshire students! Invariably interesting and intelligent, they continue to inspire me every day.

Favorite way to travel: By bicycle!

Favorite TV shows: Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and Downton Abbey

Favorite things to do in the Pioneer Valley: Eating fresh vegetables from the many local farms, swimming in the Connecticut River, biking everywhere, and exploring the many fantastic book shops (particularly the Montague Bookmill).

Favorite poets: Anne Carson, Louise Gluck, Robert Lowell, and Elizabeth Bishop are particularly spectacular.

Favorite literary quarterlies: The Paris Review and McSweeney’s.

Favorite Shakespearean plays: I adore the gender-bending comedies: Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, and Cymbeline.

Random fact about me: I run the Hampshire admissions blog.

 

Contact Us

Sebastian Merrill
Admissions Office
Mail Code AD
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
877.937.4267 (toll free)
413-559-5471
Fax 413.559.5631
smerrill@hampshire.edu
 

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