Episode 03: 10 Years of Need-Blind Admission

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The need-blind admission initiative is the single most distinct feature that Phillips Academy is recognized for around the globe. This episode dives into Andover’s progressive financial aid policies and the history of need-blind admission. On the eve of celebrating a decade of its existence Jim Ventre ‘79, dean of admission and financial aid, sits down to discuss the game-changing initiative, what ‘Big Blue Nice’ means, and why socioeconomic status plays no part in how students are admitted to Andover.

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