This year has presented great challenges to prospective college students, their families, and the counselors who support them. In recognition of these extraordinary circumstances, Bates has moved our Early Decision II and Regular…
January 7, 2022 12:07 pm
Achieving authenticity is important for both prospective students and colleges themselves. Forbes reached out to Leigh Weisenburger, vice president for enrollment and dean of admission and financial aid at Bates, for advice about what makes a college application authentic.
December 15, 2021 4:02 pm
Sending you warm holiday greetings from Bates, where our students are back in full Bobcat form and there’s joy in…
January 5, 2021 11:41 am
Courtesy is indeed common at Bates. We believe our liberal arts experience opens doors of opportunity for all our students.
December 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Take an inside look into how Bates Dance is moving through these challenging times. Hear from our dancers on how they…
December 16, 2020 1:01 pm
Check out these playlists curated by Kian Moaledj ’23, Max Friedenwald-Fisherman ’21, and Anna Truman-Wyss ’21 for three quintessential Bates…
December 10, 2020 8:45 am
‘So, are you really Test-Optional?’ Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger weighs in.
Because Bates is in its fourth decade of a test-optional admission policy, we are getting more questions than ever from students, parents, guardians, counselors, and our colleagues in admission who are moving test-optional. Learn more about why Bates has been test-optional for 36 years, what the data shows, and how the pandemic has provided a needed push for institutions in moving the conversation forward.
December 1, 2020 11:45 am
Bates Dean of Admission and Financial Aid moderates this conversation organized by the College Guidance Network.
November 25, 2020 4:52 pm
Interested in a deeper dive into academics at Bates? Listen to this podcast created by Bates student Natalie Moon ’21 for her Science Communication course (Bio 126).
November 25, 2020 11:56 am
This year has presented great challenges to prospective college students, their families, and the counselors who support them. In recognition…
November 24, 2020 5:03 pm
The Bates Office of Admission wishes all those affected by recent natural disasters and extenuating circumstances — including the COVID-19…