Northwestern University Class of 2023 Admissions Statistics

The admissions cycle at Northwestern University for the Class of 2023 is in its final stage: the school now awaits hearing back from Regular Decision admits. In all, Northwestern received 40,579 applications this year — between the Early Decision and Regular Decision cycles (4,399 students submitting binding Early Decision applications … 

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Northwestern Ramps It Up

Folks ask us each and every year something like, “If you had to pick only one school, which school became more difficult to get into this year?” There are some years in which we have to think about it. And there are other years in which the choice is clear. In … 

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Applying to Northwestern

If you’re a student applying to Northwestern via Early Decision, know that the university has extended their deadline for applications from November 1st to November 8th. Why’s that? If you read our college admissions blog, you well know why. Because of all of the glitches with the Common Application of … 

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Adjunct Professors

  Well, this is interesting: Adjunct professors make for better teachers than do tenure-track professors. Who knew? This finding comes from a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the sampling population for the research was eight cohorts of first-year Northwestern University students. The study findings were even more … 

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Northwestern Admissions

The Northwestern admissions staff got into some trouble recently when it was discovered that admissions officers were flagging angry comments by parents of applicants as well as by high school guidance counselors in their admissions database. Apparently, according to Scott Jaschik of “Inside Higher Ed” in his piece entitled “Mocking … 

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