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Thursday

September 8, 2005 11:29 am

Bates Orientation 2005

The class of 2009 arrives.

Tuesday

June 7, 2005 12:32 pm

Why Bates?

On Valentine’s Day, as the Bates Admissions staff is halfway through reading, re-reading, and re-re-reading every one of a record 4,506 applications for the Class of 2009, the topic of conversation in Lindholm House is the courtship between applicant and college. For starters, the College expects a certain love light in the eyes of each student who applies. “We want people who want to be here, who have a passion for Bates,” says Jared Cash ’04, assistant dean of admissions.