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Class of 2023 Early Action Admissions Rate Reaches Record Low

Georgetown University offered admission to 11.78 percent of applicants through its early action program, a record low even as the number of early applications fell from last year’s record high. Georgetown accepted 919 students of the total 7,802 early action applicants to the class of 2023, a decrease from last[Read More…]

by January 3, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Colleges Turn Away from SAT, ACT

Due to questions about the accuracy of aptitude tests such as the SAT and the ACT, some universities are seeking other ways of evaluating applicants’ abilities. Starting this fall, Bard College is giving high school seniors a way to redeem poor grades and worse test scores through writing four 2,500-word[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments News

GU Disagrees With ACT Survey

While a survey released by the ACT on April 17 found that few college educators perceived high school graduates to be academically prepared for college, Georgetown professors generally found incoming freshmen ready for the rigor of university academics. According to the survey, 89 percent of high school educators reported their[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News

Bucknell Inflation Announcement Indicates Nationwide Pattern

Bucknell University announced Jan. 25 that its admissions department had misreported SAT and ACT scores between 2006 and 2012, following a pattern among universities of inflating students’ test scores. “The outcome of all these errors was that our SAT scores across each of the seven years were reported to various organizations,[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Congress Considers Campus Security Act

Members of Congress called for the creation of a national center for campus security and protocol training last Thursday. The Center to Advance, Monitor and Preserve University Security Safety Act of 2011, endorsed by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), was drafted to connect colleges with one[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City News, News