Monthly Archives: December 2013
The Stanford admissions office announced in its recent letter to counselors that it received a record 6,948 early decision applications, an increase of 13% over last year. 748 of the applicants were admitted, and 593 were deferred, and the admission … Continue reading
2,500 Fordham applicants got a notice from a third-party financial aid contractor, Student Aid Services, congratulating them on their admissions to Fordham, two days before they were expecting official notification from the admissions office, reported Ashley South in The New … Continue reading
Fraternities create a social haven for young men during the challenging college years, an immediate peer cohort, and— in some case— leadership training and career networking. When initially founded in this country, these features were priorities for the national fraternities. … Continue reading
US Schools’ Results Still Behind Those of Key Countries.
15 year olds in the USA continue to test below their peers in other developed countries, reported Mitoko Rich (“American 15 Year Olds Lag, Mainly in Math, in International Standardized Tests,” New York Times, 12/3/13). The test, called PISA, (Program … Continue reading
College Board Delays Launch of “New” SAT.