The Vermont Cynic

The “other” admissions scandal at public universities

The “other” admissions scandal at public universities

Tori Scala

April 6, 2019

The college admissions scandal that surfaced in early March has made me reflect on the biased way in which colleges accept incoming first-years. Based on my personal experience as a current college student and someone who went through the college admissions process, the news of this college admissions...

The administration must reprioritize

The administration must reprioritize

November 9, 2016

The University has once again made a paramount decision without consulting some of the highest public tuition payers in the country: its students. Every single first-year student who comes to UVM in August will be forced to live in programmed housing. This decision has already been made by...

UVM school of medicine revamps its admissions

UVM school of medicine revamps its admissions

Colin Bushweller

October 12, 2016

Students applying for UVM’s medical school will face an admission process never used before.   The admissions department for the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine has shifted a major part of its application process. Now, instead of single one-on-one interviews, the department uses mult...

UVM looking to ease the stress of applying to college

Jackie Flynn

October 28, 2015

For many students, the process of applying to college can be challenging. UVM is working to change that. UVM has joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, a group working to help make the college application process easier for all students. “UVM joined the coalition because ...

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