Topic: Admission

Letters to the Editor

Letter: U. must recruit low-income students

April 1, 2013 0 comments

For Brown to become truly meritocratic, it must commit to an aggressive recruiting campaign for low-income students.


Tennis ’14: The illusion of need-blind admission

March 11, 2013 4 comments

College applications that characterize the holistic process provide admission officers with so much information it is impossible to ignore or disregard the applicant’s socioeconomic background.

Changes to the standardized test aim to guarantee scores that reflect classroom instruction and make the test accessible to all students.

University News

SAT looks to revamp in coming months

March 7, 2013 0 comments

The College Board announced plans for long-term research to modify the SAT.

Statistics by the College Board suggest that as family income rises, so does the student’s standardized test score.

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Despite debate, U. will still require standardized tests

February 27, 2013 0 comments

Student are split on whether colleges should consider standardized tests for admissions.

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U. refutes claims of ethnic quotas

February 27, 2013 4 comments

The SAT scores of Asian Americans are not held to a higher standard, the dean of admission said.

A record 38 percent of applicants identified as racial minorities for the class of 2012 .

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Apps for class of 2017 third highest in U. history

January 23, 2013 2 comments

Record numbers of international and minority applicants vie for spots in the class of 2017.

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U. apps increase slightly from last year

January 22, 2013 0 comments

The University received about 28,900 total applications this year, the third-highest number of applications in its history.