Posts Tagged ‘Dartmouth’

Legacies Have Leg Up in College Admissions

Ever wonder about legacy preferences in college admissions? Richard D. Kahlenberg’s book “Affirmative Action for the Rich: Legacy Preferences in College Admissions” examines legacy admission practices at a number of institutions including Brown, Princeton, Harvard, Penn and Dartmouth.

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Early Decision Results for Class of 2014

More than 30% of the Class of 2014 has been admitted under binding Early Decision programs at Cornell, Dartmouth, Swarthmore, Columbia, Amherst, Williams College, Middlebury, Wesleyan (CT) and Northwestern.

More than 30% of the Class of 2014 has been admitted under binding Early Decision programs at Cornell, Dartmouth, Swarthmore, Columbia, Amherst, Williams College, Middlebury and Northwestern.

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Ivy League, Stanford & Duke Report Increase in Early Applications

Penn, Brown University, Duke University and Dartmouth College reported increases in early decision applications for the Class of 2014. Yale University, which has a non-binding early action programs, experienced a 5-percent decrease in applications. Stanford University, offering a single-choice early option action saw a 4-percent increase in applications.

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Admission Yield & Waitlist Update for Class of 2013

Admission yields at Ivy League institutions were in the estimated range. Harvard University’s yield remained at 76%. Yale University reported a 68% yield and the yield at Dartmouth decreased by two percent from last year to 49%. According to published sources, all of the Ivy League schools, except Yale, expressed plans to accept students from their waitlists. Princeton University is expected to admit 31 waitlisted students. Harvard University is expected to admit least 85 students off the waitlist. MIT admitted 63 students (including some international students) off the waitlist to the Class of 2013.

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