Amy Wang
Staff Reporter
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New common app sparks criticism

A recent slew of changes to the college application process has left many students and their counselors unhappy.

Silliman dean to step down

Hugh Flick, who has been a fixture of his college’s community for more than two decades, will step down from his position at the end of the academic year.

Steady yield rate for Class of 2017

Out of a pool of nearly 30,000 applicants to Yale, 2,031 were accepted and 1,360 chose to come to campus this fall.

Ivies encourage low-income applicants

The Yale Admissions Office has partnered with the state of Delaware to increase the amount of college preparation resources available to students living there.

Quinlan backs Delaware efforts to expand college access

This morning, officials of the state of Delaware announced a new initiative to improve college access for high school students in the state.

Symplicity draws mixed response

As students log online to peruse career opportunities for the summer or year, they may face a stark white page that is utterly unfamiliar.

Yale comes third in U.S. News rankings

For high school seniors, September marks the beginning of college searches, counselor meetings and campus tours — and also, the release of a new round of U.S. News and World Report’s infamous college rankings.

Yale sets sights on low-income outreach

In the last five years, Yale’s Admissions Office has aimed to recruit high-achieving students from low-income backgrounds.

Annual career fair canceled

After 12 years, the annual career fair will no longer be a fixture of the fall semester at Yale.

Campus summer programming broadens

More than 1,000 undergraduates and non-Yale students returned to the classroom this summer for Yale Summer Session.

Class of 2017 boasts socioeconomic, racial diversity

Amid soaring application counts each year, one trait that holds steady in Yale admissions is the diversity of the University’s incoming class.