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Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails
Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails

The Johns Hopkins University sent 294 erroneous acceptance emails Sunday to students who had previously been told they were denied admission, school officials said Wednesday. The school discovered the gaffe later on Sunday, then sent out apology emails, officials said. Yet the mistake, which school officials blamed on human error, prompted a storm of criticism and ridicule online, particularly using the Twitter feed #JHU2019, where students who are accepted are encouraged to turn for information. One student who was turned down posted side-by-side images of his acceptance and apology letters on the site. Johns Hopkins spokesman Dennis O'Shea said that of 1,865 early-decision...

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