Admissions & Student Aid

Record-Breaking Numbers of Applicants? Don’t Gloat

Susanica Tam

Employees in the U. of Southern California’s admissions office prepare letters for newly admitted students. The university recently announced that this year’s admitted students were part of "USC’s most selective class ever."
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F orget the blooming flowers and chirping birds. Spring’s the time for writing triumphant news releases about how many applications your college received. More than last year! More than ever!

The ritual has an air of redundancy. Many selective...

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