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Yale drops SAT, ACT essay requirements

By Anastasiia Psnova | Yale Daily News. Yale will no longer require applicants to submit essay scores from standardized tests, starting with high schoolers applying for admission to the class of 2023. The University announced the new policy on Friday in an email to high school counselors. In the letter, Quinlan emphasized that students who do not take the essay portion of the SAT or…
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In federal brief, DOJ pushes for Harvard admissions info to be public

By Danny McDonald (Boston Globe) | The Justice Department has called for the public disclosure of admissions information from Harvard College as part of a civil rights lawsuit accusing the Ivy League institution of bias against Asian-American applicants. In a brief filed in US District Court in Boston on Friday, acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore cited a “strong interest in public access” to admissions…
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Princeton offers admission to 5.5 percent of students in most selective year yet

By Mallory Williamson (Daily Princetonian). At 7 tonight, the University will admit 1,142 new students to the Class of 2022, who along with the 799 students admitted during Single Choice Early Action will comprise the new accepted class. Overall, the University admitted 1,941 students out of an applicant pool of 35,370, representing a percent acceptance rate. “The Admissions Committee was extremely impressed with the academic…
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Harvard Drops SAT, ACT Essay Requirement

By DELANO R. FRANKLIN and SAMUEL W. ZWICKEL, CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS | Harvard College will no longer require applicants to submit scores from the optional writing portions of the ACT and SAT beginning with the Class of 2023, according to a Monday statement. “Harvard will accept the ACT/SAT with or without writing, starting with the Class of 2023, entering in August 2019,” College spokesperson Rachael…
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Dartmouth Admissions Up 9%

By Gabriel Onate (The Dartmouth). Last week, the College reported a total of 22,005 applications for the Class of 2022, marking a percent increase in applications compared to last year. Applications for the Class of 2021 totaled 20,034. Co-founder of college admissions consulting firm Top Tier Admissions Mimi Doe said she had several theories that could explain the increase in applicants. Working with students around…
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