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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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Who’s Sabotaging College Admissions at This Elite NYC School?

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (6 months ago)

Horace Mann School in New York City is well-known for its cut-throat, student-eat-student culture. According to Joe Coscarelli at Daily Intelligencer, one very enterprising (and very evil) student there kicked it up a notch by sendi... Read Post

Horace Mann prep school: Staff at elite New York City school accused of sexually abusing pupils for DECADES and driving some students to suicide

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

A former student of an elite New York City prep school has revealed decades of sexual abuse at the institution, accusing a string of teachers of vile behaviour while suggesting others covered it up.In New York Times Magazine, Amos K... Read Post

Student Suspended For Asking Miss America To His Prom

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 hours ago)

This student should get an A for courage. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom. The senior at Central York High School stood up and popp... Read Post


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