Stories about "first-years"
Video: The importance of shower shoes and other advice to new Bates students

Friday, August 30, 2019 9:06 am

If you could go back in time, BatesNews asked eight seasoned Bobcats, what tips would you give your first-year self?

On Opening Day, Bates opens its arms to the Class of 2021

Friday, August 25, 2017 9:54 am

Aug. 28 is Opening Day at Bates College — the day when 510 members of first-year class move in and begin Orientation.

Meet the Class of 2013

Thursday, August 27, 2009 12:11 pm

Although the final numbers are subject to change, Bates expects new students to include 470 first-years and a single transfer student, drawn from 4,913 applications. Of the new students, 220 are male and 251 are female, or 46.7 percent vs. 53.3 percent.