Q. The Woods is non-profit. How important is that to your mission? A. SMWC is non-profit , a distinction that is very integral to our mission and our connection to the Sisters of Providence. The legacy of the Sisters of Providence and our foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, is one of educating women for the… Read More


So you want to start your college search. But here comes the scary part… College is one of the biggest investments you will ever make in money and time. Half of all full-time undergrads at four-year universities pay $9,000 per year for their education, not to mention room and board, transportation, and other living expenses… Read More


Finding the college that fits perfectly into your list of criteria requires more than simply visiting the college’s website or talking with a representative at a college fair. To understand the strengths and the weaknesses of a college you can use statistics and numbers as part of the evaluation process. Look at the admissions rates… Read More


Frequently college students overlook a basic way they can increase their success in a college course – classroom etiquette. Interactions in the college classroom influence the instructor, impact group dynamics, and due to normal human psychology, quickly label and categorize students. Thinking back on basic middle school rules like, “plan ahead, be polite, and participate… Read More