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Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior likes to get: Your "offer of admission was mailed today, but I wanted to let you know the good news now, so that your family can celebrate tonight." Except that after celebrating that night, the families learned the next day that the admission message was a mistake and that the students had not been accepted. Goucher realized the error when the director of admissions, Carlton E. Surbeck III, received calls from students who said...

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