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Smith connections....

TheDadTheDad Registered User, ! Posts: 10,225 Senior Member
edited December 2007 in Smith College
I was at a holiday party tonight. Talked to not one, not two, but three Smith alumna of less than half a generation behind me. They are *everywhere*.
And one of them has a second cousin who graduated from the grad program D is most interested in.
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Replies to: Smith connections....

  • redsextonredsexton Registered User Posts: 174 Junior Member
    What a small world! What grad program is D interested in?
  • TheDadTheDad Registered User, ! Posts: 10,225 Senior Member
    An Econ program. D has asked me not to be more specific.
  • Native NJNative NJ Registered User Posts: 259 Junior Member
    A gril at my daughter's HS got accepted ED to Smith and, the same day, got accepted regular rolling admissions to Lehigh. This girl did not think she could get into Lehigh (not sure why since in my opinion Smith is a better school) and changed her mind about going to Smith. She called Smith and was told they would let her out of ED if she paid $2,000 which she is going to do. So...that means another opening at Smith (I don't think they would add to the ED list) for the Spring. Amazing.
  • TheDadTheDad Registered User, ! Posts: 10,225 Senior Member
    Different strokes for different folks. But Lehigh appears to be a fairly generic Greek-dominated LAC. It's SAT scores are a little higher, due to about a 50-point gap in Math, but Lehigh is about 60/40 male/female.

    Unfortunately, this probably won't translate to "another opening at Smith." More variability due to who selects or doesn't select after RD.
  • MomwaitingfornewMomwaitingfornew Registered User Posts: 5,821 Senior Member
    It depends on what the girl wants to study and whether she wanted co-ed. But Lehigh does NOT have rolling admissions, so I don't get what happened. ED at two places?
  • MomwaitingfornewMomwaitingfornew Registered User Posts: 5,821 Senior Member
    TD, Lehigh is not a liberal arts school. Despite it's size, its ranked as a "national university", with a CAS, Engineering School, Business College, and Education School. Students have to apply to one of the schools when seeking admission.
  • TheDadTheDad Registered User, ! Posts: 10,225 Senior Member
    Bless me, it shows the holes in my knowledge about some parts of the faraway East coast and remote provinces like Pennsylvania. :)
  • MomwaitingfornewMomwaitingfornew Registered User Posts: 5,821 Senior Member
    For the record, my daughter got into both Lehigh and Smith -- and chose Smith. :-)
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