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Making our case for the activities fee

Numbers are a funny thing. Even the simplest ones can trip up the best of newspapers with the best intent. A recent article about the student activities fee, “YCC sees large fee opt-out” (9/20), seems to be the latest victim. Because of the numbers, the article downplayed a seminal event. Yale students now have an […]

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Reuniting Yale, one dining hall at a time

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Yale, money and the admissions game

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Ivy League early apps drop by 14 percent

After years of steady growth, early applications to Ivy League schools have dropped almost 14 percent this fall. The change in numbers was by no means uniform across the Ancient Eight — Yale saw a large increase, Harvard and Princeton large losses, and other schools had only slight changes. The shifts followed changes in early […]

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Study abroad rises by 40 percent

Participation in Yale’s Junior Year or Term Abroad program is up more than 40 percent from last year, defying a recent national trend of plateauing American interest in international education. Nationwide, the number of college students receiving credit for study abroad only increased 4 percent in the 2001-2002 academic year — the most recent year […]

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Levin praises increased applications

Nearly three weeks after Early Action applications were due to the Yale College Office of Admissions, Yale President Richard Levin said that the more than 50 percent increase in applications under the new nonbinding program was a step toward eliminating early admissions programs altogether. When Levin announced last November that Yale would switch from Early […]

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Early apps rise for ’08

Early applications increased this year by roughly 42 percent at Yale and dropped by about 47 percent at Harvard University, according to preliminary estimates by the Deans of Admissions at both schools. The deans attributed the fluctuations more to changes in the schools’ early admissions processes than to changes in the schools’ appeal. Both schools […]

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Levin’s daughter calls for athletic reforms

Sarah Levin backs up her new book on athletics with an impressive resume. A member of the Harvard Class of 2000, she captained the Harvard sailing team and was named an All-American during her senior year. That same year, her team finished second in the country. Levin co-authored the recently released “Reclaiming the Game,” a […]

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Impact of Early Action still unclear

With early applications due tomorrow, the effects of Yale’s recent switch from binding Early Decision to single-choice Early Action are still unclear. Under the new plan, which Yale President Richard Levin announced last Nov. 6, students may apply early to Yale without committing to matriculate but may not apply early to other schools. Dean of […]

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