Topic: Admission Office

Corwin ’23: Bring back ‘Why Brown?’

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Corwin ’23: Bring back ‘Why Brown?’

September 30, 2019 0 comments

Since the eighth grade, attending Brown had been my biggest pipe dream. I was absolutely infatuated with its idiosyncratic and captivating community and was immediately able to envision myself within it.

University accepts record-low 6.6 percent of applicants to class of 2023

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University accepts record-low 6.6 percent of applicants to class of 2023

April 1, 2019 0 comments

The University admitted 1,782 students to the class of 2023 Thursday, bringing the overall acceptance rate to a record-low 6.6 percent, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

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University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

February 27, 2019 0 comments

The University has increased the number of students given a full scholarship through the QuestBridge program from one student in the class of 2019 to 30 in the class of 2023, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

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Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

February 20, 2019 0 comments

Last year, the Brown student body voted overwhelmingly to increase transparency around the practice of legacy admission — a vote organized by the #FullDisclosure campaign. In response, the University formed a committee to increase low-income student representation on campus, as reported by The Herald.

University to provide college counseling to Native American students

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University to provide college counseling to Native American students

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Next summer, the University will host College Horizons, a week-long program that directs college admission resources to Native American high school students.

Admission forms group examining access to Brown

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Admission forms group examining access to Brown

November 29, 2018 2 comments

The Admission Office formed a working group focused on expanding access to the University for first-generation and low-income students, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

University offers video testimonial to applicants

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University offers video testimonial to applicants

November 27, 2018 0 comments

Starting this fall the University is offering prospective students the option to submit a video testimonial in place of the traditional alumni interview as part of their application.