Mar 31st, 2013
10:55 pm
March 31st, 2013 | University
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 […]

Jan 21st, 2013
4:37 pm
January 21st, 2013 | University
Application numbers rise 3 percent

Yale received an all-time high of 29,790 applications total for the class of 2017, marking a 3 percent increase over last year’s total of 28,977 applications. Yale expects to admit roughly 2,000 students from the applicant pool — about the same total as last year, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel. Due to […]

Dec 1st, 2012
3:14 pm
December 1st, 2012 | University
Harvard sees increase in early applications

Harvard has received 4,856 early applications this year, marking a nearly 15 percent increase from last year’s figure. This round of applications is only the second year that the school reinstated its early action program after eliminating it in 2007. The admissions office sent offers of acceptance to 18 percent of the 4,228 students who […]

Nov 8th, 2012
10:30 am
November 8th, 2012 | University
Admissions Office extends early application deadline again

The Yale early application deadline has been further extended to Nov. 9 for students still impacted by the residual effects of Hurricane Sandy, which tore up the East Coast last week. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions announced at the end of October that the Early Action deadline for hurricane-affected students would be extended from the […]

Oct 31st, 2012
2:22 pm
October 31st, 2012 | University
Admissions Dean Jeff Brenzel to step down in 2013

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel announced today that he will step down from his position at the end of the academic year in June. Brenzel notified students in Timothy Dwight College of his decision in an email this afternoon, following an email on the subject that University President Richard Levin and Yale College Dean […]

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