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The acceptance rate for the Class of 2021 dropped a full percentage point from last year.

Georgetown Acceptance Rate Hits Record Low

Georgetown accepted a record-low 15.4 percent of students to the Class of 2021, an overall 3,313 out of 21,465 applicants. The 15.4 percent acceptance rate marks a full point percentage drop from the rates of the last five years, which hovered between 16.4 percent and 16.6 percent. Of the total[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Applicants for this season’s MBA selection cycle at the McDonough School of Business will be required to submit a new video component. The addition of video mirrors general changes in the job market.

New Georgetown MBA App Features Video

The McDonough School of Business has added a video component to its Masters of Business Administration application cycle, embracing a recent trend in both MBA programs and the job market. In reforming its application in this way, the MSB follows other elite business schools, such as Northwestern University’s Kellogg School[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Jinwoo ChongThe Hoya

Economics, A Love-Hate Relationship

Thomas Carlyle first coined the phrase “dismal science” back in the 19th century to describe the field of economics. In a modern setting, the term aptly fits the majority of students’ relationship with the subject. Walk through Lau 2 in in the middle of the semester and you will see[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments 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
Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

When I first arrived on campus as a freshman, I was a bundle of emotions: excited to start a new part of my life, scared due to the newness of it all and beyond nervous to see if I would succeed. My definition of “success” at Georgetown was similar to[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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States in dark green sent significantly more applications than last year, while those in light green registered a slight increase. States in red sent significantly fewer applications than last year, indicative of a larger trend of decreased applications from the Northeast.

Applications Hold Steady for 2019

Application totals for the Class of 2019 remained nearly identical to the previous year, despite changing national trends regarding demographics and high school graduation rates. Regular decision applications were due Saturday, Jan. 10, but were accepted until Monday, the first business day after the due date. As of Jan. 13,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Yik Yak App Spurs Unease on University Campuses

The rise of social messaging application Yik Yak on college campuses around the country has sparked concerns over cyberbullying, racism and sexual harassment. Yik Yak is an anonymous forum that allows posts of 200 characters or fewer to be viewed by anyone within a two-mile radius. Users respond by “upvoting”[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Before Final Summer, A Dash for Internships

With interview season for prestigious consulting firms in full swing and application deadlines drawing near, many Georgetown juniors are entrenched in the competitive scramble for summer employment. “The entire process can be overwhelming and confusing at times. It was a whole new world for me,” Peter Prindiville (SFS ’14) said.[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments News

SIPS Launches Application Process

The Social Innovation and Public Service Fund will officially begin soliciting project applications Friday afternoon. The application will be launched at an event, “Improving Local and Global Communities Through Social Enterprise,” in the Fisher Colloquium, where Deloitte practitioners and SIPS Fund Executive Committee members will discuss ways to develop sustainable[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

New Blue & Gray Guides Secure Competitive Positions

With a 17.7 percent acceptance rate, the application process to become a Blue & Gray tour guide this year was only slightly less competitive than getting into Georgetown itself. The process, which involved both an application and an interview, began early on the morning of Sept. 11, when dozens of[Read More…]

by September 25, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News