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Stanford Admissions 2014: How Much Tougher Can It Get?

Stanford University announced statistics from the 2014 admissions year:  A record 42,167undergraduate applications were received, and 5.1% were accepted.; 2.3% were wait listed.  Stanford is finding itself inundated with applicants planning to major in computer science, and with a much … Continue reading

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Colleges Ponder Decline In Humanities

While student enrollments in the humanities have been declining for some time, Tamar Lewis reported in the New York Times (10/30/13), college are now taking serious notice.  In 1984, the University of Virginia had 501 English majors;  last year the … Continue reading

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