Mercedes Farias

Admission Counselor



Phone and Text: 219.240.0451

Schedule a Virtual 1:1 Chat With Me!


Valparaiso, Indiana

I Work With Students From

Fun Fact About Me

I may be from Valparaiso, but in college, I got to study abroad in Cuba (Santa Clara and Havana) and Japan (Nagoya)!

Best College Application Tip

Spend time on your personal statements! That is how we get to know you!

Why Valpo?

Valpo has the best of both worlds – here, you get the close-knit community that comes with going to a small school, but big city life is only a short drive away in Chicago!

Favorite Event At Valparaiso University

The World Banquet

Go-To Restaurant in Valparaiso, IN

Jade Garden

Favorite Thing To Do Around Valparaiso, IN

The city is always hosting fun events. My favorites are the Farmer’s Market and Popcorn Fest!