Topic: Admissions

Poll finds correlation between SAT scores, area of study

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Poll finds correlation between SAT scores, area of study

November 7, 2016 0 comments

The SAT continues to play a significant role in college admission as high school students aim to gain entrance to their dream colleges.

International students navigate need-aware policy

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International students navigate need-aware policy

October 3, 2016 0 comments

This fall, 33 out of 1,691 first-years stepped on campus with a relatively uncommon label: international students on University financial aid.

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Rowland ’17: Refuting Fox News’s take on undocumented admission policy

September 20, 2016 0 comments

Last week, The Herald reported Brown’s announcement that it will consider undocumented applicants as domestic applicants in the admission process.

The University will classify DACA-status and undocumented students as domestic applicants beginning fall 2017, whereas previously these students were admitted on a need-aware basis similar to the process for international and transfer students.

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Undocumented applicants considered under domestic status

September 13, 2016 0 comments

Undocumented applicants and students who qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will now be considered as domestic applicants.

U.S. colleges provide alternative to China’s rigid education system

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U.S. colleges provide alternative to China’s rigid education system

April 27, 2016 0 comments

Students from China constitute the largest portion of Brown’s international undergraduate body.

Unsuccessful teams reflect institutional athletic changes

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Unsuccessful teams reflect institutional athletic changes

April 27, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Bruno's Woes

In the fall and winter seasons this year, only three of 12 Brown team sports — men’s soccer, men’s water polo and women’s rugby — had winning records.

Brown records largest applicant pool in history

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Brown records largest applicant pool in history

March 16, 2016 0 comments

A total of 32,280 students applied for admission to the University for the Class of 2020, according to data sent to The Herald.

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Applicant reports experiencing racism, homophobia

February 25, 2016 0 comments

High school senior Matt Sarafa posted a video on YouTube Feb. 9 claiming his alumni interviewer used racist and homophobic language during his interview.

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New report suggests admission changes

February 17, 2016 0 comments

In March, yet another year of what Frank Bruni of the New York Times has dubbed “college admissions mania” will come to a close.

Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

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Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

February 9, 2016 0 comments

The University’s early decision acceptance rate continued to climb, jumping to 22 percent from 18.5 percent for the Class of 2017.