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Fordham Goes Test-Optional Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

June 6, 2020

After the coronavirus outbreak, many ACT and SAT exams were canceled, leading Fordham to go test-optional for the next two years.

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Welcoming the Class of 2024 Digitally

April 21, 2020

Incoming students are having to take virtual tours, attend online Zoom sessions and rely on Facebook groups to get to know their future classmates.

Fordham Admissions event at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, Ill. The change in the NACAC's code of ethics means that colleges can now offer more admissions incentives to students, even after they've rejected their official offer of admission.

Regulations Made to Protect Students Removed by NACAC

October 30, 2019

On Sept. 28, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) changed its code of ethics, affecting colleges and universities around the country.


Fordham’s Growing Number of International Students is a National Trend

May 20, 2016

By TERRY ZENG Copy Editor The number of international students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, ...

Fordham’s Ever-growing International Student Body

April 25, 2016

By TERRY ZENG Contributing Writer Nights before her trip to Japan during spring break, Yiwen Li, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’17, finished up her midterm paper for h...

The SAT Prep book selection at Quinn Library might need to be updated after the new tests are put in place. (PHOTO BY SOFIA ALVAREZ/ THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Admissions Adjusts to New SAT Format

April 8, 2016

By PARDEEP CATTRY Contributing Writer For the newest cycle of applications, the Fordham Admissions departm...

Crime Query Won’t Be Dropped on Applications

November 20, 2014

By QUENNIE CHENContributing WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 In response to concerns made by critics, three New York colleges have abolished the crime query on their applications this past October. Students who have completed the Common Application for college admissions are probably familiar with the question: “Have you ev...