Behind the Building of a Freshman Class

by ALLY HUTZLER, Editor in Chief & ANTHONY CAPOTE, Editor Most students thinking back on their senior year of high school probably have a very particular memory of the admissions process. In many cases, students might remember the fear and anxiety of applying to a range of programs and schools, and the overwhelmed excitement when they finally were accepted. Few, though, probably consider how hard that process … Continue reading Behind the Building of a Freshman Class

The Faces of the Summer Literacy Institute

Every summer, a group of 30 New York City high schoolers become acquainted with Manhattan College and know it as the place that confirmed their desires to attend college. David Hawkins, known as Trae to his friends, said that Manhattan College’s Summer Literacy Institute (SLI) played a key role in his college acceptance. SLI’s goal is to help NYC teens prepare for the college application … Continue reading The Faces of the Summer Literacy Institute

Smaller Freshman Class Arrives on Campus

by HALEY BURNSIDE, Staff Writer, & STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY, Editor Manhattan College enrolled about 820 new freshmen in 2016, according to data provided to The Quadrangle through email by Caitlin Read, executive director of admissions and enrollment operations. This year’s enrollment figures represent a 9.4-percent decline in enrollment from 2015. The slump in enrollment is paired with an acceptance rate of 71.4-percent, an increase of 4.3-percentage points from … Continue reading Smaller Freshman Class Arrives on Campus