Art by Caitlin RoarkHigh school senior Steven Song had planned to tour a few universities where he had been accepted so he could get a better idea of where he would spend the next four years of his life. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, many schools like Pepperdine have closed their campuses and canceled admissions events, leaving prospective college students like Song … [Read more...] about Office of Admissions Adjusts to Uncertainty Brought On by COVID-19
Infographic by Natalie Rulon It's that time of the year again. After years of working up to this moment, high school students have finally hit the submit button. They sent their application to the desks of the Seaver College Office of Admission, left to wait in anticipation of finding out where they could be for the next four years of their life. Every year, the Office of … [Read more...] about Office of Admissions Considers the ‘Head and the Heart of Applicants’
Infograph by Kylie Myers Lovernich Apartments, traditionally reserved for juniors and seniors, will house between 150 and 200 sophomore students this semester, leading to a "net loss" in on-campus housing options for juniors and seniors, Director of Housing and Residence Life John Mathis said. This shortage of housing opportunities for upperclassmen is impacted by the … [Read more...] about Upperclassmen face constricted housing opportunities
Photo courtesy of Kristy Paredes CollinsAlong with the incoming freshman class and transfer students this semester, Pepperdine welcomed back alumna and former employee Kristy Paredes Collins as Seaver’s new dean of Enrollment Management. As dean of Enrollment Management, she will have “the privilege of leading the Offices of Financial Assistance, International … [Read more...] about Pepp Hires New Dean of Enrollment Management
It’s a stressful time of year. As tax season approaches and families rush to finish their FAFSA, navigating through the financial aid websites of colleges is a daunting process. Students and parents are expected to click through hundreds of links in order to comprehend how to receive the most aid possible. This is no exception at Pepperdine. The current estimated cost of … [Read more...] about Who receives financial aid and why?