Billed as “an introduction to New Haven, one of America’s most exciting and diverse small cities,” according to video’s description, the project was spearheaded by Michael Dunn, a senior assistant director at the admissions office. Dunn was the architect behind the “That’s Why I Chose Yale” video, which has gotten over 1.4 million views as of now.
Four recent Yale alumni have won the Marshall Scholarship this year.
This year, Harvard exceeded all colleges with six scholars followed by Yale and Stanford with three apiece.
Whether you have framed and hung your original Common App essay in all its Shakespearean wit and Dickensian style, or cringe each time you are reminded of the essay that landed you here as if being reminded of the darkest shadow of your past, every student at Yale knows the experience of writing an essay (or two, or eight).
This is the third year in a row that Yale has extended its EA deadline after a snowstorm and Hurricane Sandy affected students living in the Northeast in 2011 and 2012 respectively. Unlike this year — where the deadline extension applies to all students — the prior extensions were relevant only for students who lived in the Northeast.