Amelia Davidson
Staff Reporter
Amelia Davidson currently covers admissions, financial aid and alumni as a staff reporter. She previously covered the Yale College Council. Originally from the Washington D.C. area, she is a sophomore in Pauli Murray College majoring in American studies and economics.
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Yale recruits STEM students in first virtual Engineering and Science Weekend

On Saturday, Yale kicked off the virtual recruitment season by hosting 118 admitted students for the annual Yale Engineering and Science Weekend. For the past […]

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Students living on farms reflect on unique financial aid complexities

When Kellie Geisel ’24 applied to Yale, she expected that she would be able to attend for free. All of Yale’s financial aid material promised […]

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Yale to shift resources to intro classes, hire post-docs for some upper-level seminars as student body grows

With Yale set to welcome larger-than-usual classes of sophomores and first years the next academic year, professors and the Yale administration are taking steps to […]

Students for Fair Admissions sues Yale, petitions to escalate Harvard case to Supreme Court

On Thursday, Students for Fair Admissions — the plaintiff in the high-profile admissions lawsuit against Harvard University — filed a lawsuit against Yale alleging that […]

Yalies share thoughts on New Haven safety and YPD following Jiang’s death

In the weeks following the shooting death of Kevin Jiang ENV ’22 and several other deaths in New Haven, Yale parents and students have renewed […]

Yale Young Democratic Socialists of America launch campaign demanding a ‘Just COVID plan from Yale’

The Yale chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America, a student political group on campus, officially launched its COVID-19 action plan last Friday to […]

As decision release date is delayed, Yale prepares for second year of virtual Bulldog Days

As the pandemic continues to prevent safe travel to campus, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is planning a second iteration of virtual Bulldog Days for […]

Yale extends test-optional policy for 2021-2022 admissions cycle

Yale announced on Thursday that it will continue to be test optional for the 2021-2022 admissions cycle due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With Thursday’s […]

The Real Cost of Attendance

In the summer before her sophomore year, Lydia Burleson ’21 received a tuition bill three times her mother’s yearly income. Burleson, an FGLI student on […]

ANALYSIS: What a new DOJ could mean for Yale admissions

A week after the United States Department of Justice dropped its lawsuit against the University, Yale affiliates and other legal scholars weighed in on the […]

Breaking down Yale class sizes after pandemic prompted increase in student leaves

In a year characterized by increased leaves of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of student life, data shared by the University Registrar’s Office […]