UCS to open satellite office

Beginning this Friday, UCS will begin hosting weekly open hours in a “satellite” office in Dwight Hall.

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UCS to open satellite office in Dwight Hall

While figuring out the perfect career path is still a painfully extensive journey for most Yalies, at least the physical distance to potential opportunities is about to get a lot shorter. Beginning this Friday, Undergraduate Career Services — the umbrella organization that offers hundreds of internships, recruitment sessions and career opportunities to Yale College students, […]

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Amid plummeting app numbers, law schools adapt to economy

The Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions earned a record-high number of applications this year.

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Penn admissions officer fired for mocking applicants

As university admissions offices ramp up their use of social media outlets such as Facebook to evaluate prospective students, one admissions officer herself came under fire for inappropriate behavior on the same media platform. Nadirah Farah Foley, an admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania, was found to have shared excerpts from applicants’ essays on […]

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Yale draws ‘zombie’ followers

Amid the University’s push toward increasing social media involvement, Yale’s sudden popularity among an online Chinese audience has drawn media attention for its account’s curiously high number of “zombie” followers. Since Yale debuted an account in December 2012 on Sina Weibo — a widely popular microblogging website, the Chinese counterpart of social media outlets like Twitter […]

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Yale to offer summer bridge program

In an effort to mitigate the rocky adjustment period some students face when they first come to college, Yale will debut a brand new summer program this year.

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Admit caught in crossfire of immigration fight

Most students applying to college hope only for a letter of acceptance. But for some, admission to a university alone is not enough to allow them to attend.

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City weighed in college admissions

Yale's Undergraduate Admissions Office faces the challenge of fighting stereotypes about New Haven among students applying to college.

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STEM students descend on campus for YES-W

More than 100 high school students flooded Kroon Hall on Sunday morning to learn about brain tumors, mathematical symmetry and robotics.

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Admissions Office celebrates V-Day with love poem contest

Love is in the air at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, which announced a rosy, Valentine’s-themed “I <3 Handsome Dan Poetry Contest” this week on its official Facebook page. The contest — which prompts high school students who are applying to Yale to write a “Yale-themed love poem” on the Admissions Office’s Facebook page — offers […]

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Two Yalies named Gates Scholars

Matt Shafer ’13 and Rachel Kurchin ’13 have been announced as recipients of the 2013 Gates Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that allows students from outside the United Kingdom to pursue fully funded postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. Shafer — who studies in the Philosophy Department at Yale — will pursue an M.Phil. degree […]

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