Harvard Lures a Record 37,000 Applicants By Milking Social Media

Post date: Feb 26, 2015 7:26:53 AM

The Bloomblerg Business magazine has recently published an article where Harvard University said applications for this fall’s freshman class jumped 9 percent, to a record 37,305, after the school heightened recruiting on social media and publicized a $150 million gift mostly for financial aid. It also shows how Harvard joins six of eight Ivy League schools announcing more hopefuls this year, suggesting their admit rates may decline when decisions are announced next month. Columbia, Princeton, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania also reported records. Read more