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According to Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons, Harvard College will accept fewer students into the Class of 2022 in hopes of admitting more students off the waitlist.
For students and parents, the beginning of freshman year is filled with hope and joy, but as the author and columnist Frank Bruni recently pointed out, the freshman year of college is a lonely one for many students. Share with us your experiences!
Question: I am a senior at a big public high school and just met with my guidance counselor. He kept calling me “Dan” even though my name is “Ben.” ...
"A new study shows that high school students who show demonstrated interest in a college by making an official visit to campus have an advantage in the admissions process over students who don't make a campus visit." How do you view these findings?
Son is stressed out. Clearly, I am stressed out. I don't know what to do. At this point, I am more worried about preserving our relationship than about where he goes to school. Anyone else had this kind of experience with your child during the college application process and if so how did you handle it?
"However difficult getting into college may have been, it turns out, that may have been the easiest part of the transition to college life, admissions officials say." We look forward to reading about your experiences!