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 by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, says NPR, 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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