|The Rotunda at UVA|
My wife and I took her to Charlottesville last week, and experienced the bittersweet emotions that parents go through when a child leaves home. Still, we are thrilled for her, and we are confident that she has a terrific four years ahead of her.
Getting into UVA is not easy. Here's what the Washington Times reported last week:
Recession? What recession?
At top area colleges, applications for admission are actually up, despite continuing economic stagnation at the national level...
Earlier this week, Theresa Sullivan, the president of the University of Virginia, where move-in kicks off Friday, said the college had received a record number of applications — 28,200 — and accepted 3,416, or 12.1 percent of first-year students. (This compares with 34,302 students applying to Harvard, with an acceptance rate of 5.9 percent.)