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Benjamin L. Fu

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Attorneys General, Major Companies Back Harvard Admissions Process on Appeal

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura T. Healey ’92, alongside attorneys general from 14 other states and the District of Columbia, filed a brief in a federal appeals court Thursday in support of Harvard University’s race-conscious admissions process.

Harvard Files Reply Brief in Admissions Case Appeal

Harvard submitted a brief in a federal appeals court Thursday reiterating its arguments that Harvard College does not discriminate against Asian American applicants, marking the latest development in years of litigation over affirmative action in the College’s admissions process.

As Coronavirus Creates Uncertainty, Admitted Students Weigh Whether to Attend Harvard

Prospective College freshmen often have to weigh a long list of concerns when deciding where to matriculate  — location, academics, housing, social scene. Entrants to the Class of 2024 have one more: how their school of choice will handle the coronavirus pandemic.

Class of 2024 Petitions for Delayed Fall Semester over Online Semester

Members of the Class of 2024 sent an open letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow early Thursday morning urging Harvard to postpone its fall semester rather than holding classes entirely online if the coronavirus pandemic precludes in-person classes.

Experts Weigh in on Future of ACT, SAT as Coronavirus Thwarts June Test Dates

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic forces postponements, cancellations, and the possibility of online exams, higher education experts say colleges and universities should adopt flexible standardized testing policies for prospective students.

Admitted Students Weigh Pros and Cons of Taking Gap Years Amid Fall Semester Uncertainties

Some future members of Harvard College’s Class of 2024 said they are floating the possibility of taking time off before matriculating in Fall 2020 as the continued spread of coronavirus begins to cast uncertainty on the upcoming semester.

For Class of 2024, Smaller Applicant Pools Meant Less Competitive Admissions at Harvard, Peers

In light of shrinking undergraduate applicant pools, admissions to a majority of Ivy League schools were less competitive for the Class of 2024 than in recent years.