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… and for Yale: Why Bright College Years Never Fade Away by J. Kirk Casselman

By J. Kirk Casselman

In 1964, whilst writer J. Kirk Casselman utilized to Yale university, greater than 5 thousand different secondary tuition scholars additionally utilized for admission to at least one of the 1,300 areas within the Yale category of 1968. of these candidates, 1,569 have been provided admission, for an recognition ratio of roughly 30 percentage. this day, thirty thousand scholars practice for admission for a similar variety of locations, for an attractiveness ratio of simply 7 percent.

The drastic switch within the collage software method ends up in today’s scholars on a regular basis making use of to high schools established completely on identify and popularity, with no wisdom of a school’s profile and personality. when it comes to Yale, at the least, Casselman hopes to right that loss of knowledge.

In … and for Yale, Casselman presents a subjective—and maybe even impressionistic—view of his organization with Yale, its associations and traditions, and the results they've got had on his lifestyles. during this memoir, he remembers his undergraduate years at Yale and his greater than 40 years of involvement with the college as an alumnus recruiting, interviewing, and counseling potential and present students.

This memoir displays Casselman’s ardour and lifetime involvement with Yale and is helping candidates and destiny scholars to appreciate the character of the admission approach, the varsity adventure, the establishment, and the impact it has on its graduates.

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