Admissions

Dean Fitzsimmons
Admissions

Harvard Will Accept Fewer Students in Class of 2022

After an unusually large freshman class this year, Harvard College will accept fewer students into the Class of 2022 in hopes of admitting more students off the waitlist.

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Harvard Law School

Following Harvard, More Law Schools Accepting GRE

Northwestern and Georgetown law schools have also begun accepting the GRE, a test typically used for non-professional graduate school admissions.

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Admissions

At Convocation, Faust Defends Race-Conscious Admissions

“We will continue to fervently defend our admissions processes, and the importance of diversity as essential to our educational philosophy,” Faust said.

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College

Justice Department Investigation Spurs Student Opposition

The Justice Department’s decision to investigate Harvard’s admissions practices for possible discrimination against Asian Americans has left some students feeling worried.

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College

Justice Department May Join Admissions Lawsuit Against Harvard, Experts Say

The Justice Department’s decision to reopen an investigation into Harvard’s admissions process may result in the government joining an existing lawsuit on the issue.

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Race

Justice Department to Investigate Harvard's Admissions Process

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.

College

Court Rejects Harvard's Dismissal of Admissions Lawsuit

A federal court rejected Harvard’s motion to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit accusing the College of race-based discrimination against Asian Americans in its admissions practices.

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College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

Harvard Law School admitted students weekend
Harvard Law School

Setting a Precedent

As it enters its third century, the Law School is judiciously reviewing some of its long-held practices.

Boston Latin School
Admissions

Boston Latin Must Participate in Admissions Lawsuit, Court Rules

Boston Latin School will have to turn over documents relevant to an ongoing lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian American applicants after a court partially denied Boston Latin School’s request to stay out of the lawsuit Tuesday.

Dean Fitzsimmons
College

Record-High 84 Percent of Admitted Students Will Join Class of 2021

​Roughly 84 percent of students invited to join the Class of 2021 accepted their offer, a marked uptick from the Class of 2020’s 80 percent yield rate last year and the highest yield rate in decades.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law School Expands Junior Deferral Program to Students at All Colleges

​Harvard Law School’s Junior Deferral Program will expand to accept applications from undergraduate juniors at colleges and universities nationwide in the fall of 2017.

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Admissions

Screw Stanford, Pick Harvard

While Stanford may be the Harvard of West Coast, we are still the Harvard of everything.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

After Further Study, Business School Backs Off Pledge to Double Female Protagonists

The Business School will no longer look to fulfill a pledge to double the percent of female protagonists of case studies after finding that an initial study underestimated that percentage.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law School Students Demand Sexual Assault Admissions Info

Four Harvard Law School students are demanding that the Law School clarify how it considers applicants who have been accused or found guilty of sexual assault.