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Court Rejects Harvard's Dismissal of Admissions Lawsuit

A federal court rejected Harvard’s motion to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit accusing the College of race-based discrimination against Asian Americans in its admissions practices.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

Harvard Law School admitted students weekend
Harvard Law School

Setting a Precedent

As it enters its third century, the Law School is judiciously reviewing some of its long-held practices.

Boston Latin School
Admissions

Boston Latin Must Participate in Admissions Lawsuit, Court Rules

Boston Latin School will have to turn over documents relevant to an ongoing lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian American applicants after a court partially denied Boston Latin School’s request to stay out of the lawsuit Tuesday.

Dean Fitzsimmons
College

Record-High 84 Percent of Admitted Students Will Join Class of 2021

​Roughly 84 percent of students invited to join the Class of 2021 accepted their offer, a marked uptick from the Class of 2020’s 80 percent yield rate last year and the highest yield rate in decades.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law School Expands Junior Deferral Program to Students at All Colleges

​Harvard Law School’s Junior Deferral Program will expand to accept applications from undergraduate juniors at colleges and universities nationwide in the fall of 2017.

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Admissions

Screw Stanford, Pick Harvard

While Stanford may be the Harvard of West Coast, we are still the Harvard of everything.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

After Further Study, Business School Backs Off Pledge to Double Female Protagonists

The Business School will no longer look to fulfill a pledge to double the percent of female protagonists of case studies after finding that an initial study underestimated that percentage.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law School Students Demand Sexual Assault Admissions Info

Four Harvard Law School students are demanding that the Law School clarify how it considers applicants who have been accused or found guilty of sexual assault.

stanford ew
Admissions

stanford ew

Weird-ass art. Yet another reason to stay away.

Boston Latin School
Admissions

Three More Top High Schools Subpoenaed in Admissions Lawsuit

An anti-affirmative action group wrote that the schools were subpoenaed because they rank among the top high schools in the country, send a sizeable portion of their students to top universities, and enroll a large number of Asian American students.

Welcoming the Class of 2021
College

In Bright Red Lanyards, Prefrosh Take Visitas

Prefrosh watched a collection of musical performances at “Visitas Palooza,” attended a dessert tasting in Ticknor Lounge, and sang karaoke in Eliot House Grille.

Yardfest 2014
College

Yardfest Closed to All Visiting Prefrosh

​Unlike in previous years, all admitted students of the Class of 2021, including those who have to arrive early to Visitas for financial, religious, or medical reasons, will be denied entry to Yardfest this year.

Boston Latin School
College

Boston Latin School Subpoenaed in Admissions Lawsuit

Boston Latin School requested to stay out of the lawsuit, which accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian Americans in its admissions process.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Admissions

Graduate School and Facebook: Here's Some Etiquette

You might have thought you were free from the Facebook etiquette surrounding announcing you're going to college, but now that you're looking at graduate school, it's important to know all of the rules for tactfully announcing that decision on everyone's favorite social media.