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Applying to UConn is Easier Than Before: New application process involves online portal 

Applying to UConn is Easier Than Before: New application process involves online portal 

From prospective undergraduates to graduate students, the application process for the University of Connecticut has been made easier with an online portal, according to Vern Granger, director of undergraduate admissions.  

Lessons from college admissions: How to create more diversity in politics

Lessons from college admissions: How to create more diversity in politics

The 2020 presidential race may be more than a year away, but that has not stopped prospective candidates from forming exploratory committees or outright announcing their candidacy. U.S. Senator Kamala Harris from California became the latest Democrat to announce a presidential run, adding to what is poised to be the most diverse presidential race in U.S. history. A lot of the national political dialogue is already focusing around the importance of a candidate's race and gender. While many voters are skeptical of weighing a candidate’s race and gender, college admission offices offer a compelling argument that voters should take such considerations.