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By J. Kirk Casselman

In 1964, while writer J. Kirk Casselman utilized to Yale university, greater than 5 thousand different secondary institution scholars additionally utilized for admission to 1 of the 1,300 locations within the Yale classification of 1968. of these candidates, 1,569 have been provided admission, for an reputation ratio of roughly 30 percentage. at the present time, thirty thousand scholars observe for admission for a similar variety of areas, for an popularity ratio of simply 7 percent.

The drastic swap within the collage software technique leads to today’s scholars frequently making use of to high schools dependent 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 offers a subjective—and even perhaps impressionistic—view of his organization with Yale, its associations and traditions, and the consequences they've got had on his lifestyles. during this memoir, he recollects his undergraduate years at Yale and his greater than 40 years of involvement with the collage 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 event, the establishment, and the effect it has on its graduates.

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