Top colleges show record rejection rate

FT …’Harvard admitted a meagre 9 per cent of its record 22,955 applications this year – its lowest acceptance rate ever.’…. ‘A year at Harvard costs close to $46,000, while the average tuition at four-year public colleges and universities is $6,000.’ …. and an admissions counsellor thinks ‘that 17- and 18-year-olds today have accomplished more,” she said. “They are more likely to have a web business on the side, or to have done volunteer work in a foreign country, or to have started a literary magazine in their spare time. They’ve done grander projects, which makes the pool more -competitive.”‘  …

Here I’m thinking, lord, my poor kids.  What do they have to do or accomplish to get into a decent school?  Slowpoke said  Queens College is ugly, but you know what?  They might end up going there if … 

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