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Pulling the Plug

“I got a B in AP Physics!  Brown is going to take away my acceptance!” “I never had straight A+’s before, but if I don’t get them my second semester of senior year, then Brown will shun me!” “I got a 3 on my AP Calculus exam!  Brown is going to take away my acceptance […]

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When we release our admissions decisions on April 1st, we are aware there is a certain level of frenzy that spreads across the country. Seniors rejoice in acceptances, despair over rejections, and hyperventilate over the wait list. However, we have recently realized that our admissions decisions also create some undue (and generally unwarranted) stress upon […]

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