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Video: Successful Admissions is about More than Numbers
A Potential Challenger to the High School Transcript
SAT Score Gains Reported from Khan
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Midwestern liberal arts colleges had rough year
05/10/2017 22:25:02 - (David)
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Kenyon College and Lawrence University seem to be among many liberal arts colleges in the Midwest that had a rough admissions year and are expected to lean heavily on their waiting lists. Grinnell College also saw a drop in applications but reports deposits are up from last year and the "academic quality"
appears to have remained consistent as well.
Bad news for those waitlisted at Harvard
05/08/2017 17:22:36 - (David)
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Harvard University announced the Class of 2021 had a yield of 84%, a pretty significant increase over the previous year's 80% yield. Consequently, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons stated, "The class is full at this point. As far as we can see, we're not going to be admitting people off the waitlist for August."
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Still need a college for the fall?
05/01/2017 15:28:16 - (David)
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NACAC is once again running their annual list of colleges that are still accepting applications. You can find the list by clicking here. We encourage you not to procrastinate,
however, as the number of colleges on the list will start shrinking quickly!
UC Berkeley's new MET program
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UC Berkeley released the acceptance rate of its new MET (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) program and it's a pretty impressive one at just under 3%. If you're not familiar with MET, it's an externally-funded, two-degree program between the College of Engineering and the Haas School of Business that officially launches this fall and is only available to incoming freshmen.
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