Admissions

11/09/17 4:29am
Other schools like Yale and Cornell have also extended early admissions deadlines for students affected by natural disasters.
11/02/17 2:47am
"Our non-profit membership association has spent several million dollars defending itself against these frivolous claims by a for-profit, privately-held company."
10/15/17 7:57pm
A freshman who applied to the University of Rochester as a home-school student was recently expelled for falsifying her transcript. 
10/02/17 1:24am
Some higher education experts said the new platform may just add to the list of things prospective students have to do, instead of easing the admissions process.  
09/12/17 5:26pm
In the 2017 ranking, Penn tied with Duke University for the eighth spot, but Duke dropped to No. 9 this year.
08/31/17 2:47am
Sixteen percent of Penn undergraduates are legacies. That's more than the percentage of black students or first-generation students. 
03/30/18 1:35am
This year’s admissions cycle produced the lowest acceptance rates in history at every single Ivy League university, except for Yale University. 
04/20/17 2:44am
Director of college preparation group One-Stop College Counseling Laurie Kopp Weingarten described Big Data as “the wave of the future” for college admissions. “Many times now instead of just meeting a Director of Admissions, I meet the Vice President of Enrollment Management,” she said.
04/19/17 12:55am
The Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool, which allows Americans to upload tax-return information without having to manually enter it, has been disabled until October.
04/17/17 10:19pm
Cassandra Hsiao, a first-generation Malaysian immigrant, wrote about her struggles with the English language.
04/13/17 2:32am
“I went over to the physics table, and I’m not even interested in physics,” Class of 2021 admit Neelu Paleti said. “But seeing their enthusiasm really made me want to do something in that field.”
04/11/17 10:51pm
"The Class of 2021 Facebook group will remain active this year, barring any unforeseen issues,” Vice Dean and Director of Marketing and Communications Kathryn Bezella said in an emailed statement. 
04/06/17 2:57am
Virtually all schools cited their admission percentage and the size of their applicant pool.
04/05/17 3:35am
“I personally have not noticed discrimination against Asian-Americans in my practice,” Laurie Kopp Weingarten, director of One-Stop College Counseling, said.
04/03/17 12:04am
“I kind of cloistered myself because I was scared of what would happen,” Victoria Mak said. “Those ten minutes before I found out were the longest ten minutes of my life.”
03/30/17 6:57pm
Penn has admitted 3,699 students among 40,413 applicants to the Class of 2021 — a record-low 9.15 percent acceptance rate.
03/30/17 3:36am
“What are we offering to the middle-range student, the student that can afford to pay some money towards education, but not enough to cover the full bill?” University Director of Financial Aid Elaine Papas-Varas asked. “Does that mean loans for a middle-income student?”
03/19/17 5:25pm
On average, research has shown that homeschooled students have higher average scores on standardized testing than their peers in formal educational institutions.
03/16/17 3:05am
A positive experience during Quaker Days was a major motivating factor for many students when deciding whether to volunteer to be a host for admitted students for the event this year. 
03/16/17 3:02am
Credit for Biology 091 and Chemistry 091 will no longer be offered to students enrolling in fall 2017.