Some Georgetown Students and Professors Rally Against Tests in Admissions

As our loyal readers know all too well, “test-optional” policies at universities mean about as much as a $50 gift card on a Black Friday purchase of $1,000 or more at a Five-and-Dime store. Who is purchasing $1,000 worth of goods at a Five-and-Dime? Sorry, we just had to vent … 

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Georgetown Admission Figures

Georgetown University isn’t exactly a trendsetter in highly selective college admissions. Years after America’s elite colleges began notifying applicants of their admissions decisions electronically, this past March, Georgetown finally decided to stop snail mailing decisions. Yes, it took a worldwide pandemic for Georgetown’s Dean of Admissions Charles Deacon, a lion … 

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A Favorite Son of Georgetown

Regular readers of our college admissions blog know why we write about college basketball from time to time. As a general rule of thumb, the further a team advances in March Madness, the more applications the school tends to receive the subsequent admissions cycle. And so we would be remiss … 

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Georgetown Releases Admissions Decisions Electronically

There have been SAT/ACT cancelations, AP test modifications, and college tour cancelations. But the novel coronavirus pandemic hasn’t yet led to many super significant, enduring changes yet in the world of highly selective college admissions — except maybe at Georgetown University. Stop the presses. This is utter madness. Georgetown University … 

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Georgetown University Class of 2023 Early Action Statistics

A new benchmark was set for Georgetown University’s admissions office this fall. In all, 7,802 students applied Early Action to Georgetown this cycle — a figure down from last Early Action cycle’s all-time high of 8,387 applicants. But of the students who applied this Early Action cycle, only 919 earned … 

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Georgetown Class of 2022

Georgetown University has released its admissions decisions for the Class of 2022 and what a year it was for the alma mater of Patrick Ewing, Dikembo Mutombo, and Alonzo Mourning. In all, 22,897 students submitted applications to Georgetown in the hope of becoming members of the Georgetown Class of 2022 … 

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Early Action at Georgetown

The total application number for Early Action at Georgetown is in. In all, 6,624 students applied Early Action to Georgetown, completing their applications in advance of the November 1st deadline. This number might go up a bit since the university will still be accepting applications submitted by mail so long as … 

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