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Should high schools stop seniors from bragging about college admissions?

New York City prep schools are trying to take some of the sting out of college admissions season. To soften the blow for students who've received rejection letters, the super-competitive Horace Mann School forbids all pupils from wearing college apparel — including the ultimate "I got in" status symbol, the Ivy League sweatshirt — until after May 1, when most college-bound seniors will know where they're going.
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