Hey, Your GPA Is Showing

Some applicants to Duke University’s graduate school were left feeling a bit exposed.

Triangle Business Journal reports that the grade-point averages of 212 applicants to Duke’s graduate program in physics were accidentally left on a public archive of an e-mail list, and were searchable on Google for three weeks, from January 31 until February 20.

University officials hid the information once they found out about the snafu, and the department chair sent letters informing the applicants of the situation. —Hurley Goodall

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