26 March 2020

Emory College Admits 4,142 Regular Decision Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

emory logoEmory College announced today it admitted 4,142 regular decision applicants to the Class of 2024, resulting in regular decision admission rate of 16.6 percent.

 

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26 March 2020

University of Pennsylvania Admits 3,404 Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

upenn logoThe University of Pennsylvania announced today that it admitted 3,404 applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 42,205 applications were received, resulting in an overall admit rate of 8 percent.

The targeted size of the Class of 2024 is 2,400 students.

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24 March 2020

Boston University Admits 18.5 Percent of Applicants to Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

bulogoBoston University announced that it admitted 18.5 percent of applicants to the Class of 2024.  

Overall, 61,006 applications were received for a targeted class size of 3,100. 

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24 March 2020

Barnard Admits 1,022 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

barnard logoBarnard announced today that it admitted 1,022 applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 9,411 applications were received for the year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 11 percent.

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21 March 2020

Wellesley Admits 19 Percent of Applicants to Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

Wellesley Logo 280 miniWellesley announced yesterday that it admitted 19 percent of applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 6,627 applications were received, up 2 percent from the previous year.

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20 March 2020

College Board Announces Plan to Offer At-Home AP Testing for 2019-20

Posted in Standardized Testing, Class of 2025

downloadThe College Board announced today that it is actively developing a new at-home Advanced Placement test option in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • For the 2019-20 exam season only, students will be able to take a 45 minute exam at home
  • Two different testing dates will be made available for each AP subject

Click here for the College Board website for details.

18 March 2020

NACAC Creates Website to Track Coronavirus Impact on College Admissions

Posted in Class of 2025

NACACThe National Association for College Admissions Counseling has introduced a website to track the impact of coronavirus on admissions-related activities and policies for current and prospective applicants.

Click here for the details.

18 March 2020

University of Virginia Admits 8,420 Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

uva logoThe University of Virginia announced today that it admitted 8,420 applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 40,839 applications were received this year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 21 percent.    The admission rate for residents was 33 percent vs out-of-state at 15 percent.

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17 March 2020

Coronavirus Impact on Campus Visits

Posted in Class of 2025

Update #17 (3/17 7:52am PT)

coronavirus imageThe Coronavirus outbreak has caused many colleges and universities to cancel campus tours, information sessions and other admission-related activities.

To make life easier for you as you plan your spring break travel, here's the latest status on campus visit availability for several popular colleges and universities we cover.

As you know, the situation changes rapidly so bookmark this page as we'll be updated statuses regularly.

Click on Continue Reading below for the list.

 

14 March 2020

Georgia Tech Admits 20 Percent of Regular Decision Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

gatech logoGeorgia Tech announced today that it admitted 20 percent of regular decision applicants to the Class of 2024.  

Admittances were drawn from a total pool of approximately 23,000 regular decision applicants.  

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14 March 2020

University of Georgia Admits 13,131 Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

UGA logoThe University of Georgia admitted 13,131 applicants to the Class of 2024.

A total of 28,524 applications were received, resulting in an overall admission rate of 46 percent.

 

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14 March 2020

MIT Admits 1,457 Applicants to the Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

mit logoThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced today that it admitted a total of 1,457 applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 20,075 applications were submitted this year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 7 percent.  

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14 March 2020

Johns Hopkins Admits 1,922 Regular Decision Applicants to Class of 2024

Posted in Class of 2024

johnshopkinslogoJohns Hopkins announced today that it admitted 1,922 applicants to the Class of 2024 under regular decision.  

A total of 2,604 early and regular decision applicants were admitted from a total pool of approximately 29,655 applicants, resulting in an overall admission rate of 9 percent.

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28 February 2020

Colleges Where Male Applicants Have an Edge

Posted in Your College List

student male

QUESTION: what happens when a college wants a balanced class but has to draw on a much smaller male applicant pool?

ANSWER: higher admission rates for guys!

We looked at several popular coed institutions and searched for places where there was a 15% or greater admission rate advantage for male applicants.  The result: an intriguing list of 16 schools to consider.

The majority of the schools on the list are liberal arts colleges, but you'll also be surprised to see names like Wake Forest and the University of Miami.    

To help you categorize schools into safeties, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.  

Click on Continue Reading for the details. 

28 February 2020

Colleges Where Female Applicants Have an Edge

Posted in Your College List

student-female

QUESTION: what happens when a college wants a balanced class but has a much smaller female applicant pool to draw on?

ANSWER: higher admission rates for females!

Like our previous post, we looked at several popular coed institutions and searched for places where there was a 15% or greater admission rate advantage, this time for women.  The result: a list of 48 schools for qualified applicants to consider.

The list is dominated by institutions strong in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), but you'll also find some unexpected names like Connecticut College, the College of Charleston, Franklin & Marshall, Kenyon and Lafayette College.    

To help you categorize schools into safeties, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.  

Click on Continue Reading for the details. 

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