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Georgetown Law Median LSAT Scores Increases 3 Points With Rise in Applications

Georgetown Law Median LSAT Scores Increases 3 Points With Rise in Applications

By Elyza Bruce November 4, 2021

The Georgetown University Law Center was one of six top law schools to report a three-point increase in median test scores for the class of 2024.  The Law Center Class of 2024 brought an “unprecedented”...

Students Call for an End to Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

Students Call for an End to Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo July 6, 2020

More than 200 students, faculty and graduates have signed an open letter to Georgetown University administrators calling on the school to abandon legacy admissions in light of ongoing discussions about...

FELDMAN & SHAHAM: Address Whiteness of the SFS

FELDMAN & SHAHAM: Address Whiteness of the SFS

By Amanda Feldman and Adam Shaham February 7, 2020

Attending Georgetown University has been a privilege. The faculty, the programs, even the students are all world-class. But something is off about campus. Georgetown is really white, especially the School...

Class of 2024 Early Action Admissions Rate Hits Record Low

Class of 2024 Early Action Admissions Rate Hits Record Low

By Hansen Lian December 30, 2019

TARIKA KUMAR/THE HOYA Georgetown University offered admission to 11.72% of early action Class of 2024 applicants, a record low despite the number of applications falling for the second year in a row. Georgetown...

New Georgetown Parent Charged in College Admissions Scandal

New Georgetown Parent Charged in College Admissions Scandal

By Kelly Anderson December 12, 2019

Georgetown University parent Karen Littlefair was the 53rd individual charged in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, according to a Dec. 9 news release...

MOAKLEY COURT HOUSE | Four parents of current and former Georgetown University students plead guilty for their roles in the nationwide college admissions scandal in a Boston federal courthouse on Monday.

4 Parents Plead Guilty in Admissions Scandal

By Clara Grudberg October 25, 2019

MOAKLEY COURT HOUSE | Four parents of current and former Georgetown University students plead guilty for their roles in the nationwide college admissions scandal in a Boston federal courthouse on Monday....

YICHU HUANG / THE HOYA | Applicants to the McDonough School of Business with seven years of work experience can apply to the Flex MBA program with the Executive Assessment standardized test.

Flex MBA Program Now Accepts New Standardized Admissions Test

By Myroslav September 20, 2019

The McDonough School of Business now accepts a new standardized test for its admissions application to the Flex MBA Program, a first for graduate business programs in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University...

ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | Many students enrolled in summer courses in order to meet the former course minimum requirement. Tuition for Georgetown summer sessions is $1,496 per credit.

Former GU Student Dismisses His Lawsuit Against School

By Riley Rogerson July 19, 2019

Former Georgetown University student Adam Semprevivo dropped his lawsuit against the school for a wrongful disciplinary process Tuesday approximately two months after the school dismissed him for his family’s...

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Student Lawsuit Comes Alongside Potential Dismissal

By Riley Rogerson May 16, 2019

Adam Semprevivo (COL ’20) filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University Wednesday, as the university announced its intent to rescind his admission and dismiss him and one other student from the school...

MOAKLEY COURTHOUSE | Stephen Semprevivo, one of five Georgetown parents implicated in a nationwide March 12 admissions bribery indictment, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday after paying an intermediary $400,000 to give his son an advantage in the admissions process.

Georgetown Parent Pleads Guilty in Admissions Bribery Case

By Riley Rogerson April 8, 2019

Georgetown parent Stephen Semprevivo and 12 other university parents pleaded guilty to fraud for involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme in a Boston federal court Monday. The plea comes...

ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB/THE HOYA | Georgetown accepted 3,202 out of 22,788 total applicants to the Class of 2023, making this years acceptance rate the lowest in the university’s history.

Admissions Rate Falls to 14 Percent, Lowest in University History

By Taylor Kahn-Perry April 4, 2019

Georgetown University’s undergraduate acceptance rate dropped to 14 percent this admissions season, the lowest in the university’s history, marking the third consecutive year of record-low acceptance...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Former Georgetown University head tennis coach Gordon Ernst pleaded not guilty Monday, along with 11 other defendants of the March 12 indictment which revealed college admissions fraud nationwide.

Former GU Tennis Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery Charges

By Riley Rogerson March 26, 2019

Former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst pleaded not guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in a Boston federal court Monday, following his March 22 resignation from the University of Rhode Island. Ernst’s...

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