Like many people, I am a big fan of the idea of space. It started, for me, with learning all the names of the planets through a Blue’s Clues song (and yes, Pluto was still a planet at that point) and then graduated into science fiction novels and films. I follow NASA and other research teams on social media and keep up with new research findings, even when I don’t entirely understand them.
What is test optional admissions, and why does it matter?
Why Agnes Scott is a test optional college, the changes we’re making to our policy and how test optional admissions can (and should) be considered in your college search and decision process. As a Scottie and a long-time staff member of the admission office at Agnes Scott, one of the aspects of our admission process that is most important to me is our test optional policy, which was introduced over ten years ago. Creating an equitable admission process is important to Agnes Scott and our mission, and one aspect of our process removing barriers that students may have in their way to applying to Agnes Scott is test scores. Standardized…
Welcoming the Agnes Scott Class of 2025
Learn more about the incoming class and why they chose Agnes Scott College It’s May 1, Agnes Scott College’s decision deadline for new Scotties to let us know if they will be attending. We’re so excited to introduce you to all our new Scotties as they make their way onto campus in the fall. Here’s a little introduction to some of the Class of 2025, in their own words: Jillianne Samiano- Chicago, IL I was drawn to the idea of women supporting women in classes, extracurriculars, and life. The student community is outspoken and administration at Agnes Scott is supportive and always willing to listen to student feedback. Being from Chicago, the…
Why a Women’s College: From the Office of Admission
A Look at the Numbers and Perspectives from the Office of Admission This week is “Why a Women’s College” Week, and we’re featuring a post a day from different perspectives on the value of an inclusive women’s college education. Today’s post was originally featured in the book College Admission Essentials: A Step-by-Step Guide to Showing Colleges Who You Are and What Matters to You by Ethan Sawyer, but written by Aimee Kahn-Foss ’08, Director of Admission and Rachel West, Associate Director of Admission at Agnes Scott. “As someone who made the decision to attend a women’s college, I didn’t choose my college because it was a women’s college. I chose…