Hackers Roil Admissions Offices

Some applicants to Grinnell College and Hamilton College recently received cryptic messages that read, “You are now presented with a unique opportunity to purchase your entire admissions file.” Of course, it wasn’t the admissions office that sent this message as selling admissions files isn’t exactly a revenue stream for any … 

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4 Things Colleges Tell Applicants That Simply Aren’t The Case

We hear this refrain quite a bit from students and parents navigating the highly selective college admissions process: “But the college said so!” And the college sure did say so. We don’t doubt that colleges tell applicants and their parents, as but one example, that they’re need-blind in admissions. They advertise … 

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