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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

ST. PAUL Ford plant redevelopment plans move forward St. Paul officials and developers have extensive plans for the site of the former Ford assembly plant in Highland Park. The plant, which closed in 2011, was finally fully demolished this summer, and the 122 acre site is nearly ready to be shaped into an important part…

Inside Admissions: Athletic Recruitment at Mac
Sports

Inside Admissions: Athletic Recruitment at Mac

If trends continue, roughly one-fifth of Macalester’s class of 2018 will be student-athletes. The majority will have been recruited by a coach, and those who are recruited receive priority in admissions. Prospective student-athletes labeled as recruits are those individuals that Macalester coaches believe would benefit their program, information that is passed on to the Admissions…

First look: the Class of 2018
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First look: the Class of 2018

In light of the upcoming spring samplers, The Mac Weekly sat down with Jeffrey Allen, the Director of Admisisons, for a prelimiary glimpse into the Class of 2018 and a discussion on the intricacies of the admissions process. TMW: What part of the admissions process are you in now? Did the timeline follow last year’s?…

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Common App glitches affect Mac admissions

This year, both applicants and colleges have reported serious glitches in the Common Application (Common App) system. The Common App serves over 500 colleges and universities, and the glitches have affected thousands of applicants, admissions officers, teachers, counselors and anxious parents. Though issues were first reported in early August, problems continue to occur. “On our…

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