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One who matriculates or is a candidate for matriculation.
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An 18-year-old matriculant goes to the beach with friends to celebrate his school results.
The Court has held consistently since then that the sole justification permitting a university to depart from color-blind admissions policies is "diversity"--enrolling a student body whose carefully chosen heterogeneity would enhance every matriculant's educational experience.
A matriculant with a diploma in paralegal studies, he refined his business plan at the Raymond Ackerman Academy after recognising his own grandparents difficulties in collecting their medicines.
The third son of a justice of the common pleas, a member of an old distinguished Leicestershire family, and a matriculant of Broadgate Hall, Oxford, Francis Beaumont (ca 1584-1616) became a member of the Inner Temple (where his two brothers also resided) on 3 November 1600 around the age of sixteen, apparently because his father arranged for his admission.
Matriculant age at anticipated matriculation, 1992-2001.
The AAMC reported that the grade point average for a medical school matriculant is 3.6 this year, continuing an upward trend that began in the 1980s.
An honors program should not turn qualified students away just because they do not match the typical matriculant. Diverse student populations do not always fit even the best statistical model.
If they fail all three attempts, students may appeal their results before being asked to withdraw from matriculant status.
Yet even the title of his coauthored book The Causes of Graduate Unemployment (sic) in India was misleading, and far from justified by the admission on page 1 that the term |graduate' would thenceforth describe all matriculant secondary school-leavers (of whom the majority never reached university and therefore never became graduates).(21) This curious usage of the word |graduate' may be explained by the authors' inability to find any significant unemployment of university graduates.