George Washington U. Sends Wrong E-Mail to Rejected Applicants
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George Washington University accidentally sent about 200 applicants it was rejecting an e-mail congratulating them and welcoming them to the institution, The Washington Post reported. The university followed up a few hours later with an explanation, no doubt disappointing the early decision applicants, for whom GW was their first choice college.