Barnard College 2021-2022 Essay Prompts

Barnard College has released its essay prompts for the 2021-2022 admissions cycle. Applicants to the Barnard College Class of 2026 will be asked to answer three essay prompts, each in 300 words, although one is labeled as optional. So what are the questions applicants to the Manhattan-based institution will be … 

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A Salute to Barnard College

We would like to take the opportunity to salute Barnard College for following in the footsteps of pioneers like Bryn Mawr College, Smith College, and Wellesley College, all-women’s colleges that now accept transgender female applicants. As “The New York Times” reports in a piece by Elizabeth A. Harris entitled “Barnard College, … 

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Barnard Admissions

There was a letter to the editor recently on the pages of “The Columbia Spectator” that we found quite well argued. In the letter, entitled “Barnard deliberately caused housing shortage,” Daniel Liss argues that Barnard intentionally accepted more students than they could possibly house. One of the key data points Liss … 

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