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Karl Furstenberg, of Lyme, ...
Karl Furstenberg, of Lyme, is the former Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth College.
yaledailynews.com - A year in review: Yale faces its past, loses a tradition and breaks new ground
Karl Furstenberg, director of admissions at Dartmouth College, expressed dissatisfaction with the idea of schools making a pact and said Dartmouth discussed its policies and would continue with its binding early decision program.
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The scale of rejection worries Karl ...
The scale of rejection worries Karl M. Furstenberg, dean of admissions and financial aid at Dartmouth College from 1992 to 2007.
"When people keep hearing that they're not good enough, this has an undermining psychological effect," he says.
Over the last 15 years, Mr. Furstenberg
says, growing applicant pools reflected an earnest push for greater diversity among the wealthiest institutions.
believes many have reached a point of diminishing returns.
"It's a classic arms race-escalation for not a whole lot of gain," he
What I didn't expect out of ...
What I didn't expect out of the deal was to find a mentor in Dartmouth's former Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Karl Furstenberg.
He taught me to love the work of college admission and to see what it can mean for a university and - at the risk of sounding grandiose - what it can mean for our society.
It's no surprise that two of the most important expansions of opportunity in U.S. history, the G.I. Bill and racial desegregation in the aftermath of Brown vs.
Board of Education, both involved access to education.