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Class of 2021 Early Action Admissions Rate Reaches Record Low

December 19, 2016 at 12:16 pm 5 comments

Georgetown accepted 11.9 percent of its 7,822 early action applicants to the Class of 2021, 1 percent lower than last year’s 13 percent and the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Georgetown notified the early action applicants about their acceptance or deferral to the regular admissions pool by mail Dec.Read More

Bridging an Academic GAAP

April 1, 2014 at 2:04 am 0 comments

“Congratulations on your acceptance to the Georgetown Class of 2018!” reads the GAAP website on its page for admitted students. The Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program provides one of the most crucial services to the Georgetown community each year. The open house weekends work wonders to convince admitted students who mayRead More

Our Worthy Gatekeeper

October 25, 2013 at 12:10 am 0 comments

As college admissions reach dizzying levels of competitiveness, it is heartening to hear University President John J. DeGioia call Georgetown’s Office of Admissions the most ethical in the country — for good reason. In an interview last week with The Hoya, Charles Deacon, dean of undergraduate admissions for the past four decades, spokeRead More

Colleges Deflate Admissions Rates With Incomplete Apps

September 27, 2013 at 2:37 am 0 comments

As college applicants compete for coveted spots, universities, too, compete in the race to drive up application numbers. The Washington Post recently reported that some universities are misrepresenting admissions data, particularly applicant numbers and acceptance rates, by including incomplete applications in total application counts. Incomplete applications are ones in whichRead More