University | 12:48 pm | March 29, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

Yale offers admission to 1,975 applicants

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Yale accepted 1,975 applicants to the class of 2016, bringing the admissions rate down to 6.8 percent, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel told the News Thursday afternoon. The University offered 1,001 applicants a spot on the waitlist, Brenzel said, up slightly from the 996 students offered a spot on the waitlist for the class »

University | 8:45 am | March 29, 2012 | By Sarah Swong

Times columnist Kristof features Sudanese Yale freshman

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Over 28,000 Yale hopefuls will be getting their admissions decisions on Thursday. But the story of Arkangelo Paul Lorem ’15 — profiled on Thursday by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof — puts college admission in a whole different perspective. Kristof’s column recounts Lorem’s life story, from his childhood in a refugee camp in South »

University | 2:03 pm | March 15, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

Cost of attending Yale up 4.9 percent

A video about Yale financial aid reassures viewers that need will be met.

The cost of attending Yale will jump 4.9 percent this year, according to the 2012-’13 term bill released this Tuesday. Tuition will cost $42,300 — up from $40,500 — while room and board will cost $7,150 and $5,850, respectively — up $6,700 for room and $5,500 for board. With the rise in overall cost, Yale’s »

University | 1:50 pm | February 29, 2012 | By Dan Stein

Meet the brains behind “White and Blue for You”

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Last Tuesday, high school senior Jackie Milestone released a music video about her hopes to attend Yale after being deferred early action. Her video racked up over 10,000 views and has been featured on CBS News. The News got in touch with Jackie at her home outside Philadelphia. Dan Stein: How did you think of »

University | 10:36 pm | February 26, 2012 | By Jack Linshi

Times article features Yale prefrosh at Stuyvesant

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Rudi-Ann Miller may just be like any other prefrosh admitted to Yale’s class of 2016. But at Stuyvesant High School, she doesn’t even have to try to stand out. According to an article published in the New York Times on Saturday, Miller is one of just 40 black students currently enrolled at the Lower Manhattan »