Universities April 18, 2016: What are the chances of being accepted to the Ivy League after being waitlisted?

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What are the chances of being accepted to the Ivy League after being waitlisted?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, April 18, 2016 3:30 PM MST

Colleges especially the Ivy League accept few if none at all of the applicants on their waitlists that students need to plan for alternatives rather than counting on the hope a waitlist decision falsely gives, April 16, 2016
Colleges especially the Ivy League accept few if none at all of the applicants on their waitlists that students need to plan for alternatives rather than counting on the hope a waitlist decision falsely gives, April 16, 2016
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Universities April 6, 2016: NY teen Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna accepted to all eight Ivy League universities

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NY teen Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna accepted to all eight Ivy League universities

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, April 6, 2016, 2:10 AM MST

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna is the third Long Island high school senior to be accepted to all eight Ivy League universities in three straight years; an honor that is becoming all too common, April 5, 2016
Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna is the third Long Island high school senior to be accepted to all eight Ivy League universities in three straight years; an honor that is becoming all too common, April 5, 2016
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Education March 19, 2016: SUC Santa Cruz accidently sends out thousands of acceptances

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UC Santa Cruz accidently sends out thousands of acceptances

By Bonnie K. Goodman

March 19, 2016 4:04 PM MST

 High Schools seniors in the Washington and Virginia area got a surprise the UC Santa Cruz emailed them acceptances the problem they never applied, March 16, 2016
High Schools seniors in the Washington and Virginia area got a surprise the UC Santa Cruz emailed them acceptances the problem they never applied, March 16, 2016
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Education February 23, 2016: What students should expect on the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5

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What students should expect on the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5

By Bonnie K. Goodman

February 23, 2016 1:20 PM MST

Anxious students, gear up to take the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5, educators are most concerned about the heavy text exam
Anxious students, gear up to take the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5, educators are most concerned about the heavy text exam
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Education February 8, 2016: College Board adds summer SAT and subject exams dates starting in August 2017

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College Board adds summer SAT and subject exams dates starting in August 2017

By Bonnie K. Goodman

February 8, 2016 9:05 PM MST

The College Board will add August test dates for the SAT and SAT subject exams beginning in 2017, the board hopes it give them an edge in the race with the Act, but also give students an advantage when applying for early admissions, Feb. 4, 2016
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Education January 24, 2016: College Board reschedules last old SAT exam Feb 20 after snowstorm cancellations

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College Board reschedules last old SAT exam Feb 20 after snowstorm cancellations

By Bonnie K. Goodman

January 24, 2016 1:38 PM MST

SAT test centers in the East Coast states affected by the massive snowstorm cancelled the exam on Saturday, Jan. 23 rescheduling it for Feb. 20
SAT test centers in the East Coast states affected by the massive snowstorm cancelled the exam on Saturday, Jan. 23 rescheduling it for Feb. 20
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Education January 21, 2016: Does social media affect college admissions, how to prepare your profiles

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Does social media affect college admissions, how to prepare your profiles

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 January 21, 2016 11:24 AM MST
College admission officers are increasing looking at social media during the admissions process, depending on what they find it could a make or break an applicant, Jan. 13, 2016
College admission officers are increasing looking at social media during the admissions process, depending on what they find it could a make or break an applicant, Jan. 13, 2016
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Education January 17, 2016: College Board problems PSAT/NMSQT score delays only a quarter received results

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College Board problems PSAT/NMSQT score delays only a quarter received results

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January 17, 2016 8:50 PM MST

 Problems persist with the College Board's new score system; nearly three million high school students cannot access their results from the October 2015 PSAT/NMSQT exam, Jan. 17, 2016
Problems persist with the College Board’s new score system; nearly three million high school students cannot access their results from the October 2015 PSAT/NMSQT exam, Jan. 17, 2016
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Education January 7, 2016: Law school mistakenly sent out acceptances to thousands who did not apply

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Law school mistakenly sent out acceptances to thousands who did not apply

By Bonnie K. Goodman

January 7, 2016 2:04 PM MST

Touro College Law School mistakenly sent out over 17 thousand acceptances to perspective students who never applied, before they noticed and rectified their mistake, embarrassing themselves in the process, Dec. 31, 2015
Touro College Law School mistakenly sent out over 17 thousand acceptances to perspective students who never applied, before they noticed and rectified their mistake, embarrassing themselves in the process, Dec. 31, 2015
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Education January 6, 2016: PSAT/NMSQT scores released, what do they mean for the SATs, college admissions

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PSAT/NMSQT scores released, what do they mean for the SATs, college admissions

By Bonnie K. Goodman

January 6, 2016 6:46 PM MST

After a month delay, the College Board released the first scores from the newly redesigned PSAT/NMSQT first administered in October 2015, Jan. 7, 2016
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Education December 19, 2015: Harvard, Princeton, Stanford admit less early action applicants to Class of 2020

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Harvard, Princeton, Stanford admit less early action applicants to Class of 2020

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December 19, 2015, 4:47 PM MST

