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In Wake of Rape Conviction of Two Vanderbilt Football players, Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol on Campus

While many religiously-affiliated US universities ban alcohol on campus, Dartmouth College’s recently announced ban of hard alcohol on campus puts it in a minority. Richard Perez-Pena’s article in the New York Times (“Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct In its Ban On … Continue reading

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MIT Early Action: Record Breaking Year

The greatest-ever number of Early Action applicants, 5,684, applied to MIT this fall, with a consequent all-time low percentage of Early Action admits:  10.4%.  17.4% were rejected outright, and 68.5% were deferred. With an increase of 13% Early Action applications … Continue reading

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Newsweek Features Problem Drinking On Campus

This week’s Newsweek magazine “American’s Best and Drunkest,” 9/11/14 by Abigail Jones and Alexander Nazaryan) featured an in-depth profile on the current binge drinking crisis on US college campuses, using Dartmouth as its prime example. For year’s Dartmouth’s high profile … Continue reading

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The Most Important Statistic Of All

Clients are often very concerned about the percent of students admitted to X College.  We get it.  This statistic offers freeze-dried information about selectivity, and a student’s relative odds of admission. We always point out the significance of two other … Continue reading

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