Early Notification deadline – November 10

We’ve had a few blustery, rainy days here lately. Temperatures are getting cooler, and your Minister of Deadline Reminders and Other Action Items is hunkered down with his assistant. It seems as good a time as any to check in with current applicants planning to submit by the Early Notification (EN) deadline, who by now should be likewise hunkered down with their applications. The EN deadline is just a few weeks from now, on November 10.

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Admissions Visit Day

Today is the first of three “Visit Days” we’ll hold for prospective students this fall at Fletcher (November 4 and December 2 are the others, for those of you who might be able to join us). Sort of mini-Open Houses, or maxi-information sessions, Visit Days are designed to give prospective students a good look at a number of different sides of Fletcher, and usually are a lot of fun.

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Meet the 2019-2020 Admissions Graduate Assistants

With both the academic and admissions year well underway, it’s a good time to introduce (and re-introduce) our Admissions Graduate Assistants. These Fletcher students are crucial all our operations, and in many cases will be the first person with whom prospective students correspond and visitors meet upon their arrival. We’re so happy to have John and Madhuri (our second-year returnees) back, and to welcome Dani to our team, as well.

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News roundup: Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders, alumni in climate change policy, and fun times in New Hampshire!

A bit of a smorgasbord today of interesting tidbits that haven’t quite fit in other posts in recent weeks. First, a big congratulations to our friend Monica Ruiz (F16) for her inclusion in the New America Foundation’s Latino National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders list!

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Fletcher’s most delicious conference?

The Hall of Flags is currently abuzz with a bake sale in support of November’s 5th Annual Conference on Gender in International Affairs. The bake sale, that classic, defining form of informal fundraising, may call to mind images of rickety card tables with a few plates of Rice Krispie treats, brownies, and chocolate chip cookies. Leave it to the Gender Conference to remind us to check our assumptions, however.

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