Tag: admissions

Returning Academia To The Hands Of Academics

BY STEVEN ZHOU, CONTRIBUTOR  In the wake of the series of admissions scandals ranging from fake athletic profiles to transferring custody of children away from wealthy families, colleges like Yale and University of Southern California (USC) have proposed a long-overdue…

Mason Nation Grows

Student enrollment for fall 2019 shows an increase in student body BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER Mason continues to be the largest public university in Virginia with 37,873 students as of fall 2019, according to the Office of Institutional Planning…

VA in-state ratio bill fails in committee

This story was originally published in the March 23 print issue. A Virginia General Assembly bill for a percentage cap on out-of-state students wasn’t passed, again. The in-state ratio bill “died” in the Committee on Education in February 10. House…

Admissions office opens new visitor and tour center

The Admissions office recently opened a new tour and visitors center in Merten Hall. According to Lauren Wagner, senior assistant director of admissions and advisor to the Mason Ambassadors, the new location will help Mason cater to a growing number…