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Class of 2014: You are so, so close.

Cramming the Common App
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Cramming the Common App

Most students cram their essay-writing in the last few days before college applications are due.

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Students eagerly checked their emails for college admissions decisions early this December.

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The Class of 2017 reflect on the day they received their acceptances to Harvard as they congratulate the new members of the Class of 2018.

Admissions Bliss
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Admissions Bliss

Members of the Class of 2017 remember the day they received their acceptances to Harvard as they welcomed the new members of the Class of 2018.

Admissions Happiness
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Admissions Happiness

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Most students who apply to colleges early get deferred and will be reconsidered for admission in the regular decision round.

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High school seniors have tried several tricks to hide their online profiles from college admissions officers. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

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Princeton University.

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More than 500 colleges and universities accept The Common Application. The Common App's website had technical difficulties these past few weeks.

Married Couples and Cancer
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Married Couples and Cancer

Married couples who are diagnosed with cancer live longer than people who are not married according to researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

An Endorsement Vote
Politics

An Endorsement Vote

Two Democrats, U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch of the Eighth Congressional District (left) and U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey of the Fifth Congressional District (right), will face off in a primary set to occur on April 30. The candidates are vying to represent their party in a June 25 special election for the state's vacated U.S. Senate seat.

The First Hat in the Ring
Politics

The First Hat in the Ring

U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey will run in the special election for Secretary of State nominee John F. Kerry's vacant Senate seat.

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