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Part III of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2018 examines the academic and extracurricular pursuits of the incoming freshmen.
Owen A. Labrie was taken into custody in July and charged with three counts of felonious aggravated sexual assault and three counts of statutory sexual assault.
Part II of The Crimson's annual freshman survey dives into the high school backgrounds, financial status, and college decision-making process of the Class of 2018.
Students have learned how to hack their calculators to help them cheat on the SAT.
The change is part of ongoing efforts to attract applicants from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds.
Unbeknownst to many of us college students, College Board test takers have used technology to jump leagues ahead on our most important college preparation test by cheating. Peter Wayner's book “Sneak Attack” enters the world of these high school geeks. Taking a conversation with a Brooklyn Science grad, as well as many other technical sources, Wayner exposes the simple fact that “anyone could cheat on the SAT”.
Roughly 82 percent of the 2,023 students admitted to the Class of 2018 have decided to matriculate—a figure that represents the College’s highest yield in 45 years.
Are Asian American students held to much higher standards compared to peers during the college application process?
There are two very well-known facts about highly-selective admissions among Asian American applicants: 1) Asian American applicants and admittances, on average, score higher on the SAT than students from any other race. 2) While the percentage of students belonging to most other racial minorities in highly selective colleges have gone up over the years, the percentage of Asian-American students has not.
Students protest the Supreme Court's decision on Affirmative Action.
Weekly News Round-Up: Banning Affirmative Action, Questioning Ivy League Statistics, and Welcoming The Class of 2018
Banning Affirmative Action, Questioning Ivy League Statistics, and Welcoming The Class of 2018
Admissions officers are often saddened by the the rejection letters their schools send out too.
In efforts to raise awareness about campus issues, representatives from The Diversity Report and Our Harvard Can Do Better staged demonstrations for admitted students.
Here’s something you don’t usually hear in discussions about the increasingly competitive landscape of college and graduate school admissions: rejection letters don’t only sadden students. They have the same strong emotional impact on admissions committee members as well.
Some students said that because of the late timing of Visitas, they will have already decided where they will attend college before the visit weekend.