Jordan Fitzgerald
Staff Reporter
Jordan Fitzgerald serves as a University editor for the News. She previously edited for WKND and wrote about admissions, financial aid & alumni. She is a senior in Trumbull College majoring in American history.
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“Cosplaying as a different class character”: life as a low-income student at Yale

Students reflect on income inequality at Yale in light of statistics about Yale College income distribution published in January’s financial aid lawsuit.

Record number of prospective first-years apply to Yale

The office of undergraduate admissions will read through more than 50,000 applications to decide the class of 2026.

Supreme Court to consider cases that could end affirmative action in higher education

The Supreme Court will decide the fate of affirmative action, as it agreed Monday to hear a pair of cases challenging race conscious admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. SFFA, the group challenging the two schools, has a similar case against Yale, which will remain on hold as the Supreme Court case proceeds.

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.