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Carnegie Mellon admissions director tells truth about the waitlist

“It used to be when I pulled up a student's application, I would see how many times they interacted with us. I don't see that anymore.” Carnegie Mellon admissions director tells us about changes to the admissions process, the insider peek into the waitlist procedures, and the most memorable essay this year.

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The effect of UChicago dropping test scores from admission

  • Filling out the complicated FAFSA form might lead to college financial aid, but a lot of families still don’t submit it. Here’s one state that’s now requiring all students submit a FAFSA.
  • Here’s what happened to UChicago as a result of eliminating standardized test scores.
  • This top college is eliminating student loans for incoming students with family incomes under this amount. What college is it and what’s the income cap?