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Colleges Report 2011 Admission Figures

Looking for 2011 admissions figures?  Read The New York Times article in The Choice blog, March 30, 2011, by Jacques Steinberg. "By now, many of you who are applicants (or parents of applicants) for the Class of 2015 have received your admissions decisions. When The Times launched The Choice blog two years ago this week, one of the goals I set for it was to insure that applicants could put t...
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Early admission applicants lock in on college plans

By Jenna Johnson The Washington Post, 12/14/2010 The first semester of senior year is barely over, but a growing number of high schoolers already know where they will attend college. (So instead of spending their winter break polishing college essays, they can get to know other members of the Class of 2015 on Facebook.) Early application programs allow students to commit to a school -- or kn...
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MIT, Duke Early Applications Rise as Jobs Spur Move

By Janet Lorin, Bloomberg Applications for early admission to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Duke University and Dartmouth College rose to the highest on record as students said name-brand colleges give graduates an edge in job searches. Early applicants to MIT surged 13 percent to an unprecedented 6,405, said Stuart Schmill, admissions dean. Duke University’s total increased 13 perc...
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Early decision applications rise 17 percent

by Darina Shtrakhman, The Daily Pennsylvanian - theDP.com Penn received 17 percent more early decision applications this year, according to Dean of Admissions Eric Furda. This brings the total to approximately 4,500 — up from 3,851 last fall. Furda attributed this increase to Penn’s no-loan aid policy and commitment to research and civic leadership. “This is a generation that sees the ...
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