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Topic: college admissions

Letter: Response to SAT-optional proponents: Listen to the data

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Response to SAT-optional proponents: Listen to the data

March 4, 2021 16 comments

To the Editor: Concerns about equity in the college admissions process are always well-founded and necessary. However, a recent op-ed by Zoë Fuad ’23 calling for Brown to become standardized test-optional is misguided. It fails to acknowledge that well-intentioned efforts to exclude the SAT or ACT ignore half a century […]

Brown goes test-optional for second year in a row, citing COVID-19 pandemic

News, University News

Brown goes test-optional for second year in a row, citing COVID-19 pandemic

February 4, 2021 0 comments

First-year applicants to the class of 2026 will not have to submit a standardized test score with their applications, the Admissions Office announced Tuesday. The University initially announced its test-optional policy for applicants in the 2020-21 cycle last June.

Founders of College Access Tutors, Julian Jacobs ’18 (pictured right) and Abel Girma ’18 (pictured left) are set to expand their non-profit organization to other parts of Rhode Island and the Boston metro area.

Metro, News

Education NGO founded by Brown graduates partners with Providence Public School District

February 1, 2021 1 comment

Connect: College Access Tutors, an organization founded by Julian Jacobs ’18 and Abel Girma ’18, has partnered with Providence Public School District to offer free college essay tutoring to its students.