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AP Photo/Paul Sakuma If you're applying to any of the United States's top colleges or universities, it might be a good time to downgrade your expectations. Because apparently schools are falling into a deep love affair with the rejection letter.
But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and how, colleges should be informed about applicants' histories of misbehavior. College admissions officials say the expelled students and others in similar
Firewood and poinsettias have replaced pumpkins and hay bales at Kings, and the Target halls are decked with tinsel, faux trees and red and green dishtowels. Evidence of the changing seasons is everywhere, but nowhere more profoundly than throughout
Colleges Gauge Applicants' Creativity (news article, Nov. 3): I began your article about quirky questions on college applications with a smile on my face, as I dimly remember finding them a pleasant break in my own grind of applying. But pleasure
November 8, 2013 In the late 1800s, elite colleges admitted students from private schools based on entrance exams in Latin and Greek. State schools let in almost everyone who graduated from high schools certified by the universities' professors.
Colleges Gauge Applicants' Creativity Nick Oxford for The New York Times Sam Endicott of Edmond, Okla., is applying to the University of Chicago, which is known for its offbeat essay prompts. Published: November 2, 2013 As legions of high school
Whenever the family took trips in state or around the country, they made sure to include stops at nearby universities, the better to help her get a feel for big versus small, rural versus urban. They made sure that Natalie played a lead role in
N.H. (AP) Dartmouth College officials say technical problems with the Common Application are prompting them to postpone the deadline for early admissions applications by one week...Student newspaper The Dartmouth reports (http://bit.ly/177Xpca )
The Common Application, which began in the 1970s, allows a student to [...] The Common Application, meant to streamline the process of high school students applying to college by using one application for a host of schools, has done the opposite for
Students applying to colleges this fall could see fewer glitches with their online applications. An official with the organization Common Application says the group fixed two major technical problems with its universal application. The application is