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College Early Admissions Practices Under Investigation

College Early Admissions Practices Under Investigation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In conversation with NYU students who applied Early Decision, a college admissions practice under federal investigation.

Acceptance Rate Drops to 19 Percent for the Class of 2022

Acceptance Rate Drops to 19 Percent for the Class of 2022

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The acceptance rate for the NYU Class of 2022 fell to a record low of 19 percent after admissions decisions were released this Thursday.

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Admissions" is new play from Joshua Harmon that portrays the various stages of anxiety one undergoes when applying to university's with low acceptance rates.

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Liberal Studies should not be made its own school independent from the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is not fully developed and needs to attract more students before it is granted independence.

Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

NYU Receives Over 75,000 Applications for Class of 2022

NYU Receives Over 75,000 Applications for Class of 2022

By Kenneth Jung, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU is opening a new admissions center because of the record number of applications that it received this year.

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU admitted the most diverse group of students in 16 years for the class of 2021. Current and prospective NYU students react to this announcement.

NYU Acceptance Rate Drops to 27 Percent

NYU Acceptance Rate Drops to 27 Percent

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

April 11, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The acceptance rate for NYU's class of 2021 fell from 2016's 35 percent to 27 percent. The admission demographic also highlights the largest percentage of international students in NYU's history and the largest percentage of African-American and Latinx students in the last 16 years.

Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

By Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The class of 2020 is hopeful that President Hamilton's new affordability initiatives will decrease the burden of NYU's tuition.

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The ALI exams are more arbitrarily evaluated than the standard TOEFL and often mandates that students take an unnecessary expensive course, placing an unfair burden on international students.

Applicant’s Angry Twitter Stream Spurs Policy Review

By Jessica Martinez, Social Media Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU hopes to increase diversity after clarifying it will waive application fees for low-income students.

What You Missed Over Break

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Washington Square News takes a look at what happened while students were off campus for winter break.

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