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.

Tuesday

December 1, 2020 11:45 am

Navigating the New Normal of Optional Testing

Bates Dean of Admission and Financial Aid moderates this conversation organized by the College Guidance Network.

Thursday

November 19, 2020 9:39 am

Bobcat Chat: The Bates Student Experience, Episode 3

Bobcat Chat: The Bates Student Experience, Episode 3

Hear from current ‘Cats about why they chose Bates, what they’re studying, how they spend time outside of the classroom, and why they think this place is special.

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 10:11 am

Bobcat Chat: Sustainability Edition

Bobcat Chat: Sustainability Edition

Stewardship of the wider world is woven into the Bates experience. Hear from community members about how Bates continues to lead conversation and action about sustainability in higher education. We’ll also touch on how we’ve reached our goal of being one of only seven colleges in the country to go Carbon Neutral!

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 10:05 am

Bobcat Chat: Community Engagement, Episode 1

Bobcat Chat: Community Engagement, Episode 1

Interested learning more about Bates and how we connect with our surrounding community? Staff and students who engage with the…