Raymond Carlson
Record number of applications for class of 2013

Yale received a record 25,925 applications to the class of 2013, the admissions office announced Tuesday. The number of applicants increased by 13.6 percent since […]

Briefly: Applications to Brown surge 20 percent

Brown University received nearly 25,000 applications to the class of 2013, the university announced late last week. Brown received about 22,500 regular applications, compared to […]

Briefly: Princeton posts slight rise in applications, sets record

Princeton University received a record 21,869 applications this year, representing a two percentage point increase compared to last year, the university announced today. Three quarters […]

Briefly: Applications to Harvard pass the 29,000 mark

More than 29,000 high school students applied for a spot in the Harvard College class of 2013, the Crimson reported Tuesday. The news means that […]


WASHINGTON — With hundreds of Elis looking on in Washington and many more gathered in dining halls and common rooms across Yale’s campus, Barack Obama […]

Briefly: Investigation probes study abroad finances

Few universities across the state have changed their operating practices as a result of an ongoing investigation of study abroad programs, according to a survey […]

No choice on scores

Yale became the latest school Thursday to dismiss the College Board’s plan to allow students to submit only their top SAT scores from individual exams […]

Additional aid has few takers so far

Although Yale announced in mid-November that it would offer additional financial aid to families struggling during the economic crisis, few students have taken the University […]

Yale to require all SAT scores

In a statement Thursday morning, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeff Brenzel said Yale will require applicants to send all their scores for the SAT Reasoning […]

MIT dean: We’ll allow Score Choice

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dean of Admissions Stuart Schmill told the News on Thursday evening that MIT will allow its applicants to select which SAT […]

Briefly: Pell grant budget to increase

In an upcoming economic stimulus bill, Congress will increase the budget for Pell grants by $15 billion, Politico reported Tuesday. If passed, the bill will […]