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  • Alan Kotok , ,

    Videos Enliven University Admissions

    A story in the New York Times tells how Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts now accepts videos as optional supplements to the traditional application forms and essays. Some 1,000 of the 15,000 applicants took up Tufts on the video offer, including some clever mathematics and engineering candidates. The article quotes Tufts’s dean of un… Read More
  • Americas , ,

    Admission Offers Drop for Foreign Grad Students at U.S. Universities

    For the first time in 5 years, admission offers from American universities to foreign grad students–including science and engineering students–dropped compared to the year before. Grad-school applications from foreign students increased slightly for the 2009-2010 academic year, but the increase was the smallest since 2005. These finding… Read More