Jordan Fitzgerald
Staff Reporter
Jordan Fitzgerald edits for WKND and writes about admissions, financial aid & alumni. She is a junior in Trumbull College majoring in American history.
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Yale accepts 10.9 percent of early action applicants

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offered spots at Yale to 800 potential members of the class of 2026.

81 QuestBridge Scholars to join the class of 2026

Yale matches with second-highest number of QuestBridge finalists in partnership history.

Yale to meet 100 percent of financial need for Eli Whitney Students

Yale announced the policy change in late November, allowing Eli Whitney students the same opportunities to receive aid as traditional undergraduate students.

Four Yale students win Rhodes Scholarships

Four Yale seniors will cross the Atlantic next fall for graduate studies at the University of Oxford as part of the Rhodes Scholarship.

YLS Dean breaks silence over string of law school scandals

In an email to the Yale Law School community, Dean Gerken apologized for recent controversies and outlined the Law School’s course over the coming days.

Yale College sees second-largest early applicant pool in history

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will read 7,313 applications as officers begin to build the class of 2026.

International students, students with children laud financial aid expansion

Stakeholders responded after the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid offered additional financial aid benefits to international students and students with children.

Yale College Council calls for end to legacy preference in admissions, while Quinlan defends practice

A Yale College Council resolution condemning legacy preference in the undergraduate admissions process has pushed the issue into the spotlight, but the University is not yet ready to abandon the controversial practice.

Student advocacy groups herald student income contribution elimination as “clear victory”

Yale’s reduction of the student share of financial aid — which does away with the “Student Income Contribution” — came after years of student advocacy.

Yale College to eliminate student income contribution, expand financial aid

Yale will announce changes to its financial aid structure, including eliminating the student income contribution, expanding international tax policy and subsidizing child care.

Federal courts uphold affirmative action in SFFA case that parallels Yale lawsuit

On Oct. 18, federal judge Loretta Biggs of Winston-Salem ruled against Students for Fair Admissions, affirming the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s right to employ […]