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During this unprecedented time, we understand that students are facing new challenges regarding completion of the admissions and enrollment processes. Given the extensive disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are continuing to evaluate and adjust our admissions and enrollment policies at Boston University. These FAQs will provide answers to your most commonly asked questions and concerns.
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