Tag: macalester admissions


The time has come: Macalester must go test-optional

To test or not to test? Mac is currently deliberating its admissions policy to make the submission of standardized test scores optional components of a student application. Following MCSG’s March 2017 unanimous resolution that called on Mac to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, neither President Brian Rosenberg nor the Admissions Office has made a decision….


MCSG Overseer: Allen discusses QuestBridge, admissions practices

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid Jeff Allen on the changes in Macalester’s admissions processes over the last several years. One of the new programs that Allen highlighted is its partnership with QuestBridge, a national nonprofit that helps colleges identify, recruit and enroll low-income and…