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Office of Admission prepares for Admitted Students Day

Christy Carley

April 16, 2015

Hundreds of admitted students, both prospective and already committed, will be welcomed to Whitman this Saturday for Admitted Students Day 2015. The day will include opportunities for students to sample classes, tour the campus and attend various informations sessions. The month of April is crucial...

Applications Up By 40 Percent, Acceptance Rate More Selective for Class of 2018

Emily Lin-Jones

April 4, 2014

According to the Office of Admissions, the number of applicants to the college rose by 40 percent this year, resulting in one of the most selective acceptance rates in recent memory. The office mailed out acceptance letters to potential members of the class of 2018 last week. "In general we saw great...

College prepares for influx of visitors

Serena Runyan

April 11, 2013

As May approaches and high school seniors everywhere begin to concretely ponder the next four years of their lives, it's become nearly impossible to avoid the epidemic-like surge of manila folders dotting Whitman's campus amongst sunbathers and Frisbee games. Spring Visitors Day and Admitted Students...

Adam Miller Selected as New Director of Admission

Maegan Nelson

March 31, 2013

Even as acceptance letters are going out for incoming students, the Office of Admission is undergoing a major transition in leadership. Claremont McKenna College alumnus Adam Miller was recently selected as the new director of admission to replace former director Kevin Dyerly after a nationwide search. "Adam...

Admitted Students’ Day offers slice of Whitman experience

Admitted Students’ Day offers slice of Whitman experience

Josh Goodman

April 15, 2012

Halley McCormick contributed reporting. About 205 admitted students, along with 200 of their parents, got a taste of life at Whitman during Admitted Students' Day on Saturday, April 14. The day included: sample classes, a mock Humans vs. Zombies mission, a tour of residence halls and an opportunity to learn...

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