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.
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.
Boston Latin School requested to stay out of the lawsuit, which accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian Americans in its admissions process.
Harvard admitted 5.2 percent of applicants to the College’s Class of 2021 Thursday, accepting 2,056 students of its nearly 40,000 applicants.
Catherine Wang, a senior at Lexington High School in Lexington, Mass., wasn’t expecting much to happen on March 30.
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Students for Fair Admissions launched a new website Thursday to recruit students for a similar lawsuit at the University of Texas at Austin.
Harvard College received 39,494 applications to its Class of 2021, setting a new record for the third year in a row and surpassing last year’s total by 450 applications.
The median family income for Harvard undergraduates is $168,800—more than three times the national median, according to a recent study.
Two high school students hoping to attend the College were accepted as amici curiae and will be allowed to submit briefs supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admissions processes.
Despite the variety of stores in Harvard Square, the surrounding area is largely devoid of grocery stores and supermarkets.
Unplanned disappointment? “Man with a Plan” lacks nuance, insight, and even humor.
A Russian quartet transported an audience to late 19th century St. Petersburg Wednesday evening at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston.
Patrons sipped cups of mint tea as they sought to savor the final hours of Café Algiers, a small and mystical restaurant that served up Middle Eastern treats for 45 years in Harvard Square.
Despite the group’s continued success, much of the music on “ARMS” is inevitably tied to an evocative longing for the past. Their music does not sound like that of ambitious twentysomethings commencing a career; appropriately, it feels distinctly reflective, wise, and self-aware.