Topic: Admissions

Students line up at Faunce Arch to begin the walkout.

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On 50th anniversary, alums reflect on black student walkout

December 5, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series 1968 Black Student Walkout

Sitting in a quiet meeting room at the Faculty Club, Kenneth McDaniel ’69 reflected on the black student walkout that took place 50 years ago and brought the campus to a standstill.

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.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting, Dean of Admission Logan Powell noted that the number of early applicants who applied for financial aid increased by 11 percent this year as compared to the previous year.

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Early decision applications surge for Class of 2023

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Dean of Admission Logan Powell presented statistics on the early decision applicants for the class of 2023 in light of the University’s Nov. 1 deadline at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

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Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Back in 2013, President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined need-blind admission for all undergraduate students as one of her goals in the University’s strategic plan.

University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

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University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

October 12, 2018 0 comments

The University’s yield rate — the percentage of admitted students who chose to enroll — rose to 61 percent for the Class of 2022, the highest yield on record in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

University removes SAT, ACT writing requirement

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University removes SAT, ACT writing requirement

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Applicants to the class of 2023 will no longer be required to submit the essay portion of the SAT or ACT, according to a University press release. In lieu of an SAT or ACT essay, applicants will be encouraged — but not required — to submit a graded paper they wrote for a high school humanities course.

Ocean State students dock at College Hill

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Ocean State students dock at College Hill

April 17, 2018 0 comments

While some high school students dream of going to college far away from home, others set their sights on a more proximate goal.

ADOCH gives students insight into campus life

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ADOCH gives students insight into campus life

April 16, 2018 0 comments

The past two days, the campus teemed with over 750 prospective students exploring Brown through A Day on College Hill.

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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.