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Facebook Scrabble application hit by legal woes
by The Daily Princetonian
Jan 23, 2008
“With the clocks counting down to 5 p.m. on Dean's Date, Rich LeBano '08 sat at his computer unable to find that perfect word. The letters were scrambled together;”
Apps up six percent for Class of '12
by The Daily Princetonian
Jan 19, 2008
“The University received a record number of undergraduate applications for the fourth year in a row, with 20,118 students applying for admission to the Class of 2012.”
Tough choices
by The Daily Princetonian
Jan 15, 2008
“This year, Princeton and other universities are expected to receive a record number of applications, as the nation's population of college-bound high school seniors reaches a demographic peak.”
Early acceptance rates decline across Ivies
by The Daily Princetonian
Jan 11, 2008
“In the first admissions cycle without early admissions at Princeton and Harvard, application numbers soared and acceptance rates dropped across the rest of the Ivy League and at other selective institutions that continue to offer early admissions.”
Princeton High School, Thomas Jefferson high school tops in University admissions
by The Daily Princetonian
Dec 08, 2007
“Two public schools -- Princeton's local high school and Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va. -- send more graduates to the University than any other high schools.”
The waitlist implications
by The Daily Princetonian
Nov 29, 2007
“The notion that several hundred members of the Class of 2012 may be admitted off the waitlist raises some serious concerns regarding new admissions policies.”
Princeton needs more PALs
by The Daily Princetonian
Nov 23, 2007
“Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye recently finished a national recruiting tour with her counterparts from Harvard and the University of Virginia. The deans joined forces in the wake of their decisions to end early admissions programs and now aim to broaden their student applicant pools.”
Rapelye to tour states with Harvard, U.Va. deans
by The Daily Princetonian
Nov 06, 2007
“Princeton, Harvard and the University of Virginia seem like unlikely triplets, but admission deans from the three institutions are now on tour together, visiting 19 cities across the country over the course of 15 days to tell applicants and their families about the financial feasibility of attending an elite college.”
Alumni interviews have waning influence
by The Daily Princetonian
Oct 19, 2007
“After filling out forms, writing essays and taking a leap of faith to apply to the University, there's one more step for many applicants: the off-campus alumni interview.”
You've gotta serve somebody
by The Daily Princetonian
Oct 18, 2007
“As high school seniors begin to fill out Princeton's college applications, at least a few members of the class of 2012 are busy deciding how best to use 500 words to suck up to admissions officers, detail their many accomplishments and explain the meaning of "in the nation's service and the service of all nations." Perhaps we too should join them in reflecting on our informal motto.”
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