After the ‘Varsity Blues’ college admissions scandal, Pomona and CMC have added new checks in their admissions processes for athletes.
College Board dropped the “adversity score” in favor of a new index, “Landscape,” offering a portfolio of a student’s environment.
Scripps admitted another large class this year, raising concerns of another housing shortage like last year’s, which sent 38 students to CGU.
The 5Cs released their admission decisions for the class of 2023 over the past few weeks. Some offered information about the admitted student pool.
A police manhunt for a suspect who ran from a traffic stop interrupted a major day for Pomona admisisons and prompted a brief lockdown.
Pomona’s refusal to grant leniency in rescinding admissions to students whose grades dropped after significant hardship signals the college’s priorities.
Some international students at the 5Cs report difficulties with the financial aid processes due to more restrictive policies compared to domestic students, such as need-aware admissions.
Four of the 5Cs have decided not to publicly release their early decision admissions data this winter, a departure from past years, when the
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34. 735. 760. These scores cannot even begin to describe a person. Instead, they reflect a student’s test-taking ability and instantaneous state of mind