Tagged - Admissions

5 students banned from campus for Gaza solidarity encampment

UR has been banning community members from campus since November for on-campus protests, but the first bans for current students were issued this weekend.

UR drops 11 spots in US News & World Report rankings

US News & World Report currently ranks UR as the 47th best national university, down from last year’s ranking of…

Commuting, the death of me

As a Rochester native, I wanted to get as far away from here as possible. I wanted to leave everything and everyone behind.

Let’s talk about the cost of UR

Our tuition costs more than Harvard’s and Princeton’s. I don’t know about you, but that’s insane to me.

UR’s housing crisis, analyzed

UR’s housing problem is not new. Now, with students scrambling for housing, administration is left with limited options.

Admissions sees changes in face of COVID-19

While much of the incoming Class of 2024 saw a move to online learning just weeks before the deadline to enroll, prospective applicants for the Class of 2025 face a rapidly-changing admissions landscape.

From the Archives: The ‘Fuji-UR-Kodak Affair,’ revisited

Larry Maushard wrote in a seething letter to the CT, “I […] would feel like an academic prostitute if I was part of the school’s current administration.”

Burdick, dean of admissions and financial aid, leaving for Cornell

Jonathan Burdick, UR’s admissions and financial aid dean and vice provost for enrollment initiatives, is leaving for a position at…

Bring back the scholarship in sports scholarships

Clearly, there needs to be more oversight of the recruitment process. Coaches taking bribes is quite bad, but it’s also difficult to detect. It should be far easier to notice when those enrolled as student-athletes do not actually intend to ever play the sport.

How to prevent wealth from predetermining admissions

It’s been hard to avoid the recent college admissions scandals,  in which many rich and famous parents tried to buy…