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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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Horrifying Details From a Decades-Long Prep School Sex Scandal [Sexual Abuse]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (2 years ago)

Horace Mann, one of New York City's most prestigious high schools, has an idyllic 18-acre campus in the Bronx, a hefty list of influential alumni including Robert Caro and Eliot Spitzer, and — according to this weekend's New York Ti... Read Post

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

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (last year)

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


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