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Bates College seniors, left to right, Naima Qambi, Asha Mahamud, Allaina Murphy, Mekae Hyde and Alex Parker are graduating from Bates College on May 31.
College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Five seniors from Lewiston-Auburn chose Bates for familiar reasons: distinctive community, generous financial aid, and a rigorous liberal arts education.

Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
Students admitted to the Class of 2019 are the academically strongest, most diverse in Bates history

Friday, April 3, 2015 11:44 am

Bates College extended offers of admission to 1,208 students for the Class...

Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

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As the Jan. 1 deadline nears, the Bates admission team offers advice to apply

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:05 pm

The deadline to apply to Bates and other highly selective liberal arts...

A family studies materials distributed during an on-campus admission program. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
As deadlines near, 18 application tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018

Friday, November 8, 2013 2:13 pm

With application deadlines looming, the Bates Admission team ponies up 18 tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018.

Students in line for last year's Convocation procession, part of the opening of each school year. The Class of 2017 will participate in that tradition on Sept. 3. Bates College/Phyllis Graber Jensen
Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates' Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

Admission, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:20 pm

For admission statistics on the Class of 2017, staffing changes and other...

At the Jan. 18 retirement reception in his honor, Bill Hiss '66 acknowledges applause for his contributions to Bates. At left are his wife, Colleen Quint '85, and daughter, Jessie. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Slide show: Bill Hiss ’66 retirement reception

Monday, January 28, 2013 10:04 am

Hiss devoted his "full heart, mind and energy" to all things Bates.

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

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Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 8:29 am

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race...

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