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Whitman Admissions to Accept Vinyl Collections in Lieu of SAT Scores

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

Trevor Lewis, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

As soon as he started looking at colleges, Tanner Ackerman knew Whitman was for him. However, after ironically quaffing one too many mang-o-ritas from a mason jar the night before, Tanner found that standardized testing did not reflect his full academic potential. In our parents’ day, Tanner would be at L...

ASWC resolution advocates switch to test-free admissions

Annie Roge

October 23, 2014

A resolution calling for the Whitman College administration to stop requiring future Whitman applicants to report standardized test scores was passed unanimously by ASWC last Sunday. Changing admissions policies to be test-optional has seen a significant amount of support in recent years in the liberal...

Whitman admits fewer for Class of 2016

Josh Goodman

March 26, 2012

Following years of record numbers of admitted students, the Class of 2016 looks a little leaner. On March 23, the Office of Admissions announced that 1,364 people were admitted to Whitman this year, the lowest level since 2006, and down from last year's record of 1,654. The college also had fewer...

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