<p>Today's NY Times has an article about double depositing (featuring a quote from Carolyn). </p>
Admissions Officials Lament Practice of Signing On With More Than One College </p>
<p>By ALAN FINDER
Published: May 20, 2006</p>
<p>The envelope arrived at Allegheny College the first week of May. Inside was a form signed by a high school senior accepting admission. Inside, too, was a $500 check made out to St. Lawrence University.</p>
<p>It turned out, said Scott Friedhoff, who oversees admissions at Allegheny, that the student had accepted admission offers from both colleges, and made deposits to each.</p>
<p>The incident is one example of the largely subterranean practice of double depositing when high school seniors and their parents try to get around the May 1 deadline for accepting admission offers. At most colleges, double depositing is against the rules. Many admissions officials say they believe the practice is growing. And they say it is unfair.
<p>Here's a link: <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/20/us/20deposit.html?_r=1&oref=slogin%5B/url%5D">http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/20/us/20deposit.html?_r=1&oref=slogin</a></p>