One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or denoting a college admissions policy in which applicants are judged solely on their merits, irrespective of their ability to pay for tuition.
- ‘In other words, if there is an ethical Rubicon to be crossed between need-blind and need-aware admissions policies, we have already crossed it.’
- ‘As the school considers moving away from its need-blind admission policy, the issue of need-blind admission has become a hot topic around campus.’
- ‘Yale adopted its need-blind principles more than 30 years ago.’
- ‘Over the past decade, numerous liberal arts colleges have re-examined their need-blind policies.’
- ‘Wellesley also has a need-blind admissions policy - admissions decisions are independent of a student's financial need.’
- ‘Our need-blind admissions policy is also central.’
- ‘A need-blind admissions policy ensures that we have the strongest, most diverse student body possible.’
- ‘With or without adherence to a need-blind policy, factors that determine admissions decisions will never reflect an even playing field.’
- ‘If the funding is cut, Macalester might have to give up its need-blind admissions policy, Lindeman said.’
- ‘We are dismayed to learn of the President's consideration of abandoning the need-blind admissions policy.’
- ‘Fewer and fewer colleges are need-blind, and we're aware of that.’
- ‘The university admitted last year's entering freshman class under a new need-blind admissions policy.’
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