Topic: Admissions

Op-eds, Opinions

Young ’19.5: Vote yes on #FullDisclosure

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Today, the Brown community will be faced with a fundamental choice. We will be able to vote on not only a new set of candidates for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board, but also on a ballot referendum to re-examine the use of legacy preference in the admissions process.

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Powell: Dispelling legacy myths should help focus on access

March 5, 2018 0 comments

In recent weeks, there has been a call for full disclosure about the role that “legacy” status plays in the college admission process at selective institutions.

Low-income, first-gen students navigate college app process

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Low-income, first-gen students navigate college app process

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Work hard in high school, get into your dream school — that was the journey for many Brown students.

Dean of Admissions Logan Powell will lead the department as it encourages applications from first-generation and underrepresented students.

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Admission office releases DIAP

October 15, 2017 0 comments

The Admission Office outlined its goals to diversify incoming classes and its own office in its diversity and inclusion action plan.

University places 14th on U.S. News ranking

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University places 14th on U.S. News ranking

September 24, 2017 0 comments

U.S. News and World Report ranked Brown as number 14 on its list of best national universities for the third year in a row.

ADOCH welcomes pre-frosh to campus

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ADOCH welcomes pre-frosh to campus

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Around 1,000 students from around the world greeted their hosts on the Main Green at the start of A Day on College Hill Tuesday afternoon.

Class of 2021 applicant profile

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Class of 2021 applicant profile

March 21, 2017 0 comments

The University received a total of 32,699 applications for the class of 2021, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

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Powell: Recent columns misconstrue admissions process

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Recent opinion pieces in The Herald have made assumptions about the University’s admission process and the priorities we emphasize.

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Colby ’20: Equal admission rates for all

January 26, 2017 0 comments

For some applicants, their high school’s name has already dramatically increased their chances of admission.

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Kumar ’17: The unequal equalizer

January 24, 2017 0 comments

What’s the point of college? On my final first day of class as an undergraduate, this question looms at the top of my mind.