Podcast: Admissions Decision Release Day

Admissions Office


We begin this episode with a special message from President Margee Ensign and Provost and Dean of the College Neil Weissman regarding Dickinson’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll also pull back the curtain on “Decision Release Day,” the moment prospective students learn they’ve been accepted to Dickinson. And Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester reveals the highly logical answer to last episode’s puzzler while keeping you on your toes with a new question. Email your answer to thegood@dickinson.edu by April 13, 2020, for a chance to win Dickinson swag.



Dickinson Takes Action in the COVID-19 Pandemic

President Ensign and Provost Weissman share an update on Dickinson’s response to COVID-19. You can watch their full Q&A session with parents and students here. Check the college’s COVID-19 Dashboard for the latest information.

Inside Admissions: Decision Release Day

Dickinson is moving forward with welcoming the Class of 2024. We visit Admissions on “Decision Release Day,” the moment future Dickinsonians find out they’ve been accepted. You can listen to more about the admissions process in Episode 203 of The Good!

Puzzler: One for the Fleetest of Foot

“How does one highlight decades of service and dedication? Well this individual has been a trusted mentor for 33 years, or is it for some only 28?  An inspiration even to Atalanta and Hippomenes perhaps? He did spend some time in Ithaca. Three former devotees are currently striving for the five rings in 2020, an amazing feat. One final clue: His name is redolent of something sweet, maybe something the hummingbirds would seek.”

Listen to the new question at the 1:53 mark below.

Email your answer to thegood@dickinson.edu by April 13, 2020, for a chance to win Dickinson swag.

The Good is produced by Craig Layne and Christine Baksi in association with Dickinson College's Office of Marketing & Communications. Craig Layne is the host. The podcast's theme music was composed by Jong Ho Choi '18. 

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Published March 20, 2020