Posts Tagged ‘Harvard’

We Love Lin, But At What Cost? Is The Legacy Worth the Paycheck?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Sports

New Houston offer makes one New Yorker wonder if Lin, despite huge fan base, is worth it It’s a bit of an odd thing to begin with— Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” legacy. How often does 25 games started, one insane week, and post-season injuries and irrelevance constitute one of the most-talked-about monikers in all of sports? [&hellip
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Is It Really Easier to Get Into Harvard Than an NYC Nursery School?

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Family

art480nar Not really, but it’s helpful to know the myths and realities of the admissions process With 1.4 million school-aged children, New York City has the nation’s biggest public school system, the densest concentration of private schools, and admissions competition for the under-5 set so intense that it has inspired satirical novels and critically-acclaimed documentaries—while bewildering [&hellip
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Applying Early to College Pays Off

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Continuing Education, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By David Stoll The story this month seems to be that it is harder than ever to gain admission to a selective college. Harvard, for example, admitted just 5.9 percent of its 34,302 applicants this spring, down from 6.2 percent last year. However, this trend should be viewed in a larger perspective—one that suggests that [&hellip
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