Most of us have, at some point or another, scrutinized the Admissions Office and the many things it does to attract vulnerable little high school students. But it seems that the nature of Wesleyan admissions propaganda has become notorious. In a Gawker blog post maintaining that, supposedly, the bloggers at Gawker aren’t jealous of those featured in a New York Times article about “The Rising Stars of Gossip Blogs,” Adrian Chen alludes to Wesleyan admissions materials:
So go tell all your friends our name is in the New York Times. Whatever. Did you see that hilarious picture, though? It’s like something Wesleyan would send out to high school juniors.
Take a look at the picture:
Judging from the massive amounts of prefrosh drudging through campus tours with their colorful umbrellas over the past week, whatever we’re sending out to our high school juniors is working.