Buying A Seat at Top Universities?
The Guardian’s Jeevan Vasagar reported this week that the British government is considering creating extra seats in its university quota system for privileged students
Stanford Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Calls Out Princeton Review
Well, I’ll let you read the full story over at the Stanford Dish, but any story that describes a mistake so egregious that it
Stanford Yield Potentially Highest Ever
As was reported in the Stanford Daily on Friday, Stanford’s yield may be the highest ever, with 72-73 percent of admits accepting their offers.
Interesting Take on College Selectivity
Caroline Hoxby, a Stanford professor whose work I’ve mentioned before, has released another report, this time entitled “The Changing Selectivity of American Colleges” on
Some Quick Back of the Envelope Math About the Class of 2014
Stanford announced recently that it had accepted a record 753 early applicants for the class of 2014, out 5,556 that applied (that’s a
On Legacy and Endowment
In a recent Stanford Daily article, it was reported that almost 1/5 of the class of 2013 was legacy, which, according to the article,