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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:07 PM
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Stanford receives record number of applications
Despite a shaky national economy, Stanford University has received a record number of applications for its fall freshman class.

With foreign applications still trickling in, the university already has topped last year's record of 30,428 applications overall, said Lisa Lapin, a university spokeswoman.

Only about 1,700 spots are available in the freshman class, which means a lot of high school seniors will be disappointed when the acceptance letters go out from the university in late March and early April.

"The number of applicants has been rising in recent years, and Stanford has been getting more and more selective," Lapin said. "Last year we had an acceptance rate of around 7 percent, which was the lowest in our history."

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/0...
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:39 PM
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1. Next: Stanford Denies Record Number Of Scholarships
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mzteris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 05:14 PM
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2. interesting stat for you . . .
(In 2004) Stanford University (CA) admitted 27% of their homeschooled applicants, and approximately 13% of their regular applicant pool.

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