Topic: Admission

NACAC removed three provisions from its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices in response to mounting pressure from the Department of Justice. The University is reviewing its early decision policies but does not expect to alter its current recruitment practices.

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NACAC loosens college recruitment policies

October 29, 2019 0 comments

The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently loosened restrictions on how colleges can recruit prospective students in response to mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Aman ’20: End athletic recruitment and legacy admission

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Aman ’20: End athletic recruitment and legacy admission

October 18, 2019 1 comment

On Oct. 1, a federal court upheld Harvard’s race conscious admission practice. During the case, Harvard was forced to publish admission data from 2009 to 2014, offering an unprecedented inside look at the college admission process at an elite American university.

U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

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U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

August 19, 2018 5 comments

Harvard is currently being sued by the organization Students for Fair Admissions for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants.

University admits record low 7.2 percent of applicants to Class of 2022

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University admits record low 7.2 percent of applicants to Class of 2022

March 28, 2018 2 comments

This story was updated at 10:35p.m. on April 1, 2018. The University accepted 1,742 students to the class of 2022 through regular decision Wednesday, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell. The overall acceptance rate for the class of 2022 was 7.2 percent, the lowest in the University’s history, while the […]

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Clarifying admission policy on criminal history

March 15, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: I write in response to the “Ban the Box” column of March 7, and to make clear the University’s policies on this important matter.

Applications rise by 8 percent for class of 2022

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Applications rise by 8 percent for class of 2022

January 24, 2018 8 comments

The University received a record-high 35,368 applicants for the class of 2022, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

738 students admitted through early decision

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738 students admitted through early decision

December 14, 2017 0 comments

The University admitted 21 percent of its early decision applicants to the class of 2022.

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Standardized writing scores required for class of 2022

October 22, 2017 0 comments

Students applying to be a part of Brown’s class of 2022 are now required to complete the essay and writing portion for the SAT and ACT.

Med students find success on Match Day

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Med students find success on Match Day

April 4, 2017 1 comment

On March 17, fourth-year medical students at the Alpert Medical School found out where they would begin their careers.

Op-eds, Opinions

Betuel ’16: In defense of Ivy League recruiting

April 2, 2017 1 comment

In high school, I would have given anything to be a recruited college athlete — especially at a Division I school.