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High school seniors Kristen Quesada and Haley Damon filmed reaction videos that captured their acceptances.

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In midst of COVID-19 pandemic, accepted students react to admissions decisions

March 31, 2020 0 comments

As the economy suffers and schools close in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, last week proved at least one constant: it still feels pretty good to get an acceptance letter from Brown.

Brown admits 6.9 percent of applicants amid COVID-19 crisis

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Brown admits 6.9 percent of applicants amid COVID-19 crisis

March 26, 2020 3 comments

The University admitted 1,732 students to the class of 2024, bringing this year’s overall acceptance rate to 6.9 percent, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Although ADOCH has been modified for weather-related reasons in the past, this year’s cancellation will mark the first time “in recent memory” an incoming class will not have an official admitted students event, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

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Brown cancels ADOCH to ensure safety of admitted, current students

March 9, 2020 0 comments

The University has canceled A Day on College Hill in response to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, Dean of Admission Logan Powell wrote in an email to recently admitted students.

SAT boost for low-income students could improve economic diversity

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SAT boost for low-income students could improve economic diversity

March 6, 2020 2 comments

A new paper authored by a team of well-known economists, including University Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs John Friedman, suggests that to improve economic diversity on college campuses, it may be time to give low-income students a boost.

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, will speak at the Casey Shearer ’00 Lecture, 20 years after he spoke at Shearer’s memorial service in Sayles Hall.

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Bill Clinton to speak at Brown lecture

February 24, 2020 1 comment

Former president Bill Clinton will speak at the University’s Casey Shearer ’00 lecture March 19, according to an email sent out to students in the English Nonfiction program.

Students share experiences with financial aid appeals

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Students share experiences with financial aid appeals

February 21, 2020 0 comments

When students receive their financial aid awards, the packages reflect a web of forms and information: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, College Scholarship Service profiles and other interactions with the Office of Financial Aid.

Tatum, author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”, emphasized that ending race-conscious admissions would threaten critical engagements between students.

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Beverly Tatum discusses racial psychology at MLK Lecture

February 12, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum visited the University Tuesday night for the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. lecture, discussing at length what it means to be a person of color in America, both historically and today.

Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

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Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Students for Trump at Brown, an organization supporting President Donald Trump and his policies, has become an officially recognized student group by the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Student Activities Office.

Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

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Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

January 23, 2020 0 comments

The University’s total applicant pool for the class of 2024 dropped five percent from the class of 2023, marking the first drop in applicants since the class of 2016, said Dean of Admissions Logan Powell. A total of 36,592 students applied this year, Powell said, as opposed to the 38,674 […]

While Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk spoke Wednesday, some students protested and challenged Kirk in a question and answer session.

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Charlie Kirk debates political issues with University students

December 12, 2019 7 comments

In a contentious night of debate between Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and University students, Kirk spoke for over an hour on Wednesday about his conservative viewpoints.