Post Tagged with: "common app"

GU Declines New Admissions Group

More than 80 colleges — including all eight Ivy League schools, Stanford University, the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia — formed the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success in late September to provide an alternative to the Common Application. Although Georgetown’s Office of[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Colleges Weigh Common Assessments

Amid a growing movement for colleges to undergo national standardized assessments, Georgetown officials have said such efforts are misleading and narrow in scope. In the past five years, a number of measures designed to gauge the quality of a college education through standardized test scores and other indicators have been developed. The[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments News

Above the Hype

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon may be on to something. Recently he commented on Georgetown’s selectivity numbers, saying “we do not want more applicants.” Bucking the nationwide trend of excess college marketing, Georgetown has made a decision not to become mired in the numbers game. This unique stance may[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Opinion