President Bollinger released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to examine a challenge to affirmative action cases.
At 3:00 this afternoon, the Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid offices crowded onto College Walk to send the first batch of admission letters for the Class of 2019. Despite the cold weather, the officers somehow managed to remain cheerful—along with their sizable array of camerapeople toting DSLRs, point-and-shoots, phones, and iPads. (Bwog estimates there was […]
Today at 3 pm, officers from Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid gathered on College Walk to send Class of 2018 Regular Decision letters. This year, a total of 32,967 students applied—the third largest pool in Columbia’s history, though 1.5 percent fewer than last year’s. About 10 percent of them (3,298 students) applied early. Columbia admitted 2,291 applicants to CC and SEAS this […]
Bwog just received this statement from Jessica Marinaccio, CU’s Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid (emphasis is Bwog’s): We have received 32,952 applications to Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science for the Class of 2018, which is the third largest applicant pool in Columbia’s history. We are grateful […]
Columbia’s admissions and financial aid officers and gathered outside of the back entrance to Hamilton today at 3:30 PM to mail decision letters to this year’s set of Early Decision applicants. It was a quick event, and mostly consisted of smiling admissions officers waving around Priority Mail envelopes. Braving what appears to be the coldest weather […]
Bwog continues its exploration of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. This week, Bwog’s Keeper of Secrets Kevin Chen dug through boxes of crumbling Columbia Admissions documents and found some pretty cool stuff. 1860s and 1870s Back in 1862, tuition cost $100 per year ($2400 per year in today’s dollars), Columbia advertised in local newspapers, […]
Deantini and Dean Marinaccio at a staff meeting (metaphorically) Update, 8/15 1:30 pm: Deantini has emailed us back to explain why he decided to move Financial Aid and Admissions out of the Division of Student Affairs: I wanted Admissions and Financial Aid reporting directly to me. Whom we admit to the College is the most […]