Stories about "admission"
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.

Admission, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:20 pm

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

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.

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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