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College Admissions in a Down Economy

harvardYou would think that the poor world economy might lower the number of applicants to universities around the U.S. Well, think again. Jacques Steinberg and Tamar Lewin report that getting admitted to a top university may be as hard as or harder than ever.


Representatives of HarvardStanfordDartmouthYale, and Brown, among other highly selective institutions, said in telephone and e-mail exchanges in recent days that applications for the Class of 2013 had jumped sharply when compared to the previous year’s class. As a result, the percentage of applicants who will receive good news from the eight colleges of the Ivy League (and a few other top schools that send out decision letters this week) is expected to hover at – or near – record lows. 




March 30, 2009 - Posted by | university

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