High school senior posts college rejection op-ed

Last week’s flurry of college admission decisions left thousands of high school students elated by their acceptances and another hundreds of thousands disappointed at their rejection letters. On Friday, one rejected student posted a tongue-in-cheek commentary in The Wall Street Journal on her college application experience, a piece that has garnered national attention and sparked […]

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Ivies, Stanford, MIT post record-low admit rates

It’s that time of year again — several colleges released their admissions decisions this week, sending hundreds of thousands of anxious high school students into either incredible elation or crushing disappointment. Seven out of the eight Ivy League schools posted all-time low acceptance rates for the class of 2017 yesterday, making for the most competitive […]

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Admit rate hits record low

For over three months, 30,000 high school seniors have been holding their breaths.

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Admit rate falls to all-time low

Yale will admit 6.72 percent of students for the next incoming class, hitting the lowest-ever acceptance rate in University history. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will accept 1,991 students this year for the class of 2017 from a pool of 29,610 total applications, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel said in a Thursday email to […]

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Alum supports financial literacy

With Commencement looming two months away, the Financial Aid Office and Undergraduate Career Services are racing to prepare Yale seniors for life after graduation, especially in the sometimes daunting realm of personal finance. But the University’s current offerings may not be enough.

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Term bill increases, but financial aid budget falls

The cost of attending Yale will increase by roughly 4 percent for the next academic year.

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Term bill to increase by 4 percent

Yale announced a $57,500 undergraduate term bill for the 2013-’14 academic year on Tuesday — a roughly 4 percent increase from the current year. The new term bill, which is approved by the Yale Corporation each year, sets tuition at $44,000 and room and board at $13,500 for the next year. Tuition is currently at […]

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Yale tackles financial illiteracy

On an ordinary day, the lobby of the Student Financial Services Center is clean, brightly lit — and almost completely empty.

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UCS to open satellite office

Beginning this Friday, UCS will begin hosting weekly open hours in a “satellite” office in Dwight Hall.

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UCS to open satellite office in Dwight Hall

While figuring out the perfect career path is still a painfully extensive journey for most Yalies, at least the physical distance to potential opportunities is about to get a lot shorter. Beginning this Friday, Undergraduate Career Services — the umbrella organization that offers hundreds of internships, recruitment sessions and career opportunities to Yale College students, […]

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Amid plummeting app numbers, law schools adapt to economy

The Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions earned a record-high number of applications this year.

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Penn admissions officer fired for mocking applicants

As university admissions offices ramp up their use of social media outlets such as Facebook to evaluate prospective students, one admissions officer herself came under fire for inappropriate behavior on the same media platform. Nadirah Farah Foley, an admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania, was found to have shared excerpts from applicants’ essays on […]

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