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Yale ranks fourth as dream school

March 24, 2005 • 0
Many high school seniors and their parents are dreaming of bulldogs and “Boola Boola.” “A Princeton Review survey released yesterday that asked high school seniors and their parents to name their dream colleges ranked Yale as the fourth school amongst students, while New York University came in first and Harvard was placed in second. Out »
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New aid policy sparks reaction

March 21, 2005 • 0
Yale’s recent changes in its financial aid policy — which eliminate the parent contribution for families earnings under $45,000 and reduces it for families earnings between $45,000 and $60,000 — were generally applauded by admissions and financial aid officials at peer institutions, but some officials raised concerns about the technical aspect of the new policy. »
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Yale reforms financial aid policy

March 4, 2005 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin announced substantial changes to the University’s undergraduate financial aid policy yesterday morning, eliminating the expected parental contribution for families with incomes less than $45,000. Families with incomes between $45,000 and $60,000 can expect to see Yale reduce their required contributions as well, Levin said. The University also announced greater funding for »
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Yale announces financial aid plans

March 3, 2005 • 1
Yale President Richard Levin announced substantial changes to Yale’s undergraduate financial aid policy this morning, eliminating the expected parental contribution for families with incomes less than $45,000. Families with incomes between $45,000 and $60,000 can expect to see the University reduce their required contributions as well, Levin said. The University also announced greater funding for »
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Yale pressured by rivals’ aid changes

March 1, 2005 • 0
Christina Anderson’s love affair with Yale began the moment she first set foot on campus her senior year of high school. “I loved the Yale brochure, the Yale dorms, I had this idea I just loved,” Anderson said. “I remember walking down this beautiful street and I just remember being completely wowed at the dorms »
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Protest closes admissions office

February 25, 2005 • 0
Fifteen students held an all-day sit-in at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions on Thursday while more than 150 others rallied on their behalf, calling on Yale President Richard Levin to make sweeping changes to student financial aid policies. The students occupied the admissions office on Hillhouse Avenue from 10 a.m. until about 7 p.m, when »
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Levin states plan to alter financial aid

February 23, 2005 • 0
Yale will unveil changes in its financial aid policy within the coming weeks, University President Richard Levin announced Tuesday night at an open forum sponsored by the Yale College Council. Levin devoted a significant portion of the forum to financial aid, addressing the various proposals for reform introduced by the YCC and the Undergraduate Organizing »
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Early admissions still ignite debate

February 18, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. In December 2001, Yale President Richard Levin sparked a national debate when he publicly called for the abolition of early admissions in universities across the country, but to this day such an overhaul of the early admissions system has remained unrealized. Recognizing that »
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Physics prof Bromley passes away

February 11, 2005 • 0
Physics and engineering professor D. Allan Bromley, one of the world’s foremost nuclear physicists who served as the top science and technology advisor to President George H.W. Bush ’48 and founded Yale’s A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory, died Thursday afternoon in New Haven. He was 79 years old. Bromley died in his car early Thursday »
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Peers respond to ISA program

February 9, 2005 • 0
Yale’s introduction on Tuesday of a program to fund summer study and internship opportunities abroad for financial aid students was a move to help solidify a 21st-century image of Yale as a “global university,” officials at Yale said, and may push the University ahead in its competitive landscape. But the roll-out of Yale’s International Summer »
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Yale to provide aid for summer

February 8, 2005 • 0
The University today will unveil a program that officials said would fund Yale-approved summer study and internships abroad for undergraduate financial aid recipients, the first program of its kind at a top American university. The International Summer Award Program, a pilot plan to begin this summer, will award grants to students for summer options overseas »
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Bush advances aid reform in budget

February 8, 2005 • 0
In the 2006 fiscal year budget released Monday, President Bush introduced a number of far-reaching financial aid proposals, including the elimination of the federal Perkins loan program. The administration hopes to use the funding that will be made available as a result of these cuts to enhance support for Pell Grants. Bush laid out plans »