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College search advice, practical and heartening, from Bates admission experts

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:43 am

From big-picture goal setting to the do's and don'ts of the college essay, three Bates experts offer advice for the college search.

Video: Student athletes present their research at Mount David Summit

Friday, March 30, 2018 12:59 pm

Bates student athletes excel on the field and in the classroom. Hear from three of the more than 50 who participated in this year's Mount David Summit.

Bates College attracts record number of applications for incoming class

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:23 am

“We are meeting more prospective students where they are and telling a story that is more compelling and relevant than ever,” said Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger.

Quotes heard during admission decisions — and what they mean

Friday, April 8, 2016 8:00 am

In their deliberations, the Bates Admission deans seek to answer two overarching and linked questions: Is this student right for Bates? And is Bates right for this student?

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.

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...

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, by Bates alumni authors with long experience in Bates Admission, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

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...

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.

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.

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