Posts Tagged ‘Harvard’

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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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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