admissions officer


: an official at a school who is in charge of admitting students

Examples of admissions officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whatever the future holds, Bradford has a very impressive addition to his résumé that might impress a college admissions officer looking for students with ambition and unusual experiences. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 24 Jan. 2024 Robert and Patricia decided to send her to Kent, a private boarding school in Connecticut where her uncle was an admissions officer. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024 Dan Duprez, a former New College admissions officer, said he was troubled by the tactics used to grow the incoming class, noting that the grade-point averages and standardized test scores of new students were lower than those of past freshman classes. Patricia Mazzei, New York Times, 23 Sep. 2023 Imagine being an admissions officer at a large state school who must review 4,000 of, say, 20,000 applications that came in before the deadline. IEEE Spectrum, 1 Sep. 2023 Adam Nguyen, a former Columbia University admissions officer who now counsels college applicants via his firm Ivy Link, will also encourage students of color to ask their teachers and college guidance counselors to hint at their race or ethnicity in their recommendation letters. Time, 11 July 2023 Fisher College in Boston, for instance, cut satellite locations as student preferences shifted to online classes, the school’s chief admissions officer, Robert Melaragni, said. Globe Staff,, 28 Apr. 2023 Unlike many traditional private college admissions consultants, Hoskin hasn't served as an admissions officer before. Victoria Feng, ABC News, 1 July 2023 Fitzsimmons apparently believed that the admissions officer whose name was on the Harvard stationery had actually authored the memo. Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2023

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“Admissions officer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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