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Student agony grows along with top colleges' wait lists

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / March 27, 2008

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Like jittery investors scrambling to hedge their bets, selective colleges and universities are placing far more applicants than usual on their waiting lists this spring as a safeguard against an unusually murky admissions season. But while the policy gives colleges some peace of mind, it plunges students into an admissions purgatory that could string out the stressful selection process for ... (Full article: 1107 words)

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