Admission Archives

Thursday

December 10, 2020 8:45 am

‘So, are you really Test-Optional?’ Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger weighs in.

‘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.

Wednesday

November 25, 2020 11:56 am

Early Decision II and Regular Decision Deadlines Moved to January 11

Early Decision II and Regular Decision Deadlines Moved to January 11

This year has presented great challenges to prospective college students, their families, and the counselors who support them. In recognition…

Tuesday

November 24, 2020 5:03 pm

Message for Students and Educators Affected by COVID-19

Message for Students and Educators Affected by COVID-19

The Bates Office of Admission wishes all those affected by recent natural disasters and extenuating circumstances — including the COVID-19…

Monday

September 28, 2020 12:41 pm

Support for Students and Educators Affected by Wildfires

Support for Students and Educators Affected by Wildfires

We wish any individuals affected by wildfires a quick and safe recovery as you return to school and work. We…

Monday

September 28, 2020 12:22 pm

In Support of Students Who Engage in Protests or Walkouts

In Support of Students Who Engage in Protests or Walkouts

Bates College supports students who are using their voices to constructively institute change in policies, to protest against systemic oppression,…