Most early applicants to the Ivy League and elite universities' Class of 2020 have received deferments as selectivity gets higher, Dec. 16, 2015
Most early applicants to the Ivy League and elite universities’ Class of 2020 have received deferments as selectivity gets higher, Dec. 16, 2015
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Education April 7, 2015: High school senior Harold Ekeh accepted to all eight Ivy League universities

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High school senior Harold Ekeh accepted to all eight Ivy League universities

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Examiner.com, April 7, 2015, 10:34 PM MST

New York high school senior Harold Ekeh has accomplished an amazing feat, he was only the second student to be admitted to all eight Ivy League universities, March 31, 2015
New York high school senior Harold Ekeh has accomplished an amazing feat, he was only the second student to be admitted to all eight Ivy League universities, March 31, 2015
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Universities January 17, 2015: Boehner attacks Obama’s free community college plan with Taylor Swift videos

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Boehner attacks Obama’s free community college plan with Taylor Swift videos

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, January 17, 2015, 10:34 PM MST

Speaker of the House John Boehner tried to appeal to today's youth by using Taylor Swift's videos to express Republican opposition to President Barack Obama's free community college plan, Jan. 16, 2015
Speaker of the House John Boehner tried to appeal to today’s youth by using Taylor Swift’s videos to express Republican opposition to President Barack Obama’s free community college plan, Jan. 16, 2015
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Universities December 27, 2014: Ivy League universities’ early admission rates roundup for the Class of 2019

Ivy League universities’ early admission rates roundup for the Class of 2019

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 27, 2014, 5:59 PM MST

The University of Pennsylvania admitted the most early applicants of the Ivy League universities to the Class of 2019
The University of Pennsylvania admitted the most early applicants of the Ivy League universities to the Class of 2019
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Universities November 21, 2014: US News ranks the colleges that that accepts the most early admission applicants

US News ranks the colleges that that accepts the most early admission applicants

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Examiner.com, November 21, 2014, 4:18 PM MST

The University of Tulsa in Oklahoma accepts practically all the students that apply for their early admission program; US News ranked the top schools who accept the most students that apply early
The University of Tulsa in Oklahoma accepts practically all the students that apply for their early admission program; US News ranked the top schools who accept the most students that apply early
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Universities May 28, 2014: Harvard changes admissions requirements SAT II subject tests now optional

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Harvard changes admissions requirements SAT II subject tests now optional

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 28, 2014, 1:17 AM MST

Harvard University made the SAT II subject exams optional admissions requirement for the class of 2019
Harvard University made the SAT II subject exams optional admissions requirement for the class of 2019
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Universities May 23, 2014: Colleges, universities still accepting freshman for fall 2014 through the summer

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Colleges, universities still accepting freshman for fall 2014 through the summer

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 23, 2014, 7:14 PM MST

Sarah Lawrence one of the colleges and universities still accepting freshman for the fall 2014 listed on National Association for College Admission Counseling's (NACAC) annual "College Openings Update", May 6-June 30, 2014
Sarah Lawrence one of the colleges and universities still accepting freshman for fall 2014 listed on National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) annual “College Openings Update,” May 6-June 30, 2014
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Universities May 21, 2014: How selective will Ivy League universities admission rates go next year?

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How selective will Ivy League universities admission rates go next year?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 21, 2014, 4:05 AM MST

Although the admissions rates at the Ivy League and elites universities was the lowest ever for the class of 2018, Long Island teen Kwasi Enin managed to be accepted all of the Elite Eight and in the end choosing to attend Yale in the fall of 2014
Although the admissions rates at the Ivy League and elites universities was the lowest ever for the class of 2018, Long Island teen Kwasi Enin managed to be accepted all of the Elite Eight and in the end choosing to attend Yale in the fall of 2014
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Universities March 17, 2014: SAT returns to 1600 score in 2016, revised to represent high school curriculum

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SAT returns to 1600 score in 2016, revised to represent high school curriculum

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March 17, 2014, 7:47 PM MST

The College Board announced that it is revising the SAT for the spring 2016, March 5, 2014; the SAT will return to the 1600 scale, will be shorter, eliminate the essay, emphasizing analysis all to make it more relevant to the high school curriculum
The College Board announced that it is revising the SAT for spring 2016, March 5, 2014; the SAT will return to the 1600 scale, will be shorter, eliminate the essay, emphasizing analysis all to make it more relevant to the high school curriculum
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Universities December 15, 2013: 2500 Fordham U applicants get acceptance letters then find it was all a mistake

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2500 Fordham U applicants get acceptance letters then find it was all a mistake

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Examiner.com, December 15, 2013, 4:45 PM MST

 

A third party consultant, Student Aid Services working for Fordham University by accident sent 2500 undergraduate applicants that they had been admitted to early admission, but they ended being either wait listed or rejected, Dec. 11, 2013
A third party consultant, Student Aid Services working for Fordham University by accident sent 2500 undergraduate applicants that they had been admitted to early admission, but they ended being either waitlisted or rejected, Dec. 11, 2013
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