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Faculty: Mark Danner

Mark Danner

Mark Danner is a writer and reporter who for 25 years has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict. He has covered, among many other stories, wars and political conflict in Central America, Haiti, the Balkans, Iraq and the Middle East, and, most recently, the story of torture during the War on Terror. Danner is James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College, and has been on the faculty since 2003.
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Dates and Deadlines 2014–2015

First-year international applicants who are not U.S. citizens who are requesting financial aid must apply through the Regular Admission process. Financial aid application and Certification of Finances due date is January 1 for students who are not U.S. citizens.

Application Plan Application Due
Admission Notification
Financial Aid Application Due Deposit Due Interviews
(optional)
Regular Admission Jan. 1 End-March Feb. 15 May 1 Unavailable
Bard Entrance Examination* Nov. 1 End-December Feb. 15** May 1 Unavailable
Early Action* Nov. 1 End-December Feb. 15** May 1 Unavailable
Early Decision* Nov. 1 End-December Dec. 15** Within a month after receipt of decision and/or financial aid package Unavailable
Immediate Decision
Plan (IDP)
*
Nov. 1
Next business day after your IDP date Feb. 15** May 1 On your date in November
Bard College Conservatory
of Music
Jan. 1 By April 1 Feb. 15 May 1 First week of March (auditions)
Spring Transfer Nov. 1 Mid-December Nov. 1 Jan. 1 Unavailable
Fall Transfer March 1 May 1 Feb. 15 (U.S. citizens)
March 1 (Non citizens)
May 15 Until Feb. 27

*First-year applicants only; transfer candidates are not eligible.

**Early Decision candidates must file the CSS Profile by December 15 in order to receive an early decision financial aid estimate letter. Those applying through other early application methods—Bard Entrance Examination, Early Action, or IDP—may apply for an early decision financial aid estimate letter by submitting their CSS Profile by December 15. Please note that the FAFSA becomes available on January 1 and is due by February 15. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information.


All Financial Aid/Scholarship applicants, who have provided the appropriate documentation, will automatically be considered for all Bard College scholarships for which they may be eligible. Scholarships that require additional supplements are: The Distinguished Scientist Scholars (DSS) and the Levy Economics Scholarship. www.bard.edu/financialaid/programs/bard/

NOTE: Admission decisions are sent by mail and via email for those with international mailing addresses.

Interviews

NOTE: There are no longer any interview times available for first-year applicants.

Interviews are not required for admission but are available to applicants. All interviews are conducted by admission counselors either on campus* or via Skype and should be completed by the date listed for the chosen application plan. (Look at the last column in the "Dates and Deadlines" table above.) Interviews must be scheduled at least seven days (one week) in advance. If you plan to take a campus tour the day of your interview, please schedule the interview after the tour.