University | 3:34 pm | October 29, 2012 | By Amy Wang

Early action extension applies only to some

Yale Admissions Office

The extension of the Early Action application deadline to Nov 5. will only apply to students directly affected by the storm, according to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. “This only applies to students directly affected by Hurricane Sandy, i.e. those living in the Northeast,” reads a clarification on the Admissions Facebook page, in response to »

University | 8:37 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Amy Wang

Citing hurricane, Yale extends early action deadline

Yale Admissions Office

High school students applying early to Yale will now have a few extra days to polish their applications: In anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy this week, the Yale Admissions Office has extended the deadline for Early Action applications to midnight on Nov. 5. The deadline, which was originally midnight on Nov. 1, has »

University | 10:16 pm | October 12, 2012 | By Rishabh Bhandari

After Harvard rejection, family sues admissions counselor

Harvard Yard

Many complain about the cost of college today, but there are few who can rival the costs that face Hong Kong couple Gerald and Lily Chow. The couple had funneled over $2 million to U.S.-based college admissions consultant Mark Zimny after he promised to use his connections and advice to get the Chows’ two sons »

University | 2:55 pm | October 8, 2012 | By Rishabh Bhandari

Law School dean weighs race-based affirmative action

Yale Law School.

This Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear the first oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that could restrict or eliminate a school’s right to pursue race-based affirmative action. In anticipation of the hearing, Yale Law School Dean Robert Post LAW ’77 and Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow LAW ’79 »

University | 9:32 am | April 2, 2012 | By Dan Stein

YouTube video can’t get deferred senior into Yale

Jackie Milestone did not receive a spot in the class of 2016.

Even though her four-minute music video plea for admission racked up 27,000 views on YouTube, Philadelphia-area high school senior Jackie Milestone will not be coming to New Haven in the fall. In a response to a comment from mosiemo13 asking whether she’d been admitted, Milestone wrote on Friday via her YouTube account that she “didn’t »