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Harvard says yes to 7% of 29,112 aspirants

Widener Library on the Harvard campus. Officials said the university saw a 5.6 percent increase in applications. Widener Library on the Harvard campus. Officials said the university saw a 5.6 percent increase in applications. (Dina Rudick/ Globe Staff/ File 2008)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / March 31, 2009

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At 5 p.m. today, thousands of anxious high school seniors will check their e-mail to learn whether they got the nod from Harvard University. Only 7 percent will be admitted, college officials said yesterday, the most selective year yet at one of the world's most selective universities. (Full article: 543 words)

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