Topic: Admission

The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success is designed to help the Office of Admission ease the admission process for underserved applicants.

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Brown joins coalition backing Common App alternative

October 6, 2015 1 comment

Brown and more than 80 other institutions have joined a new coalition that aims to provide high schoolers with an alternative to the Common Application.

Sorting the stats: the college rankings craze

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Sorting the stats: the college rankings craze

September 17, 2015 0 comments

Each ranking stacks the various factors differently and has its own idea of which should be taken into consideration.

Prospective students play flag football on the Main Green on Wednesday, the second day of A Day on College Hill.

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ADOCH gives prospective students a taste of campus

April 23, 2015 4 comments

Excited chatter filled a large, white tent on the Main Green as hundreds of admitted applicants awaited the official start to this year’s ADOCH.

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FERPA requests yield limited access to files

April 22, 2015 0 comments

About 50 students and alums took advantage of their rights under FERPA by sending requests for personal records to University offices this academic year.

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Regular decision pool sees rise in diversity

January 22, 2015 0 comments

Approximately 30,360 students applied to the class of 2019, marking a slight increase from previous years.

U. sees second-largest early decision pool

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U. sees second-largest early decision pool

November 11, 2014 0 comments

The U. received 3,016 applications for admission to the class of 2019 under its binding early decision program, a 2% dip from last year’s record high.

Students question use of legacy admission

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Students question use of legacy admission

April 14, 2014 12 comments

Just over half of undergraduates disagree with the consideration of legacy status in the University’s admission decisions.

Features

Fishing for applicants with shiny hooks

February 28, 2014 18 comments

In an Office of Admission web video — as soft music plays in the background — John Krasinski reveals why “you should look no further than Brown University.”

The Office of Admission extended the Nov. 1 early decision deadline for applicants who experienced difficulties with the Common Application website.

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Early decision applications hit record high

November 20, 2013 1 comment

The Office of Admission plans to notify applicants by the middle of December.

The Office of Admission extended the early decision deadline for about 30 to 40 early applicants who had Common App difficulties.

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Common App poses problems for early admission cycle

November 11, 2013 0 comments

Statistics about early decision applicants remain unknown due to site processing issues.