On the road

As I know I’ve mentioned before, this “season” is an exciting one as it’s allowed us to start getting back to in-person events that have been off the table the past few years. To wit: I’m in New York City for the early portion of this week, representing Fletcher at Idealist and APSIA events, and conducting some interviews and individual admissions appointments on the ground in NYC. It’s my first real recruitment travel since 2019!

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Meet the 2022-2023 Graduate Assistants

Time to meet this year’s Admissions Graduate Assistants (GAs), readers! Our GAs are a crucial part of our operation each year, providing support in a lot of our communications, event planning, and application processing during the peak of Admissions season. They also are often the first people prospective students will meet or contact, and they’re great sources of information on the Fletcher student experience. We’re thrilled to welcome Chiara, Gabe, and Taehee to our team this year!

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Admissions annual “retreat”

We admissions types often hear some version of a comment about how things must slow down in the summer with no students around. It’s understandable that this might seem true from an outside perspective, but there is plenty to keep us occupied in the summer months between on-boarding the class arriving this fall and planning for future classes that will arrive in 2023. Yes, we’re already thinking that far ahead.

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An update from the Admissions Committee

Around this time of year I like to update readers on our work in the Admissions Committee. This process is one of my favorite times of the year: it’s a great opportunity to work with students, faculty, and other administrators in a unique capacity, and it always reassures me that we’re giving our applicants the deliberate and in-depth consideration they deserve.

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