University | 5:21 pm | May 10, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Harvard, Princeton report increases in yield rate

Though Yale has not yet released its yield rate for the Class of 2017, other Ivy League universities have reported increases over their figures from last year. Despite the cancelation of Visitas — the university’s traditional three-day welcome event for freshmen — Harvard reported that a record 82 percent of students accepted their offers of »

University | 11:59 am | May 9, 2013 | By Amy Wang

UCS launches new online resource system

Replacing its current eRecruiting platform for jobs and internships, Undergraduate Career Services launched a new online resource system yesterday for students and alumni. The new system — Yale UCS Symplicity — is an online site that allows students and employers to connect through various job and internship opportunities and is loosely similar to eRecruiting in »

University | 1:48 pm | April 2, 2013 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg and Amy Wang

Jeremiah Quinlan named new dean of admissions

Deputy Dean of Admissions Jeremiah Quinlan has been named named Yale’s new dean of undergraduate admissions. University President Richard Levin, President-elect Peter Salovey and Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced in an email to select staff and faculty members in the Yale community this afternoon that Quinlan has been appointed to replace Jeffrey Brenzel, who »

University | 10:55 pm | March 31, 2013 | By Amy Wang

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 »

University | 8:51 pm | March 29, 2013 | By Amy Wang

Ivies, Stanford, MIT post record-low admit rates

Yale Admissions Office

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 »