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The New York Times recently reported that the Common Application online system has been overwrought with glitches and it has caused turmoil for students trying to get their applications timely filed before the early decision deadlines. As some background, the Common Application made some changes this year.  Some thought these changes mainly streamlined the application, changed some...
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In today’s New York Times, a feature story announced that the private school association in New York City intends to remove the ERB (similar to the SSAT or ISEE) as an entrance requirement. The move away from testing as part of the application process is not necessarily new — various critics have suggested that one such...
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One of the first big moments of the new school year occurs when parent and teacher first meet early in the first term to discuss student performance.  Your child will have some grades, some variety of work on display, and some key initial impressions with the teacher. Depending upon the teacher, you may receive nothing...
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Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts Home of the “Crimson” Undergraduate Population: 6,562 Total Applicants: 19,752 Total Accepted: 2,110 Total Admitted: 1,638 Out-of-state Students: 86% Acceptance Rate: 11% SAT Verbal (25/75): 700-790 SAT Math (25/75): 700-790 ACT Composite (25/75): 31-34 Top 10% in High School: 96% Top 25% in HIgh School: 98% Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1 Classes under...
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