Admissions brochures are full of “diversity” photos. But until colleges can promise on-campus inclusivity, such representation is unethical, argues Ashley Park CM ‘25.
When 306 of this year’s first-year applicants to Claremont McKenna College opened their admissions letters on March 24, they got the good news they were hoping for — and even more. But the joy from a $10,000 annual scholarship wouldn’t last long.
Seven percent of the students in Claremont McKenna College’s class of 2024 are related to alumni or donors, according to a report from the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. And in a shift from the 2018-19 admissions cycle, Pitzer College says it did not provide any manner of preferential treatment to legacy or donor-related students for those entering the class of 2024.
California voters can promote equality by voting yes on Proposition 16 to reinstate affirmative action, says Callie Radecki PZ ’22.
A new report provides details on preferential admissions practices for legacy students and applicants related to college donors.
The Pomona faculty voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to suspend the school’s requirement that all applicants provide standardized test results to be considered for admission.
Harvey Mudd College is canceling its admitted students programming in April in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Minerva boasts a stripped-down college experience — no sports teams, gym, library, dining hall or even classrooms — just residence halls in seven locations throughout the world.
The need-aware admissions system used by Pitzer and Scripps is keeping out low-income students and people of color.
Scripps admitted another large class this year, raising concerns of another housing shortage like last year’s, which sent 38 students to CGU.