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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After their historical accounts were anonymized, members of first cohort of women at Yale speak out

As part of the celebration of 50 years of coeducation at Yale College, members of the “first women at Yale” cohort — those who graduated […]

Pandemic disrupted over 25 percent of Class of 2020’s post-graduate plans, OCS report shows

The Office of Career Strategy released its annual First Destination Report this week, detailing the post-graduate plans of the Class of 2020 six months after […]

Biden DOJ drops Yale admissions lawsuit

On Wednesday afternoon, the United States Department of Justice dropped its lawsuit against Yale, which was originally filed in October by then-President Donald Trump’s DOJ […]

College Board announces end to SAT Essay and subject tests, will affect Yale College admissions

The College Board — the testing nonprofit that administers the SAT and Advanced Placement exams — announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer […]

FAFSA changes simplify Yale financial aid process

The most recent federal stimulus package includes sweeping changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, that Yale admissions and financial aid […]

Yale admits 10.5 percent of early applicants

Yale College admitted 837 students out of a record-high 7,939 early action applicants to the class of 2025 on Wednesday. The number of admitted students […]

‘I had an obligation to do what I could’: Sophie Huttner ’23 calls voters in the South to get Democrats elected

Although life during the COVID-19 pandemic is often unpredictable, for Sophie Huttner ’23, one thing has remained constant — for five days a week since […]

Yale alums named to prominent positions in Biden administration

Yale alumni John Kerry ’66 and Jake Sullivan ’98 LAW ’03 were named to President-elect Joe Biden’s national security team last week, as part of […]

Three Yalies awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Three Yalies — Brian Reyes ’21, Alondra Vázquez López ’21 and Jackson Willis ’20 — were awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship last Sunday, joining a […]

Yale renames, restructures Domestic and International Summer Awards

Beginning this summer, the Domestic and International Summer Awards will be renamed the Summer Experience Award and the International Study Award, respectively, and will serve […]

Harvard affirmative action ruling upheld, could move to Supreme Court, as Yale case remains in flux

On Thursday, the First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the 2019 ruling that Harvard does not discriminate against Asian Americans in admissions practices. The plaintiffs […]