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CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA The Office of Student Financial Services adjusted its financial aid to offer to Seth Owen (SFS '22), following his parents' decision to withdraw their financial support for him after he left his church community.

After Outpouring, Student Finds His Way to Georgetown

A GoFundMe fundraiser for a freshman kicked out of his home due to tension related to his sexuality and for refusing to attend his parents’ church raised over $140,000 to support his Georgetown education, and the university’s financial aid office stepped up efforts to support him. Seth Owen (SFS ’22),[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Rankings Prove Insufficient

For those who view rankings as a barometer for a university’s excellence, the past year has yielded mixed results at Georgetown. On one hand, the university’s record-high application season yielded a record-low acceptance rate of 15.4 percent, admitting a full percentage point less than the average acceptance rate of the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

How We Build A Class

The admissions process is the necessary evil that every college applicant encounters. Whether through the Common Application or Georgetown’s tailor-made application process, we all know what it means to slave over every word and mark of punctuation before hitting that dreaded but cathartic submit button. Despite our hard efforts, and[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